ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Bicycle Industry since Independence Growth Structure and Demand

The Indian bicycle industry which is more than 50 years old has experienced a number of changes in structure, organisation and growth in the last three decades, especially after the mid-1970s when several factors resulted in a new demand for bicycles in developed countries. The 1980s marked a major shift in government policy towards the industry Several new steps were taken under the policy of liberalisation and modernisation and the industry was declared a thrust area for export promotion.

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