Q.1) Numerous evidences have suggested that the deltas formed by rivers have been shrinking at faster rate for the past few years. What are reasons for the Peril of Deltas on the Indian Subcontinent. Suggest measures to tackle this crisis. ( 10 Marks )

Mentor’s Comments Introduction- Point out the unique geographical location of Indian subcontinent endowed with various deltas including the largest delta in the world. Body- Highlight the phenomenon of shrinking deltas of Indian rivers. Using evidence, provide the factors responsible for it. Compare this phenomenon in terms of rate of shrinking among different rivers. Then briefly … Continue reading Q.1) Numerous evidences have suggested that the deltas formed by rivers have been shrinking at faster rate for the past few years. What are reasons for the Peril of Deltas on the Indian Subcontinent. Suggest measures to tackle this crisis. ( 10 Marks )