Geography of India for Civil Services and other Competitive Examination
Overview: published first in 2008, The book “Geography of India”, is written mainly for candidates preparing for competitive examinations. It has become increasingly popular with each revised edition. The flagship title is entering its 8th edition. The book is an established manual and a bestseller in the segment. It’s a widely read reference book that deals with relevant topics of India’s geographical landscape in a systematic and comprehensive manner. Updated current events and statistics forms a part of this edition. Varied topics covered are resources of India, different types of irrigation, cropping patterns of India, transport and public distribution system and food security, disasters and government initiatives. It is also being increasingly referred to by graduates and postgraduates of the subject and by researchers and academicians. Salient features: 1) based on current UPSC syllabus, strong in theoretical concepts, supplemented with additional original maps and diagrams 2) updated data and statistics 3) revised chapters on current Affairs with topics like urban disasters, cybercrime and social media. 4) thoroughly revised content on Niti ayog, integrated watershed development programmes, government schemes and initiatives, National new mineral policy 2019 5) thoroughly revised chapters on regional development and planning, Agriculture, Minerals and resources, transport and Communication systems in India. 6) content represented in form of mind Maps, flowcharts, tabular format and statistical techniques for better understanding.