Which of the following is not an Agro-Based Industry?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : August 2nd, 2022

1. Khandsari

2. Cement

3. Edible Oil

4. Papar-Bhujiya

The industries that employ agricultural output from plants and animals as their raw material is called Agro based industry. These industries are responsible for the large-scale production, processing, and packaging of food using modern equipment and methods.

Answer: Cement is not an Agro-based industry.

India is the second largest producer of cement in the world. The cement industry in India is expected to get a major boost because of recent initiatives, such as the development of 98 smart cities. It is opined that the cement demand in India might touch 419.92 million tonnes by the financial year 2027.

More details on Cement

The key details related to the cement have been elaborated below:

  • It binds the sand and gravel used for construction.

  • The cement that is used for construction is usually inorganic.

  • Based on the setting and hardening mechanisms, cement materials can be classified into two distinct categories namely hydraulic cement and non-hydraulic cement.

  • The cement that sets easily due to a chemical reaction between the dry ingredients and water is hydraulic cement.

  • The cement that does set in dry condition and not in wet condition and reacts with carbon dioxide in the air is non-hydraulic cement.


Which of the following is not an Agro-based industry?

Out of the given options, cement is not an Agro based industry.

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