Lifelines of National Economy

Describe Any Five Major Problems Faced by Road Transport in India.

Five problems faced by road transport in India are given below: Volume of traffic and passengers is very large. Road network is inadequate. Half the roads are unmetalled, which limits their usage in rainy seasons. National highways too are inadequate. Roadways are highly congested in cities and most bridges and culverts are old and narrow.

Transport and Trade Are Complementary to Each Other. Justify in Three Points.

Transport and communication for local, national and global trade: Today, the world has been converted into a large village with the help of efficient and fast moving transport. Transport has been able to achieve this with the help of equally developed communication system. Therefore, transport, communication and trade are complementary to each other. Today, India …

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Write a Note on the Changing Nature of International Trade in India in the Last Fifteen Years.

There has been a change in the nature of our international trade: Since 2004-2005, the share of agriculture and allied products, ores and minerals, chemical engineering goods has been increasing. Exchange of commodities and goods have been superseded by the exchange of information and knowledge. cIndia has emerged as a software giant at international level, …

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Classify Roads Into Six Classes According to Their Capacity. What Is the Role of National Highway Authority of India?

Roads are classified as given below: Golden Quadrilateral Super Highways reduced the time and distance between the mega cities of India. National Highways connect the state capitals, big cities and important ports. State Highways join the state capitals with district headquarters. District Roads connect the district centres with the major roads. Other Rural Roads which …

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What Is the Significance of ‘Border Roads’? Explain.

Border Road Organization was established in 1960. This organization develops the roads of strategic importance in the North and the East border areas. These roads have improved accessibility in areas of difficult terrain. These roads have enabled the economy to develop in the border areas.

Describe Any Two Merits of Railways and Any Two Problems Being Faced by the Railways.

Merits of Railways Railways are the principal mode of transportation for freight and passengers. Railways are useful in conducting business, sightseeing, pilgrimage along with transportation of goods over long distances. Railways in India bind the economic life of the country as well as accelerate the development of the industry and agriculture. Problems Faced by Railways …

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Explain Any Five Characteristics of Kandla Seaport.

Five characteristics of Kandla Seaport are: First port developed soon after India got independence. Reduced the volume of traffic on Mumbai port. Tidal port. Caters to exports and imports of highly productive granary and industrialised states. Free trade zone.

Explain Any Five Merits of Air Transport.

Merits of Air Transport are: It is the most comfortable mode of transport. It is the fastest mode. It is the prestigious mode of transport. It can cover very difficult terrains like high mountain and dreary deserts. Dense forests and oceans are not problems for air transport. It covers them with great ease.

Name the Longest National Waterway of India. Write Any Three Points of Importance of Waterways.

The longest National Waterway of India is the Ganga river between Allahabad and Haldia. Importance of waterways: It is most suitable for carrying heavy and bulky goods. It is a fuel efficient and environment friendly. More than 95% of the country’s trade volume is moved by the sea. It is the cheapest means of transport. …

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