What are the 3 major industries?

The 3 major types of industries are primary industry, secondary industry and tertiary industry. The industries which are involved in extraction of raw materials like the mining industry are categorized as the primary industry. You can read about the Make In India – Initiatives, Aims, Advantages & Challenges [UPSC Notes GS-III] in the given link.

The manufacturing companies are categorized into secondary industries and most of the companies involved in the services sector are categorized into tertiary industries. The industries in India received a major boost after 1991 economic reforms.

Further readings:

  1. Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) & DIPP – UPSC Notes
  2. 10 Maharatna Companies – Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs)

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