GS-I: Factors Responsible for Location of Industries Across India
The Globalization means increased interdependence and interactions due to flow of goods, services, persons, capital, and ideas across the borders. This gave rise to the development of IT industry in India, which is a foot loose industry. Globalization’s impact on ..
Topics: GS-I: Effects of Globalization On Indian Society • GS-I: Factors Responsible for Location of Industries Across India • GS-I: Factors Responsible for the Location of Industries in Various Parts of World
Footloose industries are those, which are not constrained to any particular location and are not affected by factors of production such as resources, land, labour, and capital. They do not have ‘weight losing’ or ‘weight gaining’ processes. These industries are ..
The cotton textile industry in India has been localized to certain regions. Giving a brief account of its distribution, identify the factors behind it.
The cotton textile industry is one of the traditional industries of India. It is the second largest employer and its contribution to GDP is around 2%. The industry is located in traditional centers and market-based centers. Important centers are Mumbai, ..
Enumerate the location distribution and factors responsible for location of Engineering industry in India.
India has started emerging as an important nation in the field of engineering industries. The major industries and the important industrial centres are listed here: Heavy Engineering Equipment: Ranchi, Durgapur and Naini. Automobiles: Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Faridabad, Pune and Gurgaon. ..