Q. 3 B3.8( 51 Votes )
Answer the following questions in about 120 words.
Why do you think that solar energy has a bright future in India?
(a) India is a tropical country. Most of the areas of India receive abundant sunlight. Because of this fact, solar energy could be a legitimate source of energy.
(b) We have technologies such as Photovoltaic which can convert sunlight directly into electricity. This technology could be used to provide electricity in rural areas where there are huge open lands and sunlight can be tapped efficiently.
(c) With our environment deteriorating day by day, many environmentalist favour use of solar energy to cook food which will in turn help in reducing consumption of cow dung and firewood.
(d) Solar energy can be used in multiple ways which adds on to its popularity. For instance: the largest solar plant of India located at Madhapur, near Bhuj (Gujarat) uses solar energy to sterlise milk cans.
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(A) Two features (a) and (b) are marked on the given political outline map of India.
Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked on the map :
(i) The place where the Indian National Congress Session was held.
(ii) The city where ‘Jallianwalla Bagh’ incidence took place.
(B) Locate and label the following with appropriate symbols on the same given outline political map of India :
(i) Kandla : Major Sea Port
(ii) Bhilai : Iron and Steel Plant
(iii)Kaiga : Nuclear Power Plant
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