Geography is the study of the physical features of the earth like mountains, plains, valley, plateau, hills, glaciers and its atmosphere.

Functional Classification of World Cities

Functional Classification gives an idea about occupation, industrial structure and social amenities. It is generally difficult to define the cities based on the function they perform because all cities have more than one function to perform. However, in geography it is generally in terms of economic functions based on inductive and empirical data. Griffith Taylor(…)

Implicit Barriers to MOBILITY: On Indian Migration

Policy barriers to internal mobility in India are imposed by omission as an alternative to commission, exemplifying the implicit obstacles to migration in lots of developing countries. Current policies don’t let communities to completely capture some great benefits of labor mobility. The prices and risks of migration would be significantly lowered by greater flexibility in(…)

World bank’s World Development Report 2009

Historical evidence suggests that urbanization in developing countries will still be rapid at initial phases of economic growth – high of the rise in urban shares comes about before nations arrive at upper-middle incomes. Even so the rising density shall be welcomed when it produces agglomeration economies. The debate mustn’t be mainly about the pace(…)

Indian Plate Movement 2012

Earthquake and Tsunami Risk Zones The Indian Plate, separated from the Antarctic, started moving towards the NNE about 180 million in years past. Present movement from the Indian plate in the Carlsberg spreading ridge results in collision inside Himalaya and seduction from the Andaman-Sumatra. These plate margins, therefore would be the major seismic belts from(…)

New Developments in Geography 2012

Evolution, Climate Change and Oriental Monsoon The evolution of Oriental Monsoon is an extremely complex phenomenon; still more advanced is the issue of climate change. It involves a whole selection of climatic conditions as well as solar radiation, temperature, pressure, wind, cloud and precipitation in the given period than the preceding periods and it has(…)

Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project

The “Sethusamudram Shipway” project proposes linking the Park Bay plus the Gulf of Mannar about the colonial of India by creating a shipping canal through Rameswaram Island, which may give you a continuous navigable sea route about the Indian Peninsula. The project involves digging a 44.9 nautical mile long channel. Following the canal is constructed,(…)

Industries in India

Iron and steel Industries of India First Iron and steel plant on Modern line was started in 1830 at Porto Nova in Tamil Nadu but it closed down in 1866. The real beginning was made in 1907 when TISCO was set up at Jamshedpur. MAJOR STEEL COMPANIES OF INDIA Tata Iron and Steels Co. (TISCO)(…)

Irrigation and Power Projects in India

Here is the list of All the Irrigation and Power Projects in India working right now or planned to be started with all the details. Here are they are :- Bhakhra Nangal Project It is a joint venture project of the Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan government. “Bhakhra” and “Nangal” are the name of place on(…)

Energy Sources in India

NON – CONVENTIONAL ENERGY SOURCES Non-Conventional energy is abundant, renewable, pollution free and eco-friendly. It is the energy of the future. No wonder, non-conventional energy is the fast catching the imagination of the people in India. DNES – Department of Non-Conventional Energy Source (1982) Started renewable energy program in India. IREDA – Indian Renewable Energy(…)

Minerals Found in India

Here are the following minerals found in India with all their details like places of occurrences, ratio etc. COAL Coal is combustible, solid stratified rock of organic and mineral matter.–          Rani Ganj coal Field (W.B.) – Jharia and Chandrapura Coal Field (Jharkhand) – Bokaro and Giridih Coal Field (Jharkhand) – Jharkhand has the largest coal(…)