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Woollen Textile Industry in India

By | May 13, 2018

The first woolen textile industry (mill) was set up in 1876 at Kanpur because Kanpur was the principal depot for the British Indian Army. The woolen textiles industry in India is partly a cottage industry and partly a factory industry. The organized sector has three sub-sectors: Woolen (superior yarn for fabrics and hosiery); Worsted (medium quality goods –… Read More »


Railway Engineering Industries and Institutes in India

By | April 16, 2018

Indian Railway is fully independent in the matter of building all its equipment. The industry is based on railway equipment was established as a Peninsular Locomotive company at Singhbhum district of Jharkhand in 1921. Later, it was named as “Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company’ (TELCO). Some of the railway production units in India are: Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW),… Read More »


Shipping Industry in India

By | July 16, 2016

The first ship building factory in India was established at Visakhapatnam in 1941. It was later, adopted by the Indian Government in 1952 and named as ‘Hindustan Shipyard Limited’. The major ship building centers in India are located at Kolkata, Goa, Mumbai and Kochi. The Kochi, Dockyard was developed by collaboration with Japan. The Kochi Dockyard is the… Read More »


Chemical Fertilizers Industry in India

By | March 30, 2016

Chemical Fertilizers Industry played a significant role in making Green Revolution a success in India. The different raw materials needed for Chemical fertilizers company are available in India. At present, India is the third largest producer and consumer of chemical fertilizers in the world. Mainly two kinds of fertilizers are produced in India: 1. nitrogen based 2. Phosphorous… Read More »


Rubber Industry in India

By | January 22, 2016

Natural rubber and synthetic rubber are the two important raw materials used in rubber industry sector. Most of the natural rubber comes mainly from Kerala state contributing to 85% of the total and the rest comes from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Now-a-days natural rubber is coming even from the non-traditional areas like Maharashtra, Orissa, North Eastern States and… Read More »


Iron and Steel Industry in India

By | October 19, 2015

Iron and Steel Industry in India is a basic industry. The basic minerals needed for this industry are iron-ore, coking coals, manganese, lime stone, dolomite and chromium. In India, there are 12 major Iron and Steel Plants industries and 169 small scale industries in India. The major industries in the field of Iron-ore are at Bhadravati, Bhilai and… Read More »


Pharmaceuticals and Drugs Industry in India

By | October 12, 2015

Pharmaceuticals and Drugs Industry in India was incorporated IDPL in April, 1961 and it has presently three manufacturing plants, one each at Rishikesh, Hyderabad and Gurgaon. It has two wholly owned subsidiaries namely IDPL (Tamil Nadu) Ltd. Chennai and Bihar Drugs and oreganic chemicals Ltd., Chennai and Bihar Drugs and Organic Chemicals Ltd., at Muzaffarpur. It has two joint… Read More »


Jute Textile Industry in India

By | September 15, 2015

Jute is obtained from the Bark of the jute plant stem and it grows best in well drained sandy loam and requires warm and humid climate. It requires temperature more than 25° C and rainfall of more than 150 cm per annum. The fibre of jute is mainly cultivated in the Hugi river valley region because of the… Read More »


Aircraft Industry in India

By | September 6, 2015

The first aircraft in India was set up at Bangalore in 1940 under the name of Hindustan Aircraft Ltd it was a private company and was taken over by the government in 1942. Later on, it was merged into Aeronautics India Limited in 1964 to form Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), Bangalore. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd has 12 divisions with… Read More »