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Q24. Woollen industry in India is not as developed as cotton textiles. Which of the following reasons is/are responsible?

1. Tropical climate

2. Poor quality of indigenous wool

3.  Growing competition from synthetic fibres

Select the correct answer using the code given below.


  1. (d) All of the above

  2. (b) Only 2 and 3

  3. (c) Only 3

  4. (a) Only 1 and 2


Solution

The correct option is A

(d) All of the above


The woolen industry is not developed in India due to the following reasons:

India being a tropical county, woolen clothes are required only in northern India during the winter months, hence there is not much demand.

Good quality of wool has to be imported due to the poor quality of indigenous wool.

Growing competition from synthetic fibres. They are gradually replacing the woolen industry.

Other reasons include - woolen mills are scattered all over the country. So the mill owners are unable to work jointly for its improvement.

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