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NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Social Science Geography Chapter 5:Industries

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In the previous chapter, students learned about agriculture as a primary activity. This chapter will learn about secondary activities or manufacturing change raw materials into products of more value to people. Students are to read the chapter very carefully, for the chapter shares some important information with its reader. The chapter has been discussed in the subsequent points:

  • The industry refers to the economic activity concerned with producing goods, extraction of minerals, or service provision.
  • Industries depend on the nature of the raw material they use. They may be agro-based, mineral-based, marine-based, and forest-based.
  • Based on the size, industries can be classified into small scale and large-scale industries.
  • Industries can be classified into the private and state-owned or public sectors, the joint sector, and the cooperative sector.
  • Emerging industries are also known as Sunrise Industries. These include the industries in Information technology, Wellness, Hospitality, and Education technology.
  • About one-third of the Indian textile industry's total production is exported.
  • The information technology industry revolves around the storage, processing, and distribution of information.

 

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