TMH Geography Of India 8th Edition

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PublisherTATA MCGRAW HILL AuthorMajid Husain ISBN9789353167899 LanguageEnglish BindingPaperback Publication DateJuly 26, 2019



1. Geological Structure and formation of India Structure of India

2. Physiography

3. The Drainage System of India

4. Climate of India

5. Natural Vegetation and National Parks

6. Soils

7. Resources

8. Energy Resources

9. Agriculture

10. Spatial Organisation of Agriculture

11. Industries

12. Transport, Communications and Trade

13. Cultural Setting

14. Settlements

15. Regional Development and Planning

16. India–Political Aspects

17. Contemporary Issues

About the Book Published first in 2008, the book Geography of India is written mainly for candidates preparing for Competitive Examinations. It has become increasingly popular with each revised edition. The flagship title is entering its 8th edition. The book is an established manual and a bestseller in the segment. It’s a widely read reference book that deals with relevant topics of India’s Geographical landscape in a systematic and comprehensive manner. Updated current events and statistics forms a part of this edition. Varied topics covered are Resources of India, different types of irrigation, cropping patterns of India, Transport and public distribution system and food security, disasters and Government initiatives. It is also being increasingly referred to by Graduates and Postgraduates of the subject and by researchers and academicians. 1. Based on UPSC syllabus, strong in theoretical concepts, supplemented with the original maps and diagrams 2. Topic on Geodiveristy, Geotourism, Fossil Parks and geological heritage sites /national geological monuments 3. Cratonisation and detailed heading on Indian Desert has been included 4. Analysis on Soil Degradation in India along-with the schemes and projects by the Government to control land degradation and soil improvement have been included 5. National New Mineral Policy 2019 and Government Policies in dairy enhancement added 6. Governmental initiatives in renewable energy and oil industry, power sector, updates on crude oil production. 7. India –General Land use updated, wastelands and degraded lands updated, Agricultural policy, Land reforms updated, Government schemes in agriculture added, Innovations in agriculture, Production Share of Various Horticulture Crops in India-updated. 8. Governmental Initiatives for Textile Development, National Steel Policy 2017, Updates on Fertilizer industry and drugs. 9. Agreements and Projects on roadways, Ship recycling, Aviation, Traffic accidents 10. Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP), Updates on Metro extensions in Project Phase III 11. Addition has been made on Urban Disasters, Social Media and Cyber crime 12. More tables have been created and charts and pie charts provide an insight to the data.