12th Class Geography Solved Paper - Geography 2015 Delhi Set-I

  • question_answer 'The assessment, efficient use and conservation of water are necessary to ensure development.' Explain in the light of values regarding conservation of water resources.


    Conservation of water resources is necessary because:
    (i) There is a vast disparity between population and availability of water resources as India has about 16 per cent of world?s population, but has only 4 per cent of world?s water resources.
    (ii) The total utilizable water resource in India is very limited.
    (iii) Population is increasing at a faster rate and the demand is also increasing day by day.
    (iv) Pollution is making water resource unusable.
    Human values like responsibility; costiveness; awareness; contentment; cooperation and active citizenship are needed for the conservation of water resource.

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