Heavy Industries and Light Industries.
|Heavy Industries||Light Industries|
|1. Require heavy machinery with raw material in large quantities.||Light raw materials are required.|
|2. Engage many skilled workers. Women and children are generally not employed.||Engage few workers. Women and children are also employed.|
|3. Huge capital is required.||Less capital is required.|
|4. Finished products are heavy in weight, e.g., iron and steel, cotton textiles, fertilizers, locomotives and automobiles.||Finished products are light in weight, e.g., drugs, pharmaceuticals, electrical appliances.|
Concept: Agro Based Industry - Sugar, Textile (Cotton and Silk)
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