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Describe the thre
The followings features describes small-scale manufacturing in Palampur:
• There were less than 50 people who were engaged in the manufacturing sector as a non-farming activity in the village.
• These manufacturing activities used very simple production methods, unlike big manufacturing units which usually involves very big machines and tools.
• Manufacturing units were established at homes or in fields unlike big buildings of big-scale industries.
• They were operated by family labours only. No outside labour was hired for manufacturing.
One example is of Mishrilal’s sugar cane manufacturing unit. He bought a sugar cane crushing machine run on electricity and bought sugarcane from farmers of the village. He processed it into jaggery and sold jaggery to traders.
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