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
- Compared to six countries - China, Australia, USA, Canada, Russia and Brazil.
- Population of India as compared to the other six countries with reference to percentage of world population and India’s position in the world.
The graph below shows the percentage decadal growth rate in India for a period from 1971 to 2011.
(i) What is the unique characteristic of growth during this period?
(ii) Explain the reason causing this uniqueness.
Study the given data and answer the following questions :
|S.No.||Name of the State/Union Territory||Total Population|
|1||N.C.T. of Delhi||1,38,50,507||1,67,53,235|
(i) Identify the state with the highest growth rate of population.
(ii) Calculate the absolute growth of population for the state mentioned by you in (d) (i) above.
Answer the following question:
With reference to the percentage of world population, state India’s position in the world.