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Economic value of water resources of South Kashmir, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept. of History, GDC, D.H. Pura Kulgam, Jammu & Kashmir, India
  • 2Dept. of History, GDC, D.H. Pura Kulgam, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 10, Issue (2), Pages 27-29, April,14 (2021)


The economic prosperity of south Kashmir essentially depends both directly or indirectly on its water resources. What makes south Kashmir so distinct? Many things, but exclusively its water resources such as snow-cappedmountains, crisscrossed by rivers and sprinkled with lakes, springs, canals which originate from this region of India. Like other parts of India ,the character of water resources of south Kashmir are very significant for the growth of many sectors of Indian economy like agriculture, hydroelectricity, food, construction, transport, minerals, industry etc. the water bodies of south Kashmir are directly or indirectly good sources of revenue for the Indian government.


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