Punjab, a landlocked state in northern India, has a predominantly agriculture-based economy that earns it the nickname the “food bowl of India.” However, experts worry that if the region continues to extract groundwater at current rates, there may not be enough water to grow crops, and the state could be economically …
Which region is called the food bowl of India?
Ans. Ganga Basin is called the food bowl of India because it produces a large quantity of food crops like rice, wheat, sugar cane and jute.
Why Punjab is called food bowl of India?
Punjab is traditionally known as the wheat bowl of India. It’s not only owing to its high yield of wheat over the years contributing half of the total wheat procured in the count but the fact that that it is surrounded by 5 rivers making it an ideal site for wheat production.
Is called the food bowl of South India?
Ganga-Brahrnaputra delta is called the ‘Food Bowl of India’.
Which country is known as rice bowl of the world?
Thailand and Vietnam are known as the world’s rice bowl, accounting for 48 per cent of global exports. Thailand, a country in Southeast Asia, has the earliest evidence of growing rice. It has the highest percentage of arable land, among which 55% of the arable land area is used for rice production.
Which is called the food bowl of the south?
Ganga-Brahmaputra delta is called the ‘Food Bowl of India’.
Which state is known as the food bowl of South?
Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Hint:The region which is known as the Rice Bowl of India is because of the climatic conditions and fertile land. It is also a major income for the state.