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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

The agro-based industries of Madhya Pradesh.

agro based industries in madhya pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is one of the four industrialized states of the country, an exceptionally rich natural resource and also rich in manpower. Apart from being an agricultural state, it is also a state rich in forest wealth and mineral wealth, and industries have been established on the basis of these immense natural wealth. Although several industrial units and mineral and forest wealth have been snatched from the state due to the separation of Chhattisgarh, despite this Madhya Pradesh has managed to strengthen its industrial position, thanks to the untiring efforts made by the state government.

Madhya Pradesh is the largest producer of Soybean, Gram, Onion and pulses second largest producer of wheat and green peas. Madhya Pradesh is an agrarian state whose economy is directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture. Indirectly, the raw material produced in agriculture is used for the operation of industries and industries are important pillars of the economy of the state. In this way, many industries have been established in Madhya Pradesh on the basis of agricultural crops like cotton, sugarcane, soybean, oilseeds, pulses, etc., the details of which are as follows:

1 cotton textile industry - Madhya Pradesh in terms of cotton textile production Ranked third in the country. M.P. Cotton is cultivated in the rivers of Wardha and Poorna. The state focuses on cotton textiles. Indore is the largest center of cotton textile industry. Ujjain, Gwalior, Mandsaur etc. are other major centers. Chanderi and maheshwari are different types of sarees manufactured only in mp.

2 Sugar Industry - MP Many sugar mills have been set up in the western part of the sugar industry in the western part of which - Dabra Sugar Mills Ltd. (Dabra), Bhopal Sugar Mills (Sehore), Jivaji Rao Sugar Company Ltd. (Daloda), Javra Sugar Mills (Javra), Govinddas Sugar Mills (Mahidpur Road), Sarangpur, Allot Mill etc. have been found.

3 Vanaspati Ghee - There are factories of Banaspati Ghee in Ganjbasoda, Jabalpur, Khandwa, Gwalior and Indore in the state.

4 Artificial fiber fabric industry - The factory for making fabrics with artificial fibers is in Valier, Nagda, Ujjain, Indore, Dewas etc.

5 Soybean Oil Industry - Madhya Pradesh is the largest producer of soybean in the country. Elevant extract plants have been installed in the state to extract oil from soybean. For this purpose, one factory each has been opened on the basis of cooperative in Ujjain and Barwah. Factories have also been established in Ujjain to make milk, cottage cheese, big from soybean.

6 Jute Industry - Jute makes ropes, twine and other items. There are two small factories in the state which are Satna and Amalai (G. Shahdol).
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7. Wheat Floor Industry- Madhya  Pradesh produces a premium quality of wheat called 'Sharbati'.

In conclusion, it can be said that in M.P, there is an agrarian state where many industries have been established on the basis of agricultural products. Here the cotton textile industry and soybean oil industry are all over the country, but due to lack of finance and modern technologies, agriculture is also backward and agriculture based industries too. Therefore, Efforts should be made for development along with upgrading the agriculture of the state, the industries based on it so that their contribution can be increased in the economy of the state.


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