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India is known as an agricultural and rural based economy. However, the rural society is traditional, conservative and separated from the sources of innovation. Industrial development has the potential to expand economic activity, which will ultimately lead to the development of rural assets as well as income generation, infrastructure development, improved living standards and the per capita income of rural people. Similarly Krishnagiri district is highly specialized in agriculture and fruit processing industries are mostly located in Krishnagiri district which plays an important role in promoting the development of the rural population. This article is an attempt to analyze its Contribution of Fruit Processing Industry to the Development of the Rural Population in Krishnagiri District.