Indian and World Geography

New India:The Transformation of Rural India

Date: November 23, 2017

Rapid agriculture growth and rapid rural employment growth were always the focus of India’s policy makers. Mahatma Gandhi envisaged India as a Nation of self-sufficient autonomous village republics.

 Land - the summum bonum of rural existence, and agricultural structure was the most important determinant of India’s development. Highly skewed distribution of land was res...

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Primary Sector Activities

Date: December 14, 2014

Primary Sector : Activities

 

  1. Nomadic Herding (Pastoral Nomadism) – Along with animal...

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Major Crops of the world

Date: December 14, 2014

Major Crops of World

  1. Wheat

Geographical Conditions of Cultivation

  * This is Temperate-Tropical region crops. This grows in...

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Major Industries

Date: December 14, 2014

Major Industries

Iron Steel Industry

Iron Steel Industries are the base of the Modern Industrial Age. The production of Iron Steel is the measuring scale of the nation’s economic development.

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Minerals

Date: December 14, 2014

Minerals

Following are the major elements of earth crust –

  1. Oxygen 46.6% 2. Silicon 27.7% 3. Aluminium 8.1%      4. Iron 5%        5. Calcium 3.6%
  • Magma which is found in the interior of ear...

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Food Crops

Date: December 14, 2014

Food Crops

  1. Rice
  • Rice is a tropical crop. 240 C Average temperature, 150 cm annual rainfall, claye loam soil is most suitable.
  • Rice is Kharif/winter crop. It is sown from June to August and cut down in the months from Novemb...

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Climatic Regions (World wide)

Date: December 14, 2014

Climatic Regions

  1. Equatorial Climate Regions (Tropical Rain forests type climate) (Af climate)

 Regions – Amazon Basin in South America, Congo basin in Africa, Guinea Coast, Ea...

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Distribution of Iron ore (world wide)

Date: December 14, 2014

Iron Ore Distribution

 

Europe

  1. Ukraine – Kirvoj Rog region of the Southern Ukraine. High quality haematite iron is found. Kursk Magnetic Ano...

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Indian Climate I

Date: December 14, 2014

Indian Climate

The Seasons

Winters : (Cold Weather)

  • November-February

Temperature<...

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Indian Climate II

Date: December 14, 2014

Indian Climate

Factor Affecting Indian Climate :

  1. Latitude – Tropic of Cancer passes through Central India; from Runn of Kuchchh to Mizoram. There sub-tropical climate in North of Cancer tropic and Tropical Climate in South.
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Plantation Crops

Date: December 14, 2014

Plantation Crops

  1. Tea
  • India is the largest tea producer
  • 250-300C temperature, 150-250 cm annual rainfall
  • Tea plantation are located along the hills lope Read More

Indian Peninsular plateau

Date: December 11, 2014

Peninsular Plateau

  • Extended over 16 lakh km2
  • Aravali range marks the North-West end, Bundelkhand highland marks the North Boundary (including Kaimur and Rajmahal hills), in south; Southern Sahyadri marks the boundary and Eastern ghats forms the East boundary.
  • Peninsular plateau is divided into t...

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Energy Resources

Date: December 11, 2014

Energy Resources

  1. Coal – The quality of coal depends upon the % of carbon in it. So on this basis, the coal are divided into 4 categories –
  2. Pete – Carbon is less than 40%. This resembles wood ...

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food processing in india

Date: December 06, 2014

Food Processing Industry: Concepts, Issues and Its Scenario in India and the World

What is food processing industry (FPI)? Read More