Rivers of Chhattisgarh adorn the Indian state and shapes the affluence of the region. The rivers of Chhattisgarh are of much significance to the state from a stand point of economic, social, political and religious views. Chhattisgarh, situated amidst lush green hills and plateaus, is interspersed with several rivers that flow through the state. … Read more

Cropping pattern in Chhattisgarh

  Cropping pattern : The yearly sequence and spatial arrangement of crops on a given area. The cropping patterns of a region are closely influenced by the geo-climatic, socio-cultural, economic and political factors. The physical environment (physiographic, climate, soils and water) imposes limits on the growth and dis­tribution of crops. Cropping pattern followed in Chhattisgarh is … Read more

Climate of Chhattisgarh

Climate of Chhattisgarh– Climate of Chhattisgarh is defined as the weather conditions prevailing in general or over prolonged period of time , usually for 35 years.  Climate of Chhattisgarh is tropical. It is hot and humid because of its proximity to the tropic of cancer and its dependence on the monsoons for rains. Summer temperature … Read more

Chhattisgarh: Relief and Structure

Chhattisgarh: Relief and Structure–Chhattisgarh has area of 135194 square km which is 4.14% of the geographical area of India. It is located in the centre of 17.43′ to 24.5 degree North latitude and 80.15 to 84.20 degree East longitude. Chhattisgarh was formed on 1 November 2000 by partitioning 16 Chhattisgarhi-speaking southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh. The capital city of Chhattisgarh is Raipur. Uttar Pradesh … Read more

Chhattisgarh: Natural Resources

  Natural resources are the product or material that occurs in nature and which are very useful from the perspective of human use. Examples of natural resources: Water Minerals Forests Now, we will discuss the natural resources of Chhattisgarh one by one.   Water 80% of Chhattisgarh population relies on agriculture for subsistence, water is … Read more

Chhattisgarh: Horticulture

  Horticulture: Horticulture is a branch of agriculture. It deals with the art, science, technology, and business of growing plants. It includes the cultivation of medicinal plants, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, sprouts, mushrooms, algae, flowers, seaweeds and non-food crops which includes grass and ornamental trees and plants.   From the below 5 categories we can derive the importance of horticulture in Chhattisgarh. Fruit Crops – The major fruit crops grown in … Read more

Chhattisgarh: Agriculture

  Current Status: Agriculture is counted as the chief economic occupation of the state. According to a government estimate, net sown area of the state is 4.828 million hectares and the gross sown area is 5.788 million hectares. About 80% of the population of the state is rural and the main livelihood of the villagers … Read more

Chhattisgarh: Fisheries

  The State is playing an important role by generating self-employment through fisheries in rural areas, which in turn provides nutritious food to rural folks. Fisheries business has generated an employment potential for about 2.1 Lakh persons; most of them belong to weaker section of the society. Available Water Resources: Main rivers Mahanadi, Indravati and … Read more

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