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Chapter-IX

Kurukshetra district is rich in land and water resources. Agriculture is the mainstay of the district’s economy engaging 56.91 percent of the working force in 2001. Wheat and rice are the main crops of the district. Among the commercial crops, sugarcane is an important crop of this district. In a broader perspective, reasonable infrastructural facilities are available in the district for promoting economic growth at a rapid rate. After witnessing the green revolution, the district is penetrating into industrial sector. Industrialisation, in fact, has started late in the district. Therefore, a fraction of the total population of the district is engaged in the secondary and primary sectors of the economy.