How land is distributed in India?

Asked by vatsalchoudhary41 | 21st Jul, 2015, 05:56: AM

Expert Answer:

The Forest cover of the country is less than the prescribed 33% of the total country’s land. Forests occupy about 23.81% of the total land surface in India.

Total net sown area of India is 46.24% of the total land in the country. Net sown area differs from state to state. While in Punjab and Haryana, the net sown area is more than 80% of the total land in the state, it is less than 10% in Arunanchal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur and Andaman Nicobar Islands. 3.38% of the total land is used for grazing while rests of the remaining lands are fallow and waste lands.

Answered by Social Science Expert | 21st Jul, 2015, 11:41: AM

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