Thursday, 30 January 2014

IMPORTANT INDUSTRIES OF INDIA

COTTON TEXTILE INDUSTRY:
The oldest and the larges t organized modern industry of India.
MANUFACTURING CENTRES:
Maharashtra (122mills)
• Mumbai (63 mills), largest centre,
• Other centre: Nagpur, Amaravati, Wardha, Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Pune,
Satara, Scholapur, and Kolhapur.
Gujarat (118 mills)
• Ahmedabad (73 mills), Second largest centre after Mumbai
• Other centres: Porbandar, Rajkot, Vadodra, Surat.
Madhya Pradesh:
• Bhopal, Indore, Dewas, Ujjain, Ratlam, Gwalior, Jabalpur, etc
Tamil Nadu
• Coimbatore. (Most important centre). Other centres – Chennai, Perambur,
Salem, Tirchirapalli, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, etc,
West Bengal
• Kolkata (Most important entre).
• Other centre: Howrah, Serampur, Murshidabad,etc.
Uttar Pradesh
• Kanpur (largest centre). Other centres: Varanasi, Mirzapur, Lucknow, Agra,
Modinagar, Saharanput, etc.
Rajasthan
• Jaipur, Pali, Bhilwar, Kota, Udaipur, Ganganagar.


Karnataka
• Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Chitradurga, Belgaum.
Orissa
• Cuttack
Punjab
• Amritsar, Dhariwal, Phagwara, Ludhiana.
Kerala
• Thiruvananthapuram, Alleppey
Bihar
• Patna, Gaya, Bhagalpur.
Andhra Pradesh
• Hyderabad, Secundarabad, Rajahmundry, East Godavari and Udayagiri.

  • JUTE TEXTILE INDUSTRY
• First large scale industry was established in 1855 at Rishra,(near Serampur)
in Bengal.
• This industry suffered a great setback because of partition in 1947 because
80 percent of Jute producing area went to Bangladesh while all Jute mills
remained in India
MANUFACTURING CENTRES
West Bengal (56 mills)
• Kolkata (Calcutta)
• Other centres: Rishra, Serampore, Titagarh etc. mainly along the both banks
of Hooghli river.
ANDHRA PRADESH
• Vishakapatna, Eluru, Guntur and Ongole.
• Other important states:
UTTAR PRADESH
• Kanpur, Gorakhpur and Shahjawan.
BIHAR
• Darbhanga, Samastipur, Purnea, Katihar and Gaya
CHHATTISGARH
• Raigarh
ORISSA
• Cuttack
  • WOOLLEN TEXTILE INDUSTRY
• One of the oldest textile Industries of India

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