Pulp and paper industry in India

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Ancient Sanskrit on Hemp based Paper. Hemp Fiber was commonly used in the production of paper from 200 BCE to the late 1800s.

The pulp and paper industry in India is one of the major producers of paper in the world[citation needed] but is outside the top 10. In recent years,[when?] India has adopted new manufacturing technology.[1]


The factors responsible for the distribution of paper industies in india is due to the availability of raw materials, transport, cheap labours and easy accessibility to the buyers. these industries are mainly found in area of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.


  1. ^ "Top Paper Companies in India". papermart.in. 31 May 2010. 

2. NCERT geography class 9