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Dry lands- are areas which receive annual rainfall of 750mm or less and where there is no irrigation facility to raise crops. What is dry land farming
Yojana Gist:Issue July, 2016 Water: A Precious Resource Preface: Every issue of Yojana deals with a single topic comprehensively sharing views from wi
The shift from an agriculture based economy to a manufacturing, technology- and services-based economy displaces the workforce. Supporters of industri
Urban sprawl is a never ending process and is acting as a major challenge while dealing with the development of mega cities in the country. The drivin
The third largest and gifted ocean on the world ‘Indian Ocean’ surrounds India on three sides. Very few of us are aware of the treasures that surround
The Indian food processing industry accounts for 32 percent of the country’s total food market. The industry is confident for huge growth in its contr
Indian economy is one of the fastest growing economies of the world. This growth is attributed to various Indian industries which have grown tremendou
India is one of the richest countries in mineral resources in the world. But the distribution of minerals is not even in the country. The internal str
Drought is a period of unusually dry weather that may stretch long enough to cause problems in a region such as drinking water shortage, crop damage,
What is Watershed? It is a region which is delimited on the basis of common drainage outlet of all flowing water inside one place. Every water body (r
he history and origin of legislation in this field can be traced back to pre-independence era. In Government of India Act, 1919, irrigation was made a
Deforestation Deforestation is when humans clear large area of forest lands for non-forest use. Purpose of clearing forests includes farming, ranching
UN Member States adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which also sets aims for the contribution and conduct of fisheries and aquacultur
A wetland is a place where the land is covered by water, either salt, fresh or somewhere in between. Marshes and ponds, the edge of a lake or ocean, t
Simply put, water scarcity is either the lack of enough water (quantity) or lack of access to safe water (quality). It’s hard for most of us to imagin
About the Policy The policy is formulated as “The Indian Mineral Policy, 2008” for non-fuel and non-atomic minerals strength of the country. It focuse
An earthquake occurs when energy stored inside the earth gets released with great pressure . When this happens, earthquake waves transfer the released
Introduction Floods have been recurrent phenomenon in many parts of India, causing loss of lives and public property and bringing untold misery to the
Interlinking of rivers is the largest project of linking all major rivers of India with the help of a network of canals. The idea of linking rivers ac
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation has taken a number of initiatives especially related to policy change in water pol
WATER does not respect any boundary. Most of the larger rivers in India meander through the administrative boundaries of the Indian federal system. In
Due to heavy rain, Water at Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala’s Idukki district is inching towards the permissible level of 142 ft. This dam is always
The Zangmu hydroelectric project is a gravity dam on the Brahmaputra River 9 km (5.6 mi) northwest of Gyaca in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. T
By the year 2050, nearly 80% of the earth’s population will reside in urban centers. Applying the most conservative estimates to current demogra
Deficit Monsoons The arrival of monsoon and its evenness plays a very crucial role in determining the growth and inflation prospects of the Indian eco
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) defines Child Rights as the minimum entitlements and freedom...
Dry lands- are areas which receive annual rainfall of 750mm or less and where there is no irrigation facility to raise crops....
Even after three decades of sustained economic growth and a proliferation of welfare schemes, roughly one in three Indians st...
The ‘Good Governance’ platform in India is in need of three new pillars for better performance fitting its epilogue. These in...
Why was Article 370 inserted in the Constitution? According to Gopalaswami Ayyangar (Minister without portfolio in the first ...
Women were traditionally at a disadvantage in most societies especially by the end of 17th century. The advent of Industrial ...
The Concept In broad terms civil society is commonly defined as the area outside family, market and state, encompassing a spe...
Frontline Issue: May 13,2016 : Quest for Equality Temple Entry for women: Analysis of the issue: The issue contains a detaile...
Even after the 70 years of independence, more than 50 % of total populations don’t have any bank account. Expectations ...
After a brief explanation of the concept of "Diplomacy", the article seeks to explain the context, the concept, the emergence...
Japanese scientists have established the identity of a "missing element" within the Earth's core. They have been searching fo...
According to Scientists, A new plate boundary may be forming on the floor of the Indian Ocean as a result of the largest eart...
Japan has decided to be associated with the development of Chennai, Ahmedabad and Varanasi as smart cities. So far, leading c...
The Centre has decided to step down the usual practice of annually sanctioning the action plans under the Atal Mission for Re...
For the first time, researchers have observed the creation of ice crystals on individual atmospheric particles, giving an unp...
Cyclone ‘ Vardah ’made a landfall near Chennai, bringing heavy rains accompanied by high velocity winds to Tamil Nadu’s capit...
The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016 recently came to an end with the adoption of the ‘N...
NABARD has sanctioned loan worth Rs. 19,702 crore to National Water Development Agency (NWDA) for 50 irrigation projects from...
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has released a Report on Palaeo Channel of North West I...
The National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) will raise in phases over Rs 77,000 crore from market to fund...