Sectors of The Indian Economy – Notes
Introduction – Sectors of the Indian Economy
All the activities that involve the production and distribution of products and services are called economic activities.
Economic activities in India are classified into three different sectors:
- Primary sector
- Secondary sector and
- Tertiary sector
The primary sector includes activities that use natural resources to produce natural goods, like agriculture, dairy farming, poultry, fishing, mining and forestry.
The primary sector is also called the agriculture and related sector.
The secondary sector includes activities that use natural products or other raw materials for industrial manufacturing of goods.
The secondary sector is also called the industrial sector.