SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL HUBS IN KANGRA DISTRICT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH

Spatial Distribution of Development of Industrial Hubs in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh

Dr. Ravi Kumar
Consultant, TSG-Teacher Education
MHRD, New Delhi, India
Dr. Anurag Sankhian
Supervisor and Associate Professor, Govt. College of Education
Sector 20 D, Chandigarh, India
Volume 6, Issue 1, December 2017, Pages: 9-15

Abstract

Industrialisation is considered as a key pillar of the economic growth. It plays an important role in providing employment opportunities, raising the level of income, bringing socio-economic changes and overall it influences the standard of living of the community. Himachal Pradesh is one of the fastest growing states in India. State has made significant achievements in the field of industrialisation in the past few years. The present study was conducted to analyse the industrial hubs development in Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh. Result of the study show industrial development in eight industrial areas and three industrial estates in Kangra district. Industrial areas namely, Nagrota Bagwan, Nagri, Sansarpur Terrace , Bain Attarian, Badhal, Raja Ka Bagh, Nargala and industrial estates namely, Kangra, Dhaliara and Jawali. However, the main concentration of Industrial hubs development was noticed in the Dental and Sansarpur Terrace area which is bordering Punjab state.

Keywords

Industrial Hubs, Industrial estates, Development, Employment, Units and Investment.
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