What are the factors responsible for the location of industry?

There are many different factors which play a vital role in establishing an industry. The factors responsible are abundant availability of qualified human resources, or labour supply, raw materials, availability of logistics like roadways, railways, ports, etc. You can read about the Distribution of Major Industries in India – Location & Factors in the given link.

Better infrastructure like abundant supply of power, communication, easy access to markets, grant of financial incentives by the Governments, tax incentives, easier acquisition of land, etc are other important factors.

Further readings:

  1. Make In India – Initiatives, Aims, Advantages & Challenges 
  2. Defence Industrial Corridors (DICs) in Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu – Significance

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