Q.1 State the geographical and economic importance of Hindukush-Himalayan region. How are the critical geographical features of this region changing and what possible consequences will it have? (15 Marks)

Mentor’s Comments- Give a brief overview of the Hindukush-Himalaya region. Mention the geographical and economic importance of the region. Discuss the changing geographical features of the region. Mention its consequences. Conclude with brief suggestions.