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Vinita Devi
Hindu college Alumni, Teach for India fellowship, teaching UPSC. Environment, art and culture and Answer Writing sections.

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  1. Indian Geography Books Resources and Strategy By Vinita Malik

  2. GEOGRAPHY (Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic)

  3. 'Geography is the study of man, his environment and interaction between the two'. This definition of geography tells you about the comprehensive nature of Geography and its vastness . Geography has 'overlapping' topics whickh covers Environment, Economics (Human geography- Demograpy) and Current Events. One should always have an ATLAS while studying geography. It gives you more insights, makes your reading more meaningful and enjoyable.

  4. Physiography: India's physiography is so diverse that it can be divided into: . The Himalayas- The Greater Himalayas (Himadri), Lesser Himalayas(Himachal), Sub-Himalayas (Siwaliks) - Peninsular Plateau and Peninsular Mountains . The North Plains and the Coastal plains - Indian Desert - Islands

  5. Focus: -Characteristics Example: Himalayas are young, weak, flexible - How were they formed? Example: The peninsula block was formed by various vertical movements and block faulting - Climate and Rainfall in these regions Vegetation or Type of Forests found - Soil along the slopes "Biodiversity in the region

  6. River System in India: Indian River System can be broadly classified into 2 Major systems Himalayas River system consist of -Indus, Ganga, Brahamaputra, Peninsular River Systems - . -

  7. Focus: -Evolution of the drainage (river) system .Characteristics of the River system. Example: Peninsular river system is older than the Himalayan river system. They are non-perennial rivers. The states they flow through - .Comparison between the Himalayas and the Peninsular - Hydro-Power projects, other Power plants and Major Dams . West flowing rivers in India. Why do these rivers flow West, . Why do east flowing rivers form deltas? river system built on these rivers. Example: Salal project on River Chenab while majority rivers flow in the East direction?

  8. Minerals -Focus Major areas where they are found Characteristics of the minerals - It's Uses and Environmental impact

  9. - Climate Note: Before studying about Monsoons, go through the Climate topic under World Geography for Basic understanding on Climate and Weather.

  10. Focus - Factors determining the Climate of India Indian Monsoon .It's nature/characteristics, significance and impact Upper Air circulation- Jet streams, Westerlies Cyclones tropical and temperate El-Nino, La-Nino (More Emphasis should be given) - How is it developed? - How does this effect Indian climate and vegetation -Related concepts like upwelling and its advantages