NCERT Solutions For Class 12 Geography Part B Chapter 6 Planning and Sustainable Development in Indian Context
Q. Choose the right answers of the following from the given options.
(i) Regional planning relates :
(ii) ITDP refers to which one of the following ?
(iii) Which one of the following is the most crucial factor for sustainable development in Indira Gandhi Command Area?
Q. Answer the following questions in about 30 words.
(i) What are the social benefits of ITDP in the Bharmaur tribal region?
(ii) Define the concept of sustainable development.
Ans. Brundtland Commission report (also known as Brundtland Report) ‘Our Common Future’ in 1987 defines sustainable development as a “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It reflected the concern of people about undesirable effects
of industrial development on the environment. Sustainable development takes care of ecological, social and economic aspects of development during the present times and pleads for conservation of resources to enable the future generations to use these resources.
(iii) What are the positive impacts of irrigation on Indira Gandhi Canal Command Area?