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What are the benefits of agro-based industries in India? Give examples of such industries. 


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  • The benefits of agro-based industries in India are:
    • They help in the development of the rural economy by providing a market for agricultural produce and creating value addition.
    • They help in reducing the dependence on imports of agricultural products and saving foreign exchange.
  • Some examples of agro-based industries in India are:
    • Textile industry: It uses cotton, jute, silk, wool and synthetic fibres as raw materials to produce yarn, fabric, garments and other products.
    • Sugar industry: It uses sugarcane as raw material to produce sugar, molasses, ethanol, bagasse and other product

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