What are land use patterns in India?

Asked by vatsalchoudhary41 | 16th Sep, 2015, 08:40: PM

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 | 17th Sep, 2015, 01:14: PM

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