What is land use? Give examples.

Land is used for different purposes such as agriculture, forestry, mining, building houses, roads and setting up of industries. This is commonly termed as Land use. 

Examples:

  • Forests
  • Land put to Non-agricultural Uses
  • Barren and Wastelands
  • The area under Permanent Pastures and Grazing Lands
  • The area under Miscellaneous Tree Crops and Groves(Not included is Net sown Area) 
  • Culturable Waste-Land
  • Current Fallow
  • Fallow other than Current Fallow
  • Net Area Sown 

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