[Geography] Ken-Betwa Link Project – Is it Needed?

2021-04-13T04:25:50+05:30By |Categories: Geography|

Context :- On the occasion of World Water Day on March 22, a memorandum of agreement was signed between Union Minister of Jal Shakti and the chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh to implement the Ken-Betwa Link Project (KBLP) on Monday. Since the 1980s, when it was planned, the Ken-Betwa river [...]

New Mapping Policy Guideline-Giant Leap Forward for India.

2021-03-05T00:01:13+05:30By |Categories: Geography|

Department of Science and Technology (DST) issued a new set of guidelines under the National Map Policy 2005. For the first time, the government has made it clear that ordinary citizens can create, collect, publish, and keep maps (both physical and digital) without asking the government for permission or getting security approvals. [...]

Geonomics-Island Development !!!

2018-07-28T22:45:57+05:30By |Categories: Economy, Geography|

The 1382 offshore-identified islands of India hold immense unexploited potential for fostering growth and achieving cohesive socio-economic development of the region in particular and also, the nation as a whole. They can significantly contribute to the GDP by leveraging the gains from promoting infrastructure and tourism on a large scale. [...]

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