April 15th topic and UPSC MAIN previous year’s questions
factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India)
(a) Do you agree that there is a growing trend of opening new sugar mills in southern States of India? Discuss with justification.
(b) Analyze the factors for the highly decentralized cotton textile industry in India.
Lesser Himalayas from Assam to Himachal Pradesh, in effect they did not succeed beyond the Darjeeling area. Explain.
Why did the Green Revolution in India virtually by-pass the eastern region despite fertile soil and good availability of water?
Account for the change in the spatial pattern of the Iron and Steel industry in the world.
“In spite of adverse environmental impact, coal mining is still inevitable for development”. Discuss
“The growth of cities as I.T. hubs has opened up new avenues of employment, but has also created new problems”. Substantiate this statement with examples.
Petroleum refineries are not necessarily located nearer to crude oil producing areas, particularly in many of the developing countries. Explain its implications.
Mention the advantages of the cultivation of pulses because of which the year 2016 was declared as the International Year of Pulses by United Nations.
Defining blue revolution, explain the problems and strategies for pisciculture development in India.
What is the significance of Industrial Corridors in India? Identifying industrial corridors, explain their main characteristics.
Can the strategy of regional resource-based manufacturing help in promoting employment in India?
Discuss the factors for localisation of agro-based food processing industries of North-West India