What Is the Purpose of Land Utilisation?

Land resources are used for the following purposes:

  1. Forests.
  2. Land not available for cultivation :
    1. Barren and waste land.
    2. Land put to non-agricultural uses, e.g., buildings, roads, factories, etc.
  3. Other uncultivated land :
    1. Permanent pastures and grazing land.
    2. Land under miscellaneous tree crops groves.
    3. Cultural waste land’left uncultivated for more than 5 years.
  4. Fallow lands:
    1. Current fallow land left without cultivation for one or less than one agricultural year.
    2. Other than current fallow land, left uncultivated for the past one to five years.
  5. Net sown area, sown more than once in an agricultural year plus net sown area is known as gross cropped area.

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