DMPQ- . How does pressure belt’s movement affect the formation of various climatic regions across the globe?

Some air movements are the result of the systematic pressure gradients that arise from latitudinal changes in the Earth’s surface temperature. One notable example is the Hadley Cell, a movement of warm air from the tropics that rises, flows toward the poles and then cools and sinks at around 30 degrees north and south of … Read more

DMPQ- Explain the Primary Processing of Food Products.

 Unlike durable crops such as cereals, pulses and oilseeds, fresh fruits and vegetables are highly perishable, and must be marketed immediately after harvesting without primary processing. Fruit and vegetables generate large quantities of valuable waste that ends up as garbage.  However, if they are gainfully utilized at the proper time they can become … Read more

DMPQ- District Mineral foundation.

District Mineral Foundation (DMF) is a trust set up as a non-profit body, in those districts affected by the mining works, to work for the interest and benefit of persons and areas affected by mining related operations. It is funded through the contributions from the holder of major or minor mineral concession in the district … Read more

DMPQ- Why Jute Industries are more concentrated in West Bengal? Also give an account of the problems faced by Jute Industry in India.

The main reasons for concentration of jute industries in WB are: Favourable condition for Jute production: Ample amount of water, high humidity and warm and wet climate. Secondly cheap labour is also available from Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha etc Hubly river also provide import and export of jute. Problem faced by Jute industry: Shortage of … Read more

DMPQ- Big hydropower projects were once termed temple of modern India. Why the Government is not keen on creating big hydropower projects?

Environmental Consequences One of the primary disadvantages of hydroelectric energy is its potential to destroy ecosystems. Plant and animal life in rivers and streams depends on certain environmental factors, from the speed at which the water flows, the level of water in the river bed, and the temperature of the water to the exact mix … Read more

DMPQ- What is Western disturbance ? How does it affect Indian climate?

Western Disturbances develop in the mid latitude region (north of the Tropic of Cancer), not in the tropical region, therefore they are called as mid latitude storms or extra-tropical storms. Extra-Tropical Cyclones are also called as winter storms and blizzards.Western Disturbances are low pressure systems, embedded in western winds (westerlies) that flow from west to the east.It is … Read more

DMPQ- Enumerate the factors responsible for the Horizontal distribution of temperature in ocean water.

The study of temperature of the ocean is important for studying the movement of large volumes of water, distribution of marine organisms, other properties such as salinity. This distribution pattern can be studied under vertical and horizontal distribution. Factors responsible for variation in horizontal distribution: The average temperature of surface water of the ocean is … Read more

DMPQ-What is PVTG? How a tribe gets the status of PVTG?

PVTGs constitute the most vulnerable section among tribals and largely reside in isolated, remote and difficult areas in small scattered hamlets. PVTG tag is given to identify the vulnerable tribes and to have specialised scheme to safeguard their cultural identity. Tag is given by Ministry of Home affairs. 75 tribal groups have been categorized by … Read more

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