Indian Industries

May 3, 2016

New Color Code for Industries in India

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…

October 17, 2015

National Renewal Fund

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…

October 15, 2015

Industrial Policy 1948

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…

October 14, 2015

Food Processing Industry: Types and Functions

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…

October 10, 2015

Production and Consumption of Fertilizers in India

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…

January 21, 2015

Factors responsible for the location of Paper Industry in India

Paper is manufacture in two stages: Pulp is extracted from cellulose rich raw material Pulp is pressed into paper The industries catering to the first stage exist in areas rich in raw material like near forests . The second stages…