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Research Paper | Social Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014
Prospects for Development of Small Scales Industries (SISs) in North East India: An Evaluative Study
Abstract: With almost everything coming as gifts from nature, the North East India is considered to be one of the most potential regions for small scale industries (SISs. The region also produces organically grown products, which have been gaining popularity worldwide and fetching high prices both in the domestic as well as international markets. Like tea, silk production or sericulture is another important employment generator in the region. Every State in the North-East produce a rich tapestry of handloom produce which are today in much demand is fashion houses with a niche for it. The fabrics and colours lend themselves to several applications, with enormous export potential. The handicrafts of the region are also unique and have found acceptability in markets abroad. Cane and Bamboo furniture, as well as jute furnishings are other area, which have been developed tremendously with trendy designs and applications. The present study intends to explore the prospects of SIS in North East India by understanding the potential of each 8 states in the region. It is expected that the present study provides some windows for exploring its potential to the fullest.
Keywords: Small Scale Industry, SIS, North East
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014,
Pages: 2415 - 2422