Answer :

Concentration of jute industry in Hugli:

1. Raw material: Hugli is very near to the areas of jute cultivation.


2. Transport: The waters of Hugli provide inexpensive transport facilities and there is a good network of railways and roadways.


3. Water: There is the abundant water supply for processing of jute.


4. Labour: Cheap labour is easily available from West Bengal, Odisha, and Bihar.


5. Kolkata: The developed urban city provides banking, insurance, and port facilities for export.


Explanation: Hugli basin is an ideal place for jute industries because of various reasons and hence, the industry is concentrated there.


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