Locational Setting - India
Structure of India
Population and Human Settlements
Population of India compared to six countries
National and State Level Patterns of Population Distribution
Pattern of Population Growth in the Last Three Decades; Implications for Development
Migration Trends Over the Last 25 Years
Demographic attributes at National level
Resources of India and Their Utilisation
Need for Environmental Management Vis-à- Vis Development.
Water Resources and Types of Irrigation
Agriculture: Types, Development and Problems
Fishing in India, Japan and Bangladesh.
Sources of Energy
Railways, Roadways, Water Transport (Inland and Coastal), Air Transport, Pipelines - These Modes of Transport Are to Be Studied with Regard to
Communication – Importance of Communication in Rural Development and Its Policy. Importance of Infrastructure as Key to the Development of an Industrial Economy.
Study of the Location and Distribution of Important Industrial Centres; a General Comparison of Disparities.
Major and Minor Industrial Regions – Factors Governing Their Growth
Location, production and growth of the following industries
Methods, types of fish caught, fishing grounds
factors affecting the importance and development, fishing ports and markets, need and methods of fish conservation.
Recent Indian Fisheries Policy – a brief understanding only.
Understanding of marine and inland fisheries; deep sea and inshore fishing; pelagic and demersal fishing should be done.
Problems affecting fishing in India, Japan and Bangladesh should be also taken up.
Two ports and two types of fishes of each coastal State in India should be studied.
What are the two main items of export from the following seaports :
(i) Mumbai Port
(ii) Visakhapatnam Port.