21 MAY, 2017 (MAINS)

TODAYS ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE FROM GS-I

 

Q1. The sugar industry is the second largest agro-based industry in India. However, the production of sugar is skewed towards states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka, which are not very suitable for sugarcane cultivation and have also been suffering from water shortages. Examine the reasons behind this trend. What are the problems faced by the sugar industry in India and what are the possible measures to overcome the crisis? (200 words)

 

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