• Strategies Followed for Implementation of Five Year Plan of India
    lands as suggested in the National Forest Policy 1988. The examples of ITC and other similar initiatives within the private sector are worth emulating in this context. Areas under shifting cultivation Shifting cultivation, or Jhum, particularly in Northeastern Hill States, is an area that calls...
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  • India
    Standard Time (IST) and what is the difference between IST and GMT? 2 Why are the rivers of northern India more important than those of southern India? 3 Jhum Cultivation 4. What is the significance of Himalayas for the land and people of Indian subcontinent? 5. Write notes on Deccan Plateau...
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  • Environmental Impact Assessment
    its leadership, generating innovative ideas and possessing traditional wisdom and skills in a range of disciplines such as jhum cultivation through alder tree, irrigation and water harvesting, land, water and other natural resource management, arts and crafts, stone cutting etc. Through CEE’s...
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  • The Khasis of Barak Valley, Assam
    pressure on availability of resources, making it responsible for environmental degradation. Seventy percent of this area is hilly and much of the deterioration is due to the indiscriminate felling of trees, shifting cultivation and mining. These people struggle to obtain their basic necessities of...
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  • Maths
    beneficial method known as? a. Contour farming b. Multiple cropping c. Crop rotation d. Jhum cultivation 18. The People’s Republic of China is the world’s most populous country and the second largest energy consumer (after the United States). It is also the world’s largest producer and consumer...
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  • Tribal
    resources by relegating revenue objectives to secondary position. (f) Research and extension will be undertaken to improve upon the current practices, increase output and incomes, and eliminate adverse ecological effects. 7.4 Shifting cultivation known as jhum or podu, is a form of agriculture, practised...
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  • Tribes in India
    engaged in the agricultural sector (the figure for all India is 66.84%). This means that almost nine-tenths of tribal families rely on natural resources for their livelihood. The majority of these are engaged in permanent agriculture but shifting cultivation still forms the mainstay of the domestic...
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  • Land Question and Ethnicity in Darjeeling Hills
    the first settler of that portion of land that ceded to the British in 1835, were not accustomed with settled agricultural practices. They practiced jhum (shifting) cultivation without any sophisticated method that resulted in a small amount of production that helped maintain their livelihood. This...
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  • Sunny
    grazing and forest fire often destroy forests. Reckless cutting of the trees causes forest destruction. Jhum cultivations destroy forest; it invites soil erosion. To preserve the forest, the Govt. of India has taken up a series of programmers: The forests are declared as Reserved Forests. The...
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  • Tribes in India
    Jymphong ( long dress which is sleevless and has thongs in the front. The women however have a colorful dress with several plates of clothing, golden crown with spikes and feathers on it. Khasis practice shifting cultivation which they call JHUM for their survival. The Kacharis have a peasent based...
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  • Forgotten Kingdom of the Chakmas
    Tracts by the British (1860) which forbade the hill agriculture (JHUM, shifting cultivation) leading to the movement of the Chakmas to the east of Chittagong Hill Tracts and made the Chakma Raja responsible for tax collection in the central region of the new possession.10 In that year, the Royal...
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  • Village Grouping in Mizoram
    ’ dictation. If a man raises any complaint he was paid with slashes of the armed supervisor’s whip. The economic life of the Mizo people was greatly hampered. Jhuming cultivation was the main stay of the people but the people could not pursue their normal duty as they were not allowed to go...
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  • Bru Tripura Vision
    required articles. People of Kotor Dopha are exempted from paying taxes to the king. Occupation, culture and custom The Reangs are primarily an agriculturist tribe. In the past they mostly used to practise the Huk or Jhum cultivation, like most other Tripuri tribes. But now shifted to modern...
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  • Agriculture 2
    the only exception was in chittagong hill tracts. Here a method of shifting cultivation locally known as jhum is practised even today. The method of lifting water from wells did not improve. The Persian wheel, which was introduced in north India remained unknown in Bengal. The system of manuring...
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  • Rural Marketing in Northeast India
    wholesale and retail trade of fruits and vegetables. Tripura The primary cooperative marketing societies are procuring specially jute, mesta and jute seeds, paddy and oilseeds grown by the tribe through Jhum cultivation. The cooperatives procure mainly from the members as sub-agents of Tripura...
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  • Birthday
    years and then left-fallow for 12 to 18 years for the forest to grow back. Shifting cultivation has been practiced in many parts of Asia, Africa and South America. In India, it is known by different names, such as dhya, panda, bewar, nevad, jhum, podu, khandad and kumri . The colonial government...
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  • Sail Mt Paper
    23. Which of the following are true regarding Jhum cultivation in India? 1. It is largely practised in Assam 2 It is referred to as ‗slash and burn‘ technique 3 in it, the fertility is exhausted in a few years (a) l, 2 and 3 (b) l and 2 (c) 2 and 3 (d) 1 and 3 24. The most widely consumed cereal in...
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  • Summer Internship Report
    Shillong. Smit of Meghalaya is a pollution-free and pleasant village on the outskirts of the capital city. The natural beauty of the place is a treat to the eye. The farmers of Smit practice Jhum cultivation. Spices cultivated in the village are mainly exported. Smit at Meghalaya is also a site...
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  • Term Paper on Kpm
    length, Dia 2 inch at longer end Above 11 inch dia should be left for FD if any. Bamboos are collected from deep forest by the following cutting rules: ❖ Stream Cutting ❖ Mechanical Cutting FRM collection is hampered due to Jhum cultivation and mismanagement by the forest department day...
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  • contribution of agriculture in national economy in bangladesh
    lands and light textured soils, coupled with jhum cultivation are responsible for soil erosion. So, conservation agriculture techniques e.g. cover crops, contour, strip cropping needs to be investigated. To solve these problems, target-oriented efficient research is needed. Not all problems are...
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