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Describe the distribution of ship-building industry in India.

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Ship building Industry in India
1.Ship building is a large industry, which needs huge investment of capital. 2. At present, Vishakapattanam, Kolkatta, Kochi, Mumbai and Marmugao are major ship building centres of the country. All these centres are in public sector.3.There are also private sector shipyards. They look after the local needs of the people.4. Vishakapattanam produces the ship of maximum size of 1, 00, 000 DWT (Dead weight Tonnage) and Kochi produces the ship of maximum size of 50, 000 DWT.5.Seventeen dry docks are also engaged in the repairs of ships in the country.

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