The book “Geography of India”, is written mainly for candidates preparing for competitive examinations. The flagship title is entering its 9th edition. The book is an established manual and a bestseller in the segment. It’s a widely read reference book that deals with relevant topics of India’s geographical landscape in a systematic and comprehensive manner. The book is updated with latest change in status of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. All updates are inserted in the form of Maps, Data and statistics. Updated current events, especially to mention the Amphan Cyclone, COVID- 19 situation in India along with NRC, CAA, Vizag gas leak, Indo-China Issues, Locust menace and much more forms a part of this edition. Varied topics covered are Resources of India, different types of irrigation, cropping patterns of India, transport and public distribution system and food security, disasters and Government initiatives. It is also being increasingly referred to by graduates and postgraduates of the subject and by researchers and academicians. Salient Features: • Completely revised book with latest amendments in India’s Administrative boundary for the newly designated UT of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. • Based on current UPSC syllabus, strong in theoretical concepts, supplemented with additional original maps and diagrams • Updated data and statistics • Revised chapters on current affairs with topics like Urban disasters, cyber-crime and social media. • Thoroughly revised content on Niti Ayog, Integrated watershed development programmes, Government schemes and initiatives, National New Mineral policy 2019 • Thoroughly revised chapters on Regional Development and Planning, Agriculture, Minerals and Resources, Transport and Communication systems in India. • Content represented in form of mind maps, flowcharts, tabular format and statistical techniques for better understanding.
Late Prof. Majid Husain will always be remembered asan iconic academician of India. Prof. Majid Husain completed his early education from Nehru Inter College Manglaur. He had obtained his M.A. (Gold Medalist), LL.B. and Phd. from the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, and pursued his higher education in Swansea (Wales) and School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Prof. Husain had retired in 2003 as Professor and Head, Department of Geography, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He was an Indian Geographer of International fame, and was well known for his immense contribution to Geography through numerous publications, research works and teaching in many universities. His unique teaching style helped students to assimilate even the most convoluted topics. He taught complete module of Geography for optional, Geography for Prelims, Environment and Ecology and mentored his students for personality test as well.