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According to I. C. A. R., _______ of geographical area of Rajasthan is facing the problems of land degradation.
1. 43.2%
2. 57.1%
3. 49.5%
4. 62.5%

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : 62.5%

The correct answer is 62.5%.

  • According to I. C. A. R., 62.5% of the geographical area of Rajasthan is facing the problems of land degradation.

  • In Rajasthan, 62.5% of the geographical area is affected by desertification and/or land degradation where,
    • wind erosion is the maximum contributor followed by water, vegetal degradation and salinization (1.07%).

  • The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India. 

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