ALLAHABAD-Industrial Development Post Independence

By shivam → Saturday, 4 February 2017


The city has been famous because of the holy sangam of Ganga , Yamuna and Saraswati rivers . This huge city of Uttar Pradesh , houses a fastly growing Industrial sector with its good inter and intracity networks ,thus providing it opportunities for smooth Trade and Industrial Growth.  

This metropolitan city has a sound population of 59,59,798 ( as of 2011 census ) . The huge population means that there is a fair chance of setting up trade and commerce . And the same is happening with time . Lots of industries and trade have been set up post Independence in various sectors such as Information Technology , Household Goods Production , Manufacturing Industries , Small scale and Cottage Industries etc. with well connected transport services . These networks are good on both i.e. intercity and intracity grounds .


Overall Allahabad has a very stable and diverse economy comprising various sectors such as State and Central government offices, education and research institutions, real estate, retail, banking, tourism and hospitality, agriculture based industries, railways, transport and logistics, miscellaneous service sectors, and manufacturing. Average Household Income of the city is US$2,299.
The construction sector is a major part of Allahabad's economy. Secondary manufacturers and services may be registered or unregistered; according to the third All India Census for Small Scale Industries, there are more than 10,000 unregistered small-scale industries in the city. An integrated industrial township has been proposed for 1,200 acres  in Allahabad by the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India.
The city is also home to glass and wire-based industry. The main industrial areas of Allahabad are Naini and Phulpur, where several public and private sector companies have offices and factories. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, India's largest oil company (which is state-owned), is constructing a seven-million-tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) capacity refinery in Lohgara with an investment estimated at $62 billion. Allahabad Bank, which began operations in 1865, Bharat Pumps & Compressors and A. H. Wheeler and Company have their headquarters in the city. Major companies in the city are Reliance Industries, Alstom, ITI Limited, Areva, BPCL, Dey's Medical, Food Corporation of India, Raymond Synthetics, Triveni Sheet Glass, Schneider Electric India Ltd, Triveni Electroplast, EMC Power Ltd, Steel Authority of India, HCL Technologies, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), Vibgyor Laboratories, Geep Industries, Hindustan Cable, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, Baidyanath Ayurved and Hindustan Laboratories . The city is also headquarters of Central Organisation for Railway Electrification.

The primary economic sectors of the district are tourism, fishing and agriculture, and the city is a hub for India's agricultural industry . In case of Agriculture crops Paddy has the largest share followed by Bajra, Arhar, Urd & Moong in declining order during the Kharif season. In Rabi, Wheat is pre dominant followed by pulses and oilseed . Among oilseed crops, Mustard has very less area under pure farming and is grown mainly as a mixed crop . Linseed dominates the oilseed scenario of the district and is mainly grown in Jamunapar area . In case of pulses gram has largest area followed by pea and lentil (masoor). There is fairly good acreage under barley .


Strong intracity and intercity networks in Allahabad are the basis for smooth transport services .These are the norms on which smooth trade is based .Allahabad is served by Allahabad Airport , which began operations in February 1966. The airport is 12 kilometres  from the city centre and lies in Bamrauli, Allahabad. Air India connect Allahabad to Delhi and Mumbai. Other nearby airports are in Varanasi, Lucknow and Kanpur. Ventura AirConnect is operating direct flight to Lucknow & Varanasi from Allahabad Airport. Allahabad Junction is one of the main railway junctions in northern India and headquarters of the North Central Railway Zone. The four major railway stations in Allahabad are Prayag Junction, City Station at Rambagh, Daraganj Station and Allahabad Junction. The city is connected to most other Uttar Pradesh cities and major Indian cities such as Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Jhansi, Kolkata, New Delhi, Patna, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Bangalore, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, Pune, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow and Jaipur. Auto Rikshaws have been a popular mode of transportation. Since 2014, E-rickshaws have also been introduced and quickly spread over the city. Renowned taxi firms like Ola Cabs, TaxiForSure etc. are also operating in the city, making transportation in the city more hassle-free & convenient. Cycle rickshaws are the most economical means of transportation in Allahabad along with e-rickshaws.
Buses operated by Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) are an important means of public transport in the metro. National Highway 19 (old number: NH 2) runs through the city centre. India's longest cable-stayed bridge, the New Yamuna Bridge (built 2001–04), is located in Allahabad and connects the city to the suburb of Naini across the Yamuna. The Old Naini Bridge now accommodates railway and auto traffic. A road bridge across the Ganga also connects Allahabad and Jhusi. National Waterway 1, the longest Waterway in India, connects Allahabad and Haldia . Metrorail , Monorail project for the city covering the entire metropolitan region is also underway .
The city generates 5,34,760 kg of domestic solid wastes everyday, while per capita generation of waste is 0.40 kg per day. The sewer service areas are divided into nine zones in the city.[15] Allahabad Municipal Corporation oversees the solid waste management project . Allahabad was the first city to get pre-paid meters for electricity bill in Uttar Pradesh . The city is equipped with over 40 CCTVs at major crossings and markets .Along with public transport services ,many companies have been emerged to provide truck booking facilities for traders and industrialists . With growing digital world , now you can book these services online using various websites like GoodsOnMove which provide you a simple and easy booking service and saves your time , money and hassle!!
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