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Question 944

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Comment on how the partition of India impacted the jute industry?

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Partition of India and Jute Industry

  • Jute, the golden fibre, occupies significant place in Indian economy. It is second important textile industry after cotton.
  • Jute industry is highly labour intensive and supports over lakh farmers and lakh mill workers. It is used in manufacture of germy bags, hessian, ropes, strings, carpets geo-textile products…

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Question 945

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Bring out the drawbacks of green revolution in India.

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Green Revolution in India

Green revolution is characterised as ‘Prisoner of its success’ even though, it has made India Self-Sufficient in food grain production, it has several drawbacks

The Socio Economic

Geographical

Change in crop combinations & cropping pattern which was unsuitable for agro-ecology.

Ecological

  • Unscientific resource use and thus exhau…

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Question 946

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Explain Air Mass Theory and Jet Stream Theory of monsoon development.

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Air Mass Theory

  • The southeast trade winds in the southern hemisphere and the northeast trade winds in the northern hemisphere meet each other near the equator.
  • This meeting place is known as the inter tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) .
  • It is the region of ascending air, maximum clouds and heavy rainfall.
  • The location of ITCZ shifts North and South of e…

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Question 947

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Chittoor

Question 948

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Examine how with changing trends eco-tourism has come into limelight?

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Ecotourism

  • Ecotourism is considered the fasted grooving market in tourism industry, with annual growth rate worldwide.
  • TIES in 1990 defined eco-tourism as responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves well-being of the local people.

General Principles Guiding Ecotourism under Initiating of Ministry of Tourism (India)

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Question 949

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Demographic transition in many corners is dependent on the socio-economic stage of development along with epidemiological factors which directly affect the fertility and mortality. Of these factors, vector borne diseases play vital for mainly in tropical and developers stations with huge population

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Demographic Transition and Socio-Economic Stage of Development

The Causes of Vector Borne Diseases

Major vector borne diseases in world are Chikungunya, kala azar, malaria, dengue, filariasis, Japanese encephalitis (JE) , Zika

Spatial Distribution & Disease and Pattern of Spread

SBA Initiative

  • It can prove to be fruitful which improves like personal and…

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Question 950

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Write short notes on Geomagnetic Reversals

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Geomagnetic Reversals

Geomagnetic Reversals is a change in a planet՚s magnetic field such that the partitions of Magnetic North & Magnetic South are interchanged while geographic North & Geographic South remains the same.

High Intensity

The High Intensity

High Intensity Zones

  • Correspond to normal magnetic polarity.
  • In this earth magnetic field & magnetic…

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Question 951

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How is in-situ conservation different from ex-situ conservation?

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Mac Arthur and Charles Elton՚S Equilibrium Theory

  • As per MacArthur and Charles Elton՚s equilibrium theory, humans have done huge damage to the natural negative feedback mechanisms, which has disturbed the homeostatic balances.
  • Thus, there is urgent need to conserve the ecosystem.

In Situ Conservation

  • Best way of conservation technique, & protects endan…

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Question 952

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Mention the lauding water conservation efforts in India. Citing global examples, comment how India can incorporate effective methods.

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Lauding Water Conservation Efforts

  • Due to rapid rise in population and over-exploitation of water resources, India՚s per capita availability of water has decreased from cubic metres to over past 50 years (Global average )
  • Also of India is drought-prare in varying degrees leading to high crop & social stress.
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Conservation Efforts to Mi…

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Question 953

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Why this is a need for India to shift from green revolution to evergreen revolution? Do you think this will bring tremendous difference in the productivity?

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Green Revolution to Evergreen Revolution

  • Evergreen revolution is a highlighted path way of increasing production and productivity in a manner reach that short & long term goals of good products are not mutually antagonistic.
  • The claim is to produce more from less land, less pesticides, less water and if must be an evergreen revolution to get sustaina…

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