Indian Transport Sector
Analysis of business
Part of the economic activity intended to satisfy human needs by
means of geographic change position of people or things.
A category of stocks relating to the transportation of goods or
customers. The transportation sector is made up of
airlines, railroads and trucking companies.
Subway & other Transport
Indian Railways has a total route network of about 64,600 kilometers (km) spread across 7,146
Operates more than 19,000 trains every day.
Growth Rate : How it is effective in
Indian Railways has set a target of having a
freight market share of 50 per cent by 2030
from 30 per cent in 2010.
Indian Railways is the fourth largest rail
network in the world, with a track length of
Water Ways Transport
National Waterway 4 (NW-4) is a 1,095 kilometers (680 mi) long waterway in
It connects the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and the union
territory of Pondicherry.
Freight transport by waterways is highly underutilized
in India compared to other large countries.
Air Ways Transport
The aviation sector supports 1.7 million jobs in India. This total comprises-(2012-13)
276,000 jobs directly supported by the aviation sector;
841,000 jobs indirectly supported through the aviation sector’s supply chain; and
605,000 jobs supported through the spending by the employees of the
aviation sector and its supply chain.
In addition there are a further 7.1 million people employed through the
catalytic (tourism) effects of aviation.
Merits & Demerits of Transport
Mobility of labor and capital.
Specialization and division of labor.
Stability in prices.
Employment opportunities and increase in the national income.
Ability to face natural calamities
Lack of organization
Accidents and breakdown