Land is a natural resource that supports natural vegetation, wild life, human life, economic activities, and transport and communication systems and so it is important to use the available land for various purposes with careful planning.
The following animation shows you the percentage of land under different relief features in India.
1. 43 % Plains - Help in the development of agriculture and industry.
2. 30% Mountains - Ensure perennial flow of some rivers, tourism and ecological aspects.
3. 27% Plateau - Rich reserves of minerals, fossil fuels and forests.