Q.1 Give an account of the geographical distribution pattern of major agro-based industries in India. Also, explain their multiplier effect on rural economy. (15 Marks)

Mentor’s Comments- In the introduction, briefly describe the agro-based industries in India and their significance. Then, bring out the geographical distribution pattern of major agro-based industries in India. Explain how it is a lifeline for the rural economy. Conclude suitably.