Sugar industry in India is a well-developped industry and one of the largest after textiles. It provides rural employment opportunities and plays an important role in Indian economy. Jaggery is also manufactured from sugarcane juice and is very widely used not only in individual households but also in many eateries, restaurants, clubs and hostels and it has certain industrial applications as well. Manufacture of sugar involves many technical aspects and the capital investment is also on the higher side. Compared to this, production of jaggery is very simple and the capital cost is also very limited. Due to its wide applications, the market for jaggery is continuously growing.