What are the Features of Rural Industries

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Features of Rural Industries:

  • Rural industries are labour intensive, thus have high potential in employment generation.
  • High potential for income generation in rural areas.
  • Very low investment in plant and machinery.
  • Low gestation period.
  • Use of locally available raw materials.
  • Use of traditional skills.
  • Products are either essential mass consumer goods or handicrafts.
  • Decentralised production system and
  • Limited markets.

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