NCERT Class 9 Economics Solutions: Chapter 1 – the Story of Village Palampur Part 1 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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NCERT Class 9 Economics Chapter 1: Story of Village Palampur

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 LandLand not available for cultivation (Area covering dwellings, roads, ponds, grazing ground)
IrrigatedUnirrigated
200 hectares-26 hectares

Questions D:

FACILITIES:

Answer:

FACILITIES:

Showin in Table is a Facilities
Educational2 primary schools and 1 high school
Medical1 primary health centre and 1 private dispensary
MarketRaiganj and Shahpur
Electricity SupplyMost of the houses have electric connections. Electricity powers all the tube wells in the fields and is used in various types of small businesses.
CommunicationWelt 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 TownShahpur

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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