The term "Blue Revolution" refers to India's focus on aquaculture and water reform. Things like drinking water and fish farming are addressed in the policy changes that comprise the Blue Revolution.Continue Reading
India's Blue Revolution is a continuation of the same kind of environmental and political reforms that catalyzed its Green Revolution in the 1960s. The Green Revolution was focused on resource productivity to feed the Indian population rather than on pure environmentally friendly motivations, and the Blue Revolution is similarly motivated.
The availability of drinkable water is an issue for Indians, as is sustainable fish farming. Fixing both of these issues will lead to a more sustainable lifestyle and availability of resources for Indian people. It will also lead to environmentally positive side effects, particularly in the area of aquaculture, as the world's oceans continue to be overfished.Learn more about South Asia
India is a lower-middle income country, and the average worker makes about 720 American dollars per year, or about 2 dollars per day. In terms of Indian rupees, the national currency of the country, the average citizen makes about 36,000 annually.Full Answer >
The country of India is located in southeast Asia. It is bounded by the Arabian Sea to the southwest and the Bay of Bengal to the southeast. The southern tip of India is bordered by the Indian Ocean.Full Answer >
According to the Central Intelligence Agency, the population of India as of July 2014 was 1,236, 344,631. It ranks second, behind China, in terms of the most populated countries in the world.Full Answer >
The standard meridian of India is 82.5 degrees east of the Greenwich Meridian. This meridian passes through the city of Allahabad. It runs through the center of the country.Full Answer >