Location of Factories

Factors for location of Industries – UPSC GS1

The factors affecting the location of industries are the availability of raw material, land, water, labour, power, capital, transport and market. Industries are situated where some or all of these factors are easily available. Sometimes, the government provides incentives like subsidised power, lower transport cost and other infrastructure so that industries may be located in …

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Cotton Industry – UPSC GS1

What are the important factors that determine the location of an industry? With suitable examples, examine the factors responsible for the location and growth of cotton industry around the world. (200 Words) Factors that affect the location of an industry can be broadly divided into two categories 1).Geographical factors 2). Non-geographical factors. GEOGRAPHICAL FACTORS: ·  Land : cheap and …

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Automobile Industry – UPSC GS1

Explain the factors promoting the rapid growth and development of auto-mobile industry in India, giving suitable examples. (200 Words) India has witnessed a rapid growth in the auto mobile sector. The reason behind the growth is as follows: Fuel economy : high rates of fuel have forced competition among the companies to focus on delivering performance-oriented products. Demography …

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