Scope and Content of Economic Geography – Basic concepts – Nature of
resources – Classification of Economic activities – Utilization and Conservation of
Primary activities – Agriculture – Food crops ; Rice and Wheat.
Commercial crops; Cotton, Sugarcane – Plantation Crops; Tea and Coffee.
Mineral Resources – Types, distribution and production of Coal, Iron ore,
Manganese, Bauxite – Petroleum and Natural Gas.
Industries - World distribution and production of Iron and Steel, Textiles,
Sugar, Chemicals, Engineering industries including automobiles and Ship-building.
Transport and Trade – Origin and development of transport network – Roads –
Railways – Waterways and Airways – International trade.