CHAPTER 19 :    INDUSTRIES


Article 19.1 :

Every citizen of India will be free to make any home scale industry anywhere in India. No any Government can impose any restrictions on home scale cottage industries and no any Government can impose any tax on such home scale industries.

Article 19.2 :

All agro processing activities for crushing oilseeds, cotton ginning, rice milling, cotton spinning, cloth weaving etc will be through cottage industries only. No person or company or partnership firm can do this business on bigger scale than cottage industries.

Article 19.3 :

Any item or commodity which can be manufactured at cottage scale can not be manufactured at bigger than cottage scale.

Article 19.4 :

Any item or commodity which can not be manufactured at cottage scale but which can be manufactured at village level small scale industry can not be manufactured at bigger than village level small scale industries. Sugar industry, cement industry, lime industry etc. will fall in such category.

Article 19.5 :

Any item or commodity which can not be manufactured at village level small scale industry can be established by associations of cooperative societies of villages, taluka etc.

Article 19.6 :

Any item or commodity which can be manufactured by Indian people can not be manufactured with the collaboration of any foreign company.

Article 19.7 :

Any item or commodity which can be manufactured by any cooperative society of Indian people can not be manufactured by any limited company.

Article 19.8 :

Any item or commodity which can be manufactured by Indian people or can be manufactured by Indian people with foreign technical collaboration can not be imported.

Article 19.9 :

As far as possible, no central Government or State Government or Distict Government will manufacture any commodity. 

Article 19.10 :

As far as possible, every village Panchayat will manufacture each and every commodity which is not possible to manufacture by individual persons and which is possible to manufacturing at village scale in that village.