NCERT Class 9 Economics Solutions: Chapter 1 – The Story of Village Palampur Part 1

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Questions 1:

Every village in India is surveyed once in ten years during the Census and some of details are presented in the following format. Fill up the following based on information on Palampur.

Questions A:

LOCATION:

Answer:

LOCATION: Bulandshahar district. Western Uttar Pradesh

Questions B:

TOTAL AREA OF THE VILLAGE:

Answer:

TOTAL AREA OF THE VILLAGE: 226 hectares

Questions C:

LAND US (in hectares)

Answer:

LAND USE (in hectares)

Cultivated Land
Cultivated Land

Cultivated Land

Land not available for cultivation (Area covering dwellings, roads, ponds, grazing ground)

Irrigated

Unirrigated

200 hectares

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26 hectares

Questions D:

FACILITIES:

Answer:

FACILITIES:

Showin in Table Is a Facilities
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Educational

2 primary schools and 1 high school

Medical

1 primary health centre and 1 private dispensary

Market

Raiganj and Shahpur

Electricity Supply

Most of the houses have electric connections. Electricity powers all the tube wells in the fields and is used in various types of small businesses.

Communication

Welt connected with neighboring villages and towns, 3 km from

Raiganj, All-weather road connects it to Raiganj and further on to Shahpur. Many kinds of transport like bullock carts, bogeys, motorcycles, jeeps, tractors and trucks are present.

Nearest Town

Shahpur

Question 2:

Modem farming methods require more inputs which are manufactured in industry. Do you agree?

Answer:

Modern farming methods involve the use of high-yielding variety seeds. These seeds require a combination of chemical fertilisers and pesticides, agricultural implements like tractors, and proper irrigation facilities like electric tube wells to produce the best results. All these elements are manufactured in industries. Hence, it would be right to say that modem farming methods make use of a greater number of industrial outputs as compared to traditional farming methods

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Modern Farming Methods

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