This book deals with the development of small scale enterprises in general and entrepreneurship development among small enterprises in particular in a backward district of the country viz., Nellore. The book also focuses primarily, inter alia, on the role of promotional institutions in the development of small scale enterprises and managerial abilities of small entrepreneurs vis-à-vis the perennial problems faced by them. Some features like perceptional analysis of the role and performance of Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation for the development of small scale enterprises leading to entrepreneurial orientation, find prominent place in the book. Further, the analysis of the development of small enterprises and role of State Financial Corporation in different dimensions by itself enriches the content of the subject matter. Problems of small scale enterprises covering such aspects as finance, skilled employment, marketing, power supply and availability of scarce raw materials are dealt with from a managerial perspective. The whole exercise is an attempt to fill to a great extent, the existing gap in the knowledge base of the subject matter.