NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Geography Chapter 6 Manufacturing Industries


Manufacturing industries help in modernizing agriculture. They reduce the heavy dependence of people on agricultural income by providing them jobs in secondary and tertiary sectors. It helps in the eradication of unemployment and poverty. Production of goods in large quantities after processing from raw materials is called manufacturing. Workers employed in steel factories, car, breweries, textile industries, bakeries etc. fall into secondary activities. The students will get to know about the following topics:

Importance of manufacturing, Contribution of the industry to National Economy, Industrial Location Classification of Industries: Agro-Based Industries, Textile Industry, Sugar Industry, Minerals based Industry, Iron and Steel Industry, Chemical Industry, Automobile Industry, Information Technology and Electronics Industry, Cement Industry, Industrial Pollution and Environmental Degradation and Control of Environmental Degradation.