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Mineral and Chemical Based industries – NCERT Notes on Geography

Mineral based Industries Iron and Steel Industry As all other industries heavy,medium and light depend on the iron and still industry it is also called basic industry Production and consumption of steel is often taken...

Classification of Industries

Industries can be classified on the following lines On the basis of source of raw materials used:  Agro based: cotton, woolen, jute, silk textile, rubber and sugar, tea, coffee, edible oil  Mineral based: iron and...

Manufacturing Industries and Factors Affecting Locations of Industry

Manufacturing Industries Production of goods in large quantities after processing from raw material is called manufacturing Manufacturing industries acts as a backbone for the development of a nation . Relation Between Growth of agriculture...

Population Composition and Literacy Rates in India

Sex Ratio - In India sex ratio is the number of females per thousand males In regions where gender discrimination is rampant, the sex ratio is generally poor . The low number of males...

Population Composition :Geography Notes on NCERT

Population and Census  Census is the most comprehensive demographic, social & economic data of a country . 1st Census held in the year 1872 in India . 1st complete census held in the year 1881 Population...

Montane and Mangrove Forest Notes on NCERT Geography

Montane Forests In mountainous areas, the decrease in temperature with increasing altitude leads to the corresponding change in natural vegetation. As such, there is a succession of natural vegetation belts in the same order...

Natural Vegetation And Wild Life

NATURAL VEGETATION & WILD LIFE India is one of the twelve mega biodiversity countries of the world. In plant diversity India ranks 10th in World, 4th in Asia. India has 47,000 plant species India...

Indian Monsoon Explained

Indian Monsoon The climate of India is strongly influenced by monsoon winds The sailors who came to India in historic times were one of the first to have noticed the phenomenon of the monsoon. ...

Indian Climate and Monsoon Geography Notes

What is climate ? Climate refers to the sum total of weather conditions and variations over a large area for a long period of time (more than thirty years). What is weather ? Weather refers to the...

India : Size and Location Geography Notes

India — Size, Location and Neighbor India is a vast country Lying entirely in the Northern hemisphere The main land extends between latitudes 8°4’N and 37°6’N and longitudes 68°7’E and 97°25’E. The Tropic of...