Page-3 of Unexplained
The total coastal length of the Indian mainland is about 7517 kilometers. A total of 9 states of the Indian mainland has a coastline i.e. Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, West Bengal. Significance: The coastal zone inhabits about 14.2% population of India. The significance of the coastal regions are Trade: ..
The factors that led to reorganization of Bombay and Madras were at stark contrast with the factors that led to reorganization of Punjab and Assam. Do you agree? Explain.
The States Reorganisation Act, 1956 introduced a major reform of the boundaries of the states of India and territories by organizing them along with language factors. Several other changes were made to India’s state boundaries since 1956 and the States Reorganisation Act of 1956 became significant to introduce extensive changes in the state boundaries since ..
Climate change is a global problem. How India will be affected by Climate Change? How Himalayan and coastal states in India will be affected by Climate Change?
Climate change occurs due to global warming and large-scale shifts in weather patterns. The largest influence of global warming and climate change are the greenhouse gases, with over 90% of the impact coming from CO2 and CH4. The gases are released mainly due to the burning of fossil fuel. Temperature rise causes loss of snow ..
Give an account of growth and development of nuclear science and technology in India. What is advantage of fast breeder reactor programme in India?
Nuclear power ranks fifth in terms of the largest source of electricity in India after coal-based plant, gas-based plant, hydroelectricity, and wind power. Homi Jehangir Bhabha is the man whose vision made India self-reliant in the field of nuclear energy. Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited and BHAVINI Vidyut Nigam is responsible for constructing and ..
How do subsidies affect the cropping pattern, crop diversity and economy of farmers? What is the significance of crop insurance, minimum support price and food processing for small and marginal farmers?
An agricultural subsidy is an incentive paid by the government to the agricultural organizations as a supplement of their income to maintain the supply of the agricultural commodities. In India, the subsidy covers fertilizer, irrigation, equipment, credit subsidy, seed subsidy, export subsidy, etc. Fertilizer subsidy is provided by the Central government and the state government ..