Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet Missiles of India (SFDR)

Introduction This article defines the Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet system and describes its development, mechanism, uses, and importance to India. Description Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet is a missile propulsion system based on the Ramjet Engine principle. It utilizes solid fuelled air-breathing Ramjet, which makes it light in weight and carries more fuel. This propulsion system … Read more

Ropar Wetland of Punjab

History Ropar wetland is a man-made freshwater and lacustrine wetland. The construction of a water barrage on the river Sutlej at Ropar led to the establishment of Ropar Wetland in 1952.  In 1996, it was declared a wetland of national importance, and in 2002, the wetland was recognized as the Ramsar site.  The wetland was … Read more

Pong Dam, Himachal Pradesh

India is blessed with so many rivers and water bodies. The total river count in India is approximately 400, including eight river systems. These rivers have hugely impacted the lives of Indians. Rivers are crucial for preserving the traditions and culture of the country. It has been a significant source of water for the country. … Read more

Parvati Arga Bird Sanctuary

India, the country of rich heritage and culture, is also famous for its vast collection of plants and wildlife.  When we talk about wildlife, India is home to several species of animals and birds. India owns 12 % of the total global species of birds and 7-8% of the wildlife species. But the growing population … Read more

Nadur Madhameshwar of Maharashtra

This article is a quick overview of Nadur Madhameshwar of Maharashtra. It has comprehensive details about the place, such as its history, formation, flora, fauna, topography, the present problems faced by the area, and some important steps to resolve them.  History of the Place Nadur Madhameshwar contains islands, shallow ponds, and marshlands formed by continuous … Read more

Bhakra Wildlife Sanctuary of Punjab

History of the Sanctuary Bhakra Nangal Wildlife sanctuary is basically a man-made wetland. The wetland came into existence in the year 1961 when the 6km long artificial lake called Nangal lake was constructed over the Satluj river to divert extra water from Bhakra Nangal Dam. In the year 2008, the Ministry of Environment and Forest … Read more