Flashcards in Modern History Of India Deck (22):
TISCO full form
Tata Iron and Steel Company
When did TISCO start producing steel
TISCO was set up at an opportune time?
In 1914 First World War broke out and steel in Britain had to meet the demand of war.
Cotton textiles industry expansion occurred during
World war 1 and after
World War 1 date
1914 to 1918
Tipu Sultan ruled Mysore till
A device or equipment used to pump air
Traditional steel industry was called
The community of weavers of Bengal
The communities of weavers of North India
Julahas or momin
The communities of weavers of South India
Sale , kaikollar and devangs
Spinning was traditionally done by
The thread was spun on the .............. and rolled on the .............
Weaving was traditionally done by
Dyers were called
Block printers who printed designs on clothes were called
Spinning Jenny was invented by
John Kaye in 1764
Steam engine was invented by
Richard Arkwright in 1786
A cloth with small and colourful flowery designs .
Anglicised version is chintz
Calico act was enacted on
1720 it banned the use of printed cotton textiles- chintz - in England.
First English textiles industry to grow under government protection
Calico printing industry