Geography of India for Civil Services and other Competitive Examination
- Paperback: 912 pages
- Publisher: McGraw Hill; Eighth edition (20 July 2019)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9353167892
- ISBN-13: 978-9353167899
- Product Dimensions: 20 x 14 x 4 cm
The book Geography of India, 8th edition is written mainly for candidates preparing for Competitive Examinations. It’s a widely read reference book that deals with relevant topics of India’s Geographical landscape in a systematic and comprehensive manner.
Updated topics, current events, and statistics forms a part of this edition like Resources of India, different types of irrigation, cropping patterns of India, Transport and public distribution system and food security, disasters, and Government initiatives.
✔Based on UPSC syllabus, strong in theoretical concepts, supplemented with the original maps and diagrams
✔The topic on Geodiversity, Geotourism, Fossil Parks and geological heritage sites /national geological monuments
✔Cratonisation and detailed heading on Indian Desert has been included
✔Analysis of Soil Degradation in India along-with the schemes and projects by the Government to control land degradation and soil improvement
✔National New Mineral Policy 2019 and Government Policies in dairy enhancement added
✔Governmental initiatives in renewable energy and oil industry, power sector, updates on crude oil production.
✔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
✔Governmental Initiatives for Textile Development, National Steel Policy 2017, Updates on Fertilizer industry, and drugs.
✔Agreements and Projects on roadways, Ship recycling, Aviation, Traffic accidents
✔Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP), Updates on Metro extensions in Project Phase III
✔The addition has been made on Urban Disasters, Social Media and Cybercrime
✔More tables, charts and pie charts provide an insight to the data