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List of Main Small and Cottage Industries Centres in Uttar Pradesh

Aug 8, 2018 18:02 IST
    Cottage Industries in Uttar Pradesh

    The Uttar Pradesh government presented a budget of Rs.4,28,384 crore for the year 2018-19. The Tertiary Sector has the highest share (47.1%) in the State Domestic Product of the Uttar Pradesh followed by the Primary Sector (26.9%) and the Secondary Sector (26.0%).

    It is often seen that a particular industry flourishes in a particular area or place. The reason for this may be the availability of resources and manpower in those areas. Almost every district of Uttar Pradesh has achieved proficiency in the manufacturing of a particular product.

    In this article we are providing information about the location of industries in different districts of Uttar Pradesh.  The location of these industries is very essential because many objective types of questions are asked in the different exams conducted in the state.

    The location of different Small and Cottage industries in Uttar Pradesh is as follows;


         Industry Name

         Centre Name


     Clay Toys




     Modinagar, Agra and Aligarh


     Perfume and fragrant oil

     Kanauj, Ghajipur, Jaunpur, Lucknow and Allahabad


     Carpet construction

     Bareilly, Agra, Aligarh, Etawah, Mirzapur


     Floor cloth

     Agra, Varanasi, Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Bareilly, Saharanpur


     Matchbox Industry

     Bareilly, Saharanpur, Allahabad, Meerut


     Soap Industry

     Kanpur, Agra, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, Meerut


     Furniture Industry

     Hathras, Varanasi, Saharanpur, Bareilly


     Handloom and cotton textiles

     Meerut, Deoband, Dhampur,  Secunderabad, Tanda


     Cigarette Industry  

     Saharanpur, Ghaziabad


     Paint-and-Varnish Industry

     Kanpur, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Modinagar


     Torch Manufacturing



     Medicine Manufacturing

     Kanpur, Jhansi, Lucknow, Saharanpur


     Faucet Pipe

     Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow


     Ceramic utensils

     Khurja, Allahabad


     Manufacturing of paper by hand

     Mathura, Kalpi and kagji Sarai


     Iron Weights

     Saharanpur, Agra


     Brass statues



     Brass locks, Pliers, Knives, Scissors

     Hathras, Mathura, Aligarh, Meerut


     Brass pot

     Varanasi, Mirzapur, Farrukhabad, Hathras


     Sports equipment

     Agra and Meerut


     Wooden toys

     Lucknow and Varanasi


     Cane sticks


    Some other essential facts about the industries of Uttar Pradesh are as follows;

    1. After the agriculture the handloom industry is the largest industry in the Uttar Pradesh

    2. Number of approved Special Economic Zones in Uttar Pradesh is 24.

    3. Uttar Pradesh's main industrial city is Kanpur.

    4. Uttar Pradesh is the second most sugar producing state in India after Maharashtra.

    5. Uttar Pradesh is third largest cotton textile producing state in India and there are 60 cotton mills in the state.

    Uttar Pradesh is at the top spot in India in the production of these goods;

    1. Wheat Production

    2. Total Food Production

    3. Total milk production

    4. Total sugarcane production

    5. Total animal wealth production

    6. Total potato production

    7. Total coverage of rail track

    8. Number of bank branches

    9. Number of Post Offices

    The above mentioned facts are very important for the different competitive exams to be held in Uttar Pradesh. So it is very important to remember the location of all the industries mentioned in the list.

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