Natural resources, knowledge, land and labour are few examples of resources which are considered very important for the development of any country. But natural resources are scarce in nature, which calls for a sustainable use of them. NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 1, ‘Resources and Development’ explains students how as a responsible citizen/government should ensure the formulation and implementation of policies for equal inter-generational balance in economic and social welfare for the benefit of both current and future generations, i.e. for sustainable development.
Natural Resources utilization, pollution, and other environmental considerations have become critical to the possibilities of long run economic growth and by extension sustainable development. But these resources have a double-edge effect on economic growth, in that the intensity of its use raises output, but increases its depletion rate. Given below are subjective and objective type questions and answers on Resources and Development - Class 10 NCERT for your reference.
Do you know: Just 1 wind turbine can generate enough electricity to power 1,400 homes.