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Population ExplosionPopulation Explosion

Growth of the world’s population and associated problems   World Population: According to the United States Census Bureau (USCB) the population of the world has reached an estimated 7 billion in 2014. The growth rate peaked in 1960 and has been growing ever since. The number is expected to reach

Environmental Issues in IndiaEnvironmental Issues in India

Environmental Issues in India 1.Environmental Hazards Environmental Issues that Challenge India – When a natural process or activities of human reach beyond particular time limits or intolerable magnitude, it results into environmental hazards. It results in huge losses as it is difficult to manage or adjust the situation or calamity.

Settlements in IndiaSettlements in India

Settlements in India: 1. Introduction It is in the Indus River Valley that civilization in India first started with Harappa and Mohenjo Daro the 2 highly advanced and reasonably sophisticated cities coming up alongside the river. The Aryans invaded this civilization by 1500 BCE. They traveled into India and journeyed

India’s Cultural SettingIndia’s Cultural Setting

India’s Cultural Setting 1. Origin of Mankind More than a million years back, early humans came from Africa to India. This is indicated by a discovery of around 3528 Acheulian stone tools mainly cleavers and handaxes, in Tamil Nadu’s Kortallayar  River Baisn at Attirampakkam, a prehistoric site. This research was

Economic Planning in IndiaEconomic Planning in India

Economic Planning in India Economic Planning in India – Gradual changes are being seen in the characteristics of many urban and rural Indian settlements. Special inequalities, in physical, economic and social development in the country can be reduced by smart planning by the government and adopting a regional approach. The


1.Evolution of Industries Development of industries is vital to human and socio-development in any nation.  India is well known for its household and cottage industries all across the globe. Demand for silk and muslin products and pottery was very high before industrial development in modern India. Industrial growth got extremely

Spatial Organization of AgricultureSpatial Organization of Agriculture

Spatial Organization of Agriculture 1.Cropping Patterns Spatial Organization of Agriculture – The cropping systems and patterns of cropping in India are dependent on various factors like economic, social and physical. The finest farming systems and patterns for improving agricultural production are adopted in India. Efforts are taken to retain soil


Agriculture: 1. Land Utilization A scare resource is land. No matter what the practical or competing purpose, the supply is fixed. With increasing economic growth and human population, the demand for land is only increasing. The term ‘land use pattern’ means the arrangement or layout of uses of land area.