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Editor Yadav, Naresh
Source NCERT
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Date Created 2007-02
Copyright Year ©2007
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Earth sciences ♦ Economic geology ♦ History & geography ♦ Geography & travel
Subject Domain (in LCC) G149-180::Geography, Anthropology, and Recreation
Subject Keyword Water Scarcity ♦ Water Demand and Supply ♦ Surface Water Resources ♦ Groundwater Resources ♦ Water Conservation
Abstract Water scarcity is possibly to pose the greatest challenge on account of its increased demand coupled with shrinking supplies due to over utilisation and pollution. The assessment, efficient use and conservation of water, therefore, become necessary to ensure development. The share of agricultural sector in total water utilisation is much higher than other sectors. Available water resources are degrading rapidly. To consider water scarcity in future, there is need to encourage watershed development, rainwater harvesting, water recycling and reuse, and conjunctive use of water for sustaining water supply in long run.
Table of Contents   Unit III: Chapter 6: Water resources
  6.1 Water Resources of India ..................... 60
  6.2 Water Conservation and Management ............ 65
  6.3 Watershed Management ......................... 67
  6.4 Rain water harvesting ........................ 67
Description This chapter is on Water Resources on Geography for class XII in the textbook of India People and Economy.
ISBN 8174507345
Educational Role Student
Age Range 13 to 17 years
Educational Use Reading
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level XI and XII
Learning Resource Type Book
Educational Framework Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Time Required PT1H
Pedagogic Objective To understanding about the water resources.
Size (in Bytes) 551.00 kB
Page Count 12


Source: NCERT