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What are the features of west flowing rivers of India? Assess the importance of west flowing rivers in India?

Topic:  Salient features of world’s physical geography.

2. What are the features of west flowing rivers of India? Assess the importance of west flowing rivers in India? (250 Words)

Reference: Class-XI NCERT: India Physical Environment.

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1.

Key Demand of the question:

To state the reason for shorter courses of east flowing river and their importance to our country.

Directive:

Asses –

you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.

 Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Mention about west flowing rivers and their characteristics as part of the introduction with examples.

Body:

Explain in detail the features of west flowing rivers of India such as Size, Course, Deltas and Estuaries, Silting and nature of tributaries.

In the next part bring out the importance of west flowing rivers of India on parameters such as hydroelectric projects, Industries, Irrigation, Fishing, Tourism and ecological perspectives.

Conclusion:

Conclude the answer by summarizing the above importance.