Indian Industries

New Color Code for Industries in India

May 3, 2016

In February 2016, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) unveiled a new categorization of industries based on their pollution load. The new classification is for entire industrial sectors and not for individual units. Pollution Index Pollution Index forms the criteria for categorization of industrial...

National Renewal Fund

October 17, 2015

The Government of India had announced to establish a National Renewal Fund (NRF) as a part of the slew of measures announced in New Industrial Policy of 1991. The Fund was later established in February, 1992 for a period of 10 years. Objectives of National Renewal Fund...

Industrial Policy 1948

October 15, 2015

After having attained independence, the Government of India declared its first Industrial Policy on 6th April, 1948.  The Industrial Policy 1948 was presented in the parliament by then Industry Minister Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee. The main historical importance of this policy is that it ushered India in...

Food Processing Industry: Types and Functions

October 14, 2015

India produces more fruits & vegetables in comparison to food grains.  With 268.9 Million Tonnes of horticultural production in 2012-13, India is second largest horticultural producer after China. At the same time, India is disappointingly ahead in loss of vegetables and fruits. As per APEDA (Agricultural and...

Production and Consumption of Fertilizers in India

October 10, 2015

Although India has diverse types of soil but most of them are deficient in nitrogen and phosphorus. Over the years, the increased usage of chemical fertilizers has played a significant role in increasing the farm productivity. However, the current trends show that the marginal productivity of soil...

Factors responsible for the location of Paper Industry in India

January 21, 2015

Discuss the various factors that determine the location of paper Industry in India.