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The wasteland in India covers ______. - Geography

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The wasteland in India covers ______.

Options

  • 7.5%

  • 10.5%

  • 15.9%

  • 25.15%

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Solution

The wasteland in India covers 25.15%.

Explanation:

The total land area of India is around 329 million hectares. The government labels 90 million hectares of this as "wasteland," or non-productive land, despite the fact that nearly 40% of our 1.3 billion population relies on this land for survival.

Concept: Land Degradation
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