The diamond cutting and polishing industry of India has made which of the following places famous?

Options :
  1. Surat
  2. Jaipur
  3. Kanchipuram
  4. Mumbai
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1


The diamond cutting industry in India consists of more than 100,000 units, big and small. Gujarat alone houses 80% of all the processing of diamonds produced in the country, with a concentration of 90% in diamond cutting companies in the single city of Surat. India completes 60% of the diamond cutting and polishing business worldwide. About half the diamonds exported from India originate in Surat and estimates for this city are that this industry alone employs about 700,000 workers and more.

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