Part 3 Chhattisgarh Geography

Wild Life Management System

Wild Life Management System Limitations to Hunting Legal issues related to hunting are addressed in other parts, such as those on regulation of hunting, on licences and on ownership of wildlife. This section is limited to aspects which are not addressed elsewhere. Among the most common protection rules are those which set out prohibitions applicable to hunting. These prohibitions are of different types. Limitations in the quantity of animals which may be hunted (for example under a single licence, or within a certain period) are not common in the principal legislation, as they are more frequently placed in subsidiary legislation periodically adopted ... Read more

Chhattisgarh Problems in agriculture and schemes

Chhattisgarh Problems in agriculture and schemes The structural transformation the changing sectoral shares of the economy in Chhattisgarh state, the economic activities have been shown structural changes over a period of time and primary sector is experiencing a increased in terms of share in Gross State Domestic Products (GSDP) and Net State Domestic Product (NSDP). The sector-wise distribution of GSDP and NSDP in Chhattisgarh state at constant rate (2004-05) along with percentage distribution. The primary sector was found to be increased by 10.88% i.e. from Rs. 1836872 lakh (2006-07) to Rs. 2036746 lakh (2009-10). In this sector fishing (22.13%) industries ... Read more

Chhattisgarh Forest Policy and conservation

Chhattisgarh Forest Policy and conservation The basic objectives that should govern the State Forest Policy are the following: Unlocking of the vast array of forest resources on sustainable basis for enhanced well-being of local people by converting these open access resources (OAR) into community controlled, prioritized, protected and managed resources. A shift in accent from major to minor forest produces, from crown to multi tier forestry and from flagship species to smaller denizens of the forests. Maintenance of environmental stability through preservation and where necessary, restoration of ecological balance that has been adversely disturbed by serious depletion of forests in ... Read more

Chhattisgarh: Tourism

  Chhattisgarh has vast potential for tourism. Below are the important area from the point of view of tourism. Waterfalls List of Waterfalls of Chhattisgarh: Bastar District Chitrakote Falls Tirathgarh Chitra-Dhara TamdaGhumar Mendri-Ghumar Mandawa JhulnaDarha Chik-Narra Shiv-Ganga Bhunbhuni Dantewada District Malangir Saath-Dhaar Fool-paad Jhara-lava Munga ToyerNala Waterfall DudmaJhodi WF Jashpur District Dangiri Ranidah Kotebira Rajpuri Bhringraj Gullu Churi Bane Korba District DamohDhara Dhamtari District Narhara Kanker District Malaj-kudum Charre-Marre Bijapur District Lankapalli WF Bogtum Waterfall NambiDhara Gariyaband Godena Falls Deo-Dhara Chingra-Pagaar Jatmai Falls Ghata-rani Falls   Chitrakote Falls Beautiful waterfalls in Chhattisgarh are AkuriNala and Amritdhara falls, Chirimiri is the ... Read more


  Agriculture is counted as the chief economic occupation of the Chattisgarh. 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 hectare. Horticulture and animal husbandry also engage a major share of the total population of the state. About 80% of the population of the state is rural and the main livelihood of the villagers is agriculture and agriculture-based small industry.   Agro-climatic zones of Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh state is divided into three Agroclimatic zones viz Chhattisgarh Plains, BastarPlateau and Northern Hills zone covering 51.0%, 28.0% and ... Read more

 Wildlife and Ecotourism in Chattisgarh

Wildlife and Ecotourism in Chattisgarh-Indian state of Chhattisgarh is famous for its enchantingly beautiful natural landscapes, rich cultural heritage and unique tribal populations. With over 4% of its total area under forests, Chhattisgarh is also amongst the greenest states of India. The Chhattisgarh region is known as a great repository of biological diversit y. The unique combination of rich cultural heritage and biological diversity makes Chhattisgarh an ideal ecotourism destination with immense potentials for the growth ecotourism the region. The Indian Govt. is actively collaborating with the local officialsof the state to realize the full potential of eco tourism growth ... Read more

Minerals in Chattisgarh

                                   Minerals in Chattisgarh–Chhattisgarh is rich in minerals. It produces 20% of the country’s total cement produce. It has the highest output of coal in the country with second highest reserves. Chattisgarh is third in iron ore production and first in tin production. Limestone, Dolomite and Bauxite are abundant. It is the only Tin -ore producing state in India. Other commercially extracted Minerals in Chattisgarh include corandum, garnet, quartz, marble, alexandrite and diamonds. The Minerals in Chattisgarh resources have immense potential for large investments in mining, setting of mineral based industries and generating employment. Chhattisgarh nestles atop ... Read more

Industrial development of chhattisgarh

  Chhattisgarh is the 17th most populated state in the country. A resource-rich state, it is a source of electricity and steel for the country, accounting for 15% of total steel produced. Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest-developing states in India. Industrial sector Power sector Chhattisgarh is one of the few states of India where the power sector is effectively developed. Based on the current production of surplus electric power, the position of the State is comfortable and profitable. The Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board (CSEB) is in a strong position to meet the electricity requirement of the new state and is in good financial ... Read more

Energy Resources of Chattisgarh

  Chattisgarh is rich in energy resources. Coal is the major source of Energy in Chattisgarh. Apart from Coal Thermal power, Hydro power, geothermal power and Renewable source constitutes the Energy Resource of Chattisgarh. Coal The state has 16% of the total coal deposits of India. 44483 million tonnes coal has been estimated in 12 coalfields of the State located in Raigarh, Surguja, Koriya and Korba districts. The state ranks 2nd in coal production by contributing over 18% to the total national production. Most of the coal deposits are of power grade coal. NTPC & CSEB in Korba are the ... Read more


    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. Due to the presence of natural drainage systems, Chhattisgarh is blessed abundantly with prolific and fertile plains. There is a huge demand for water required for irrigation and cultivation. Most of the major towns and cities of the state have emerged on the banks of ... Read more