Growth and Structure of Large and Medium Scale Industries

The main objective of the industrialization program is to raise the stand of living of the people. This means industrialization to be sound at a balance development of agriculture and manufacturing industry. The industries are classified in to two categories 1) Resource based industries, are started around the location of the available natural resources like agro based, forest product, livestock products (fish, marine, poultry and leather, mineral products) 2) Demand based industries are those industries which can be developed in any place or region like metal and metallurgical, chemical and allied industries, textile products, electrical and electronic products and miscellaneous Andhra Pradesh is a state in the south-east region of India, bordering Telengana in the north, Tamilnadu in the south, Karnataka in the west and Odissa to the north east. Hyderabad is used to be the capital of Andhra Pradesh till state bifurcation of Telengana in the year 2014. Now, Amaravathi is the new formed capital of Andhra Pradesh, the population of the state in 2011 is 4.93 crores. With a geographical area of 1,60,205 sq kms. During the period of last five decades before the bifurcation of the state the performance of large and medium scale industries mainly resource based (cement industries) has grown impressively. Further demand based industries (textile, cotton, chemical and fertilizers industries) turned out as important industries in our state
Keywords: Growth and Structure, Resource Based Industry, Demand Based Industry and Large and Medium Scale Industry