Indian Civil Services Examination Handbook/Key natural resources


Previous years questionsEdit


With growing scarcity of fossil fuels, the atomic energy is gaining more and more significance in India. Discuss the availability of raw material required for the generation of atomic energy in India and in the world. (200 words) [2013]

Critically evaluate the various resources of the oceans which can be harnessed to meet the resource crisis in the world. (150 words) [2014]

How does India see its place in the economic space of rising natural resource rich Africa? (150 words) [2013]


It is said that India has substantial reserves of shale oil and gas, which can feed the needs of the country for quarter century. However, tapping of the resource does not appear to be high on the agenda. Discuss critically the availability and issues involved. (200 words) [2013]