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How Are Industries Classified on the Basis of Raw Material? - Geography

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How are industries classified on the basis of raw material?

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Solution

Industries classified on the basis of raw material are as follows:
(i) Agro-based industries: These industries utilise agricultural products as their raw material.
(ii) Mineral-based industries: They obtain their raw materials from mines like coal, iron ore, bauxite etc.
(iii) Forest-based industries: They obtain their raw material from forests like teak, sal, rosewood etc.

Concept: Agro Based Industry - Sugar, Textile (Cotton and Silk)
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ICSE ICSE Class 10 Geography
Chapter 9 Industries in India: Agro Based Industries
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