Plantation Industries in India
Q. Why did the British introduce plantation industries in India?
- Because of the large areas occupied by plantations.
- Because of the large number of jobs plantations could provide.
- Because they could not grow these crops in Britain.
- Because of the increase in demand for plantation products like tea, coffee and indigo.
Q. Under the British, coffee plantations became prominent in the eastern part of India while tea plantations became prominent in South India.
Q. While Tea plantations came up in Eastern India, Coffee plantations came up in which part of India?
Q. Which Indian industry was the first to attract the Europeans?
- Iron and Steel
Q. When was the Assam Tea Company Founded?
Q. Why was the Plantation industry developed earliest by the British?
- It was the easiest to develop in India.
- It provided employment on a large scale.
- It could meet the increasing demand for plantation products in Britain.
- Developing other industries would cost the British more money.