It is a sign of our times that more and more women are starting their own entrepreneurial ventures in India. This is not restricted to any one field but you will find them engaging in businesses which cover a wide spectrum, not necessarily restricted to the careers stereotyped for working women.
The Economic Times has an interesting article recently on six success stories of women entrepreneurs.
If you are keen on starting on your own and are looking for some guidance and a bit of hand holding, you might like to explore Women Entrepreneurs India, an online platform that provides assistance of different types to would be and current women entrepreneurs. The Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs has over 15,000 members and seems to be pretty active too.