Protected Special Agriculture Zone - Cauvery Delta
GS-Paper-1 Geography (PT-MAINS)
Tamil Nadu government has declared the Cauvery delta region as a Protected Special Agriculture Zone.
What is a Protected Agriculture Zone?
Declaring as a Protected Special Agriculture Zone ensures that a particular region will not be granted permission for any new projects like those related to hydrocarbons. Only Agro-based Industries would be given permission to be b
The Sambhar Salt Lake is India's largest inland saltwater body located near Jaipur in Rajasthan.
The lake is surrounded on all sides by the Aravali hills.
It is the source of most of Rajasthan's salt production.
Sambhar has been designated as a Ramsar site (recognized wetland of international importance) because the wetland is a key wintering area for tens of thousands of flamingos and other birds that migrate from northern Asia.
The Nag River Pollution Abatement Project has been approved under the National River Conservation Plan.
It will be implemented by the National River Conservation Directorate.
The Nag River, which flows through Nagpur city, is now a highly polluted water channel of sewage and industrial waste.
Origin - Western weir of Ambazari Lake in west Nagpur.
Nag River is the main river along with the other, River Pili Nadi.
The Mahanadi River in Odisha is currently flooded, as predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
It is anticipated that a low-pressure region would develop over the Northern Bay of Bengal and bring severe rain to a few locations in Chhattisgarh and Odisha.
About Mahanadi River
After the Godavari and Krishna River systems, the Mahanadi River system is the biggest river in the s
The Sukapaika River, which stopped flowing 70 years ago, is set to be revived, as the Odisha government has begun working on a revival plan in response to a recent National Green Tribunal directive (NGT).
The main features of the Sukapaika River
Sukapaika is one of the many distributaries of Odisha's mighty Mahanadi river.
It splits from the Mahanadi at Ayatpur village in Cuttack district and flows for about 40 kilometres (km) before rejoining the Mahanadi at Ta