What natural resources did India have?

What natural resources did India have?

India’s major mineral resources include Coal (4th largest reserves in the world), Iron ore, Manganese ore (7th largest reserve in the world as in 2013), Mica, Bauxite (5th largest reserve in the world as in 2013), Chromite, Natural gas, Diamonds, Limestone and Thorium.

How much natural resources does India have?

India is rich in natural resources. The country produces as many as 87 minerals including fuel, metallic, non-metallic, and atomic minerals. Among the minerals, reserves of coal, iron ore and bauxite are vast and will last decades.

Is India rich in natural resources?

India has an abundance of mineral deposits. The country is the second-largest producer of steel; the third-largest producer of coal; the fourth-largest producer of iron and has the fifth-largest bauxite reserves in the world. Overall, India produces over ninety different types of minerals.

Why India’s natural resources are diminishing?

The country is dependent on imports wood and wood products to fulfil its domestic demand. So the growing stock is a crucial forest resource, the decline of which may be a harbinger of trouble for the economy. Conversion of agricultural land to meet needs of urban population will affect productive capacity.

What are the major resources in rural India?

Land, water and forests are the primary resources of agricultural production, and are the resources essential to maintain human life and well-being.

Which state has the most natural resources in India?

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Mineral/ Metal/ Non Metal State
Corundum (source of ruby, sapphire) Maharashtra
Rock Salt Himachal Pradesh
Crude Oil Gujarat
Natural Gas Assam / Nagaland

What natural resources are lacking in India?

Water is foremost among India’s environmental scarcities, as evidenced by water shortages, inadequate clean water, falling water tables and regional instability related to conflicts over water. The country will be water stressed by 2025 and water scarce by 2050.