Give reasons for the concentration of the sugar industry in Uttar Pradesh.
The concentration of the sugar industry in Uttar Pradesh is due to:
(i) Availability of the raw material. Uttar Pradesh lies in the sugar cane producing area and is the largest producer of it as this area has fertile alluvial-soil.
(ii) Well maintained roads, good network of railways help in transportation, which is very essential in the case of sugar industry.