Siwalik ranges are the southern-most hills of the Himalayas, foothills of the mighty Himalayas. They mostly maintain a regular course from the River Yamuna to River Ravi on the south of the Western Himalaya. The ancients called them Upgiri. It is 600 meters to 1500 meters high with a width … [Read more...] about Siwalik Range (Outer Himalaya)
Lesser Himalaya (or Middle Himalaya or Himachal or Antagiri) was formed rising up south of the Greater Himalaya. The average height of lesser Himalayan ranges is about 5000 meters. Pirpanjal in Jammu and Kashmir, Dhauladhar in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Nag Tibba in Himachal Pradesh … [Read more...] about Lesser Himalayas
Introduction: India is predominantly an agricultural country. For the purpose of discussing the characteristics of Indian soil, we have divided it into two essentially different sets, viz. (1) North Indian soil and (2) South Indian Soil. North Indian Soil The Northern India plains are mostly … [Read more...] about Characteristics of Indian Soil
Rains form a very important feature of the Indian climatic conditions. It helps India in various way as follows: Economic value: Their economic value to this country is very great. They are responsible for our large agricultural produce. They also contribute towards a major portion of our foreign … [Read more...] about How does rain help India?
Well Irrigation Well irrigation is gradually giving way to energized tube wells. Though in India, there are many wells still in use where electricity has not arrived and the farmers are too poor to purchaser diesel oil. The well irrigation are mainly found in the northern plains or the southern … [Read more...] about Well Irrigation in India