Climatic Regions of India

Climatic Regions of India : Koeppen’s Classification Climate Type Climatic Region Annual Rainfall in the Region Amw (Monsoon type with shorter dry winter season) Western coastal region, south of Mumbai over 300 cm As (Monsoon type with dry season in high sun period) Coromandel coast = Coastal Tamil Nadu and adjoining areas of Andhra Pradesh 75 … Read more

Water Resources

  Rainfall: With an average annual rainfall of 1,170 mm, India is one of the wettest countries in the world. At one extreme are areas like Cherrapunji, in the northeast, which is drenched each year with 11,000 mm of rainfall, and at the other extreme are places like Jaisalmer, in the west, which receives barely … Read more

Population growth, distribution and density

  India is the second most populous country in the world next only to China. On March 1, 2011 the total population of India was at 1.247 billion. This accounted for 17.5% of the world’s total population. In other words, about every sixth person in the world there is an Indian. China, the most populous country … Read more

Age structure, sex ratio and Rural-Urban composition of India

Rural-Urban Composition: For the first time since Independence, the absolute increase in population is more in urban areas that in rural areas Rural Population in India: 68.84% Urban Population in India:31.16% Level of urbanization increased from 27.81% in 2001 Census to 31.16% in 2011 Census The proportion of rural population declined from 72.19% to 68.84% … Read more

Natural Vegetation of Rajasthan

  Rajasthan is blessed with great variety of natural resources ranging from scanty vegetation in the western arid region to mixed delicious and sub-tropical evergreen forests in the east and south east of Aravali ranges. Forest cover is 32744.49 sq.km.(12475 sq.km. is reserved, 18222 sq.km.is Protected Forest 2046.75 is unclassified forest) which is about 9.57% of the total … Read more

Livestock’s of Rajasthan and Their Conservation

  In the arid and semi-arid zone of Rajasthan animal rearing is the primary occupation and source of livelihood. Census of live stock states them to be 5.77 crore in number which accounts for 11.8% of Indian Animal population. Rajasthan has largest number of goats, sheeps, camels and drought animals. Density and Distribution of livestock … Read more

Minerals of Rajsthan

Metallic Minerals of Rajsthan Rajasthan ranks second only to Jharkhand in the availability of minerals and is blessed with 79 different minerals. Rajasthan has a monopoly in Non-Metallic Minerals ,while Rajasthan is not so rich in metallic minerals but the quality of metallic minerals available in the state is high.   Iron Although Rajasthan is … Read more

Conventional Energy Resources of Rajasthan

  Petroleum, natural gas, coal, nitrogen, uranium and water power are examples of conventional sources of energy. They’re also called non-renewable sources of energy and are mainly fossil fuels, except water power. Rising growth of population has created a tremendous pressure on the conventional resources of energy and thus the concept of sustainable development get prominent … Read more

Rajasthan Population

  The entire vicinity (area) of Rajasthan is 342,239 sq. km as per Census 2011. The density of the state was 200 per sq km as per 2011 Census. It is comparatively lower than national average, which is 382 per sq km. The density of the state was 165 per sq km as per 2001 … Read more

30.08.2017 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Bharatpur to have state’s first cow sanctuary to curb slaughter   A cow sanctuary will be set up in Bharatpur district -first in Rajasthan — to shelter stray cattle and curb their smuggling for slaughter   The Union government proposed a Project Cow in April this year, under which sanctuaries will be set … Read more

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