List of Main Small and Cottage Industries Centres in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh government presented a budget of Rs.4,28,384 crore for the year 2018-19. The Tertiary Sector has the highest share (47.1%) in the State Domestic Product of the Uttar Pradesh followed by the Primary Sector (26.9%) and the Secondary Sector (26.0%).

It is often seen that a particular industry flourishes in a particular area or place. The reason for this may be the availability of resources and manpower in those areas. Almost every district of Uttar Pradesh has achieved proficiency in the manufacturing of a particular product.

In this article we are providing information about the location of industries in different districts of Uttar Pradesh.  The location of these industries is very essential because many objective types of questions are asked in the different exams conducted in the state.

The location of different Small and Cottage industries in Uttar Pradesh is as follows;


     Industry Name

     Centre Name


 Clay Toys




 Modinagar, Agra and Aligarh


 Perfume and fragrant oil

 Kanauj, Ghajipur, Jaunpur, Lucknow and Allahabad


 Carpet construction

 Bareilly, Agra, Aligarh, Etawah, Mirzapur


 Floor cloth

 Agra, Varanasi, Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Bareilly, Saharanpur


 Matchbox Industry

 Bareilly, Saharanpur, Allahabad, Meerut


 Soap Industry

 Kanpur, Agra, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, Meerut


 Furniture Industry

 Hathras, Varanasi, Saharanpur, Bareilly


 Handloom and cotton textiles

 Meerut, Deoband, Dhampur,  Secunderabad, Tanda


 Cigarette Industry  

 Saharanpur, Ghaziabad


 Paint-and-Varnish Industry

 Kanpur, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Modinagar


 Torch Manufacturing



 Medicine Manufacturing

 Kanpur, Jhansi, Lucknow, Saharanpur


 Faucet Pipe

 Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow


 Ceramic utensils

 Khurja, Allahabad


 Manufacturing of paper by hand

 Mathura, Kalpi and kagji Sarai


 Iron Weights

 Saharanpur, Agra


 Brass statues



 Brass locks, Pliers, Knives, Scissors

 Hathras, Mathura, Aligarh, Meerut


 Brass pot

 Varanasi, Mirzapur, Farrukhabad, Hathras


 Sports equipment

 Agra and Meerut


 Wooden toys

 Lucknow and Varanasi


 Cane sticks


Some other essential facts about the industries of Uttar Pradesh are as follows;

1. After the agriculture the handloom industry is the largest industry in the Uttar Pradesh

2. Number of approved Special Economic Zones in Uttar Pradesh is 24.

3. Uttar Pradesh's main industrial city is Kanpur.

4. Uttar Pradesh is the second most sugar producing state in India after Maharashtra.

5. Uttar Pradesh is third largest cotton textile producing state in India and there are 60 cotton mills in the state.

Uttar Pradesh is at the top spot in India in the production of these goods;

1. Wheat Production

2. Total Food Production

3. Total milk production

4. Total sugarcane production

5. Total animal wealth production

6. Total potato production

7. Total coverage of rail track

8. Number of bank branches

9. Number of Post Offices

The above mentioned facts are very important for the different competitive exams to be held in Uttar Pradesh. So it is very important to remember the location of all the industries mentioned in the list.

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