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  • Water Management

    Water management is referred to the planning, developing, distributing and optimum use of water resources under defined water polices and regulations. The water cycle, through evaporation and precipitation, maintains hydrological systems which form rivers and lakes and support in a variety of aquatic ecosystems. Wetlands are intermediate forms between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and contain species of plants and animals that are highly moisture dependent.

    Sep 7, 2019
  • Which States of India share boundaries with Nepal?

    India shares borders with China, Nepal, Burma (Myanmar), Pakistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan. It is the seventh largest country in the world by area. In this article we will see in detail about the states of India that share boundaries with Nepal.

    Aug 21, 2019
  • Which Indian states share boundaries with China?

    As we know that India share boundaries with 7 countries that is there are 7 neighbouring countries of India. From east to west countries are Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, China, Afghanistan (only official claim, not on actual grounds) and Pakistan. Out of these 7 countries let us study about those Indian states that share boundaries with China.

    Jul 19, 2019
  • What is Cyclone Vayu and how it is formed?

    As we know that cyclone Vayu will soon hit Gujarat at a gust speed of 135kmph. According to the Indian Meteorological Department the thunderstorm and lightning will accompanied with the gusty wind in the coastal region of Gujarat. It may cause landfall over the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat as a severe cyclonic storm. Do you know what is tropical cyclone Vayu, how it is formed. Let us find out.

    Jun 12, 2019
  • What is National Water Grid?

    The National Water Grid is a large scale engineering proposal for the management of water resources in India by the interlinking of the Indian rivers through networks of reservoir and canals. In this article, we have discussed about the advantages and disadvantages of the national Water Grid as well as the National River Linking Project Plan which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Apr 24, 2019
  • Top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India

    An Earthquake is basically the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy. This energy radiates in all directions from the source, focus, in the form of waves. India is divided into five earthquake Zones (Seismic Zones) based on the intensities of earthquakes recorded on the Modified Mercalli Scale. In this article, we are giving list top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Apr 24, 2019
  • How National Highways are named in India

    National Highways Authority of India (NHAI; was set up in 1988) is responsible for development, maintenance and management of Highways in India. India has the second largest road network across the world. The total length of Natioanl Highways in increased from about 91,287 km in 2014 to about 142,126 km in 2019.

    Apr 9, 2019
  • Meaning and Impact of the Green Revolution in India

    The Green Revolution is referred to as the process of increasing agricultural production by incorporating modern tools and techniques. In the second half of Second Five year plan, Ford Foundation sponsored a team of experts invited by the Government of India to propose ways to boost agricultural production & efficiency. As per recommendations of the expert team, government of India introduced a rigorous development programme in 7 districts selected from seven States in the year 1960. This programme was termed as IADP (Intensive Area Development Programme).

    Mar 30, 2019
  • Cropping Patterns and Cropping Systems in India

    The choice of crop cultivation of farmer is guided by the factors like Physical, Social and Economic. Sometimes they cultivate a number of crops at their farms and rotate a particular crop combination over a period. Here, we are giving a brief note on the Cropping Patterns and Cropping Systems in India, which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

    Mar 14, 2019
  • An introduction to Karewa deposits and their economic significance

    Karewas are lacustrine deposits. According geographers, the Karewa Formation are glacio- fluvial-lacustrine and aeolian loess of Plio-Pleistocene age. It is extremely important for agricultural and horticultural practices. In this article we have explained about Karewa formation, Karewa belts and its economic significance which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Mar 8, 2019
  • What is the Ecological Profile of Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

    Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the largest archipelago system in the Bay of Bengal. It extends over an area of 8249 Sq. km comprising 572 islands of which 37 are inhabited, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea with a coastline of 1912 km (approx. 1/4th of total coastline of India). In this article, we rea giving the Ecological Profile of Andaman and Nicobar Islands which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Mar 5, 2019
  • Indus Water Treaty (IWT): Water-Sharing Agreement

    The Indus Water Treaty is the treaty between the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan for the optimum utilisation of the waters of the Indus system of rivers. It was signed under the arbitration of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (now World Bank) in Karachi (Pakistan) on September 19, 1960.

    Feb 22, 2019
  • Border Disputes in North-Eastern India

    Border areas have their own problems and peculiarities and more often vulnerable to illegal infiltration of population, which adds pressure on their economic and environmental resources. The North-East region of India comprises of eight states, namely Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim. The region is known for a multitude of conflicts that undermines the idea of India as a prosperous and a functioning democracy. In this article, we have discussed on the problems and peculiarities on the border disputes in North-Eastern India which help the reader to understand the geopolitical problems in North East India.

    Feb 19, 2019
  • Geographical Distribution of Paper Industry in India

    Paper Industry in India is agro-based and it requires more land must be brought under plantations of eucalyptus and other trees apposite for the making of papers. The first paper mill in the country was set up at Serampore (Bengal) in 1812 but failed due to lack of demand for paper. In this article, we are giving the geographical distribution of Paper Industry in India and the major centres name which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Feb 13, 2019
  • What is Western Disturbance and its impact on the Indian subcontinent?

    Air is an extremely compressible gas, and as a result, atmospheric pressure varies considerable with height. Western Disturbance is an extratropical storm originating in the Mediterranean region that brings sudden winter rain to the north-western parts of the Indian sub-continent. In this article we have discussed, the concept of western disturbance, from where it is originates and how it impact on the Indian sub-continent.

    Feb 11, 2019