About The Book:This book explains the social and economic aspects of Indian geography in a simple and user friendly language. The regional variations in the country have also been covered with the applied aspects of geography. The book also provides information on the various policy provisions along with a large number of computer drawn maps and illustrations.Topics coveredGeological StructurePhysiographyClimateDrainageNatural Vegetation and Wild LifeSoilsMineral and Energy ResourcesWater ResourcesAgricultureIndustryTransport, Communication and TradePlanning and DevelopmentPopulation and SettlementPolitical AspectsEnvironmental Problems and HazardsAbout the AuthorSurender Singh is senior Associate Professor, Shivaji College (University of Delhi), New Delhi. A Ph. D (1985) in Geography from the University of Delhi, Dr. Singh has been teaching Geography to undergraduate and postgraduate students since 1976. He has also published a number of books from leading publishing houses.