Population of Uttar Pradesh

Following are the most crucial population stats of Uttar Pradesh. Extreme care has been taken up while the same may be verified with the census of India 2011 and any error may knidly brought Area 2,40,928 Square km. Population (As per census 2011 Provisional data) 19,95,81,477 (a)Males (As per census 2011 ) 10,45,96, 415 b)Females … Read more

Mineral Resources of Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is the principal holder of country’s andalusite & diaspore resources and possesses 78% andalusite 37% diaspore and 10% pyrophyllite. Important minerals occurring in Uttar Pradesh are: coal in Singrauli coalfields,Sonbhadra district. diaspore & pyrophyllite in Hamirpur, Jhansi, Lalilpur and Mahoba districts. Naini area of Allahabad contains High quality of silica sand, an important … Read more

Uttar Pradesh :Horticulture

Horticulture is the science and art of producing, improving, marketing, and using fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants. The importance of horticulture in improving the productivity of land, generating employment, improving economic conditions of the farmers and entrepreneurs, enhancing exports and, above all, providing nutritional security to the people, is widely acknowledged. Development of Horticulture … Read more

Uttar Pradesh :Fishing

AQUA CULTURE the cultivation of aquatic organisms. aquaculture, also known as aquafarming, implies the cultivation of aquatic populations under controlled conditions. Mariculture refers to aquaculture practiced in marine environments. Particular kinds of aquaculture include agriculture (the production of kelp, seaweed, and other algae), fish farming, shrimp farming, shellfish farming, and growing of cultured pearls. Aquaculture … Read more

Uttar Pradesh :Animal Husbandry

What is Animal Husbandry Animal Husbandry is a branch of agriculture, which comprises of controlled cultivation, management, up keeping and production of domestic animals (like cattles, horses, sheeps etc.) which includes improvement in the qualities considered desirable by humans by means of breeding, genetics, behavior and qualities. Animals are domesticated, bred, maintained and raised for … Read more

Uttar Pradesh :Relief and Structure

The Ganga plain which dominates the landscape and nearly covers three fourth of the geographical area of the State, lies between the rocky Himalayan belt in the north and the southern hilly tract comprised of mainly Pre-Cambrian rocks. Flexing of the Indian lithosphere in response to the compressive forces due to collision, and thrust fold … Read more

Uttar Pradesh : Soils

Six well defined and distinct soil groups differing from one another in their geological formation and pedogenic characters have been recognized. These are Bhabar soils, Tarai soils, Vindhyan soils, Bundelkhand soils, Aravali soils and Alluvial soils. Each of these soil groups have developed under the combined influence of a wide range of soil forming factors … Read more

Uttar Pradesh :Natural hazards and other related Aspects 

Habitual natural disasters in the State over the years have been causing severe damage and adversely affecting human, plant and animal life, property and environment. Natural disasters that are of significance in Uttar Pradesh are Floods, Droughts, Fires and Earthquakes. Loss of life and property from these disasters, especially the former three, are in terms … Read more

Uttar Pradesh :Vegetation

By legal status, Reserved Forest constitutes 65.9%, Protected Forest 14.4% and Unclassed Forest 19.7% . There are three forest types, namely Tropical Moist Deciduous, Tropical Dry Deciduous and Tropical Thorn. Sal is an important forest formation of the State. Forests are distributed largely in the northern and partly in the southern parts of the State. … Read more

Uttar Pradesh :Schedule  Tribes and Scheduled Castes

The Scheduled Tribe (ST) population of Uttar Pradesh is 11,34,273   at 2011 census, constituting a meagre 0.57 per cent of the total population (199,812,341) of the State. The Scheduled Tribe (ST) population of Uttar Pradesh is mere 0.6% of total tribal population of India. The State has a total of five (5) Scheduled Tribes and all … Read more

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