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.

    Answer:

    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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