DMPQ: SARGOSSA Sea and its geographic significance.

The Sargasso Sea, located entirely within the Atlantic Ocean, is the only sea without a land boundary. The Sargasso Sea is a vast patch of ocean named for a genus of free-floating seaweed called Sargassum. While there are many different types of algae found floating in the ocean all around world, the Sargasso Sea is … Read more

DMPQ: Write a short note on North East Zonal Council.

The North Eastern Council is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of the North Eastern Region which consists of the eight States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. The North Eastern Council was constituted in 1971 by an Act of Parliament.The constitution of the Council has marked … Read more

DMPQ- District Mineral foundation.

District Mineral Foundation (DMF) is a trust set up as a non-profit body, in those districts affected by the mining works, to work for the interest and benefit of persons and areas affected by mining related operations. It is funded through the contributions from the holder of major or minor mineral concession in the district … Read more

DMPQ- Why Jute Industries are more concentrated in West Bengal? Also give an account of the problems faced by Jute Industry in India.

The main reasons for concentration of jute industries in WB are: Favourable condition for Jute production: Ample amount of water, high humidity and warm and wet climate. Secondly cheap labour is also available from Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha etc Hubly river also provide import and export of jute. Problem faced by Jute industry: Shortage of … Read more

DMPQ- Big hydropower projects were once termed temple of modern India. Why the Government is not keen on creating big hydropower projects?

Environmental Consequences One of the primary disadvantages of hydroelectric energy is its potential to destroy ecosystems. Plant and animal life in rivers and streams depends on certain environmental factors, from the speed at which the water flows, the level of water in the river bed, and the temperature of the water to the exact mix … Read more

DMPQ- What is Western disturbance ? How does it affect Indian climate?

Western Disturbances develop in the mid latitude region (north of the Tropic of Cancer), not in the tropical region, therefore they are called as mid latitude storms or extra-tropical storms. Extra-Tropical Cyclones are also called as winter storms and blizzards.Western Disturbances are low pressure systems, embedded in western winds (westerlies) that flow from west to the east.It is … Read more

DMPQ- Enumerate the factors responsible for the Horizontal distribution of temperature in ocean water.

The study of temperature of the ocean is important for studying the movement of large volumes of water, distribution of marine organisms, other properties such as salinity. This distribution pattern can be studied under vertical and horizontal distribution. Factors responsible for variation in horizontal distribution: The average temperature of surface water of the ocean is … Read more

DMPQ-What is PVTG? How a tribe gets the status of PVTG?

PVTGs constitute the most vulnerable section among tribals and largely reside in isolated, remote and difficult areas in small scattered hamlets. PVTG tag is given to identify the vulnerable tribes and to have specialised scheme to safeguard their cultural identity. Tag is given by Ministry of Home affairs. 75 tribal groups have been categorized by … Read more

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