Your question: Where does founded their first factory in India?

Who built first factory in India?

Calcutta. Hint: Thomas Best was an English captain who had sunk four Portuguese ships. This impressed the Mughal Governor and therefore he gave them a treaty which was approved by emperor Jhangir who gave them trading rights. Complete answer: The first English factory in India was established at Surat.

Where did the Britishers open their first factory in eastern India?

The British East India Company opened its first factory on the east coast at Masulipatnam. On west Coast, it was Surat.

Who established factory in Surat?

Surat was an important trading city of the Mughal Empire on the river Tapti, and the Portuguese had been trading there since 1540. In the early 17th century, Portuguese traders were displaced by English and Dutch traders.

Dutch Suratte.

Dutch Suratte Suratte
Status Dutch colony
Capital Surat
Common languages Dutch

Which company established first in India?


Name Year Established
Nestlé India 1866
Tata Group 1868
Dabur India Ltd. 1884
Kirloskar Group 1888

Who established first British factory in India?

The British landed on the Indian Subcontinent at the port of Surat on August 24, 1608 AD for the purpose of trade, but after 7 years British got royal order (i.e. Farman) to establish a factory at Surat under the leadership of Sir Thomas Roe (Ambassador of James I).

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When and where did British established the first factory in India?

By January 1613, the first East India Company factory had come up at Surat. Four centuries later, those early footprints of the British Empire have been obliterated.