Resources and Development
- Everything available in our earth which can be used to satisfy our needs.
- It is technologically accessible, economically jeasible and culturally acceptable.
Classification Of Resources
On The Basis Of Origin, Resources Are Classified In Two Groups:
- Biotic: The resources which are found in the biosphere and have life example flora and fauna.
- Abiotic: Composed of non living things. Example: Rock, metals.
On The Basis Of Exhaustibility:
- Renewable Resources: The resources which can be renewed or reproduce. Example: water and solar energy.
- Non-Renewable Resources: Those resources which cannot be renewed or replenished easily. Formation takes place million of year. Example: fossil fuels, minerals
On The Basis Of Ownership:
- Individual Resources: Resources and privately by individual. Example: land by farmer.
- Community Owned Resources: Resources which are accessible to all the members of community of playground burial ground.
- National Resources: The resources which belong to a nation easy roadway Railway ocean water 12 nautical miles (22.3 km)
- International Resources: The resources which do not belongs to a particular Nation. Eg: Ocean resources beyond 200 km.
On The Basis Of States Of Development:
- Potential Resources: The resources which are founded in a region but have not been utilized. Eg: Wind and solar energy in Gujarat and Rajasthan.
- Development Resources: The resources which are survey and their quality and quantity are determined. Eg: Tree in forest
- Stock: The resources which have the potential to satisfy the human needs. But human do not have the technology to use them. Eg: Water (hydrogen, oxygen)
- Reserve: The resources which can be put in the use with the help of technology. But they are use has not been started. Eg: Hydro electricity from water.