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Which one of the following manufacturing industries provides employment to millions in India?

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Iron and Steel
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Petroleum
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Cotton-textile
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Cement
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The correct option is B Cotton-textile
Textile industry contributes 14% to industrial production and 4 per cent to GDP. With employment to 45 million people, textile industry is one of the largest source of employment generation in the country. The industry accounts for nearly 13 per cent of total export earnings of India

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