workers loading salt into truck in Gujarat,India


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"Salt workers loading salt into truck in Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India. The temperature outside exceeds 50 degrees Celcius in the unshaded June sun, 2011. Salt Industry in Kutch district is one of the biggest industries. Gujarat Is producing about 70% of the total production of salt and Kutch district contributes about 40% of Gujarat's total production.
Salt is one the major and essential food items for human beings and an important raw material for various salt based industries like soda ash, Caustic Soda, Chlorine, Sodium Metal, Hydrochloric acid etc. Salt has some other important uses in fish curing, tanning of hides and skins, water softening, salting out of soap, ore dressing, food preservation, washing power, dyes & intermediates, chemicals.Thus, the growth potential always tends to increase to keep pace with the ever-increasing demands.This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ vsnl.com and admin@wildfilmsindia.com."