Overview for Rivers of India (In 3 Volumes)
The river system of India can be classified into four groups. viz., (a ) Himalayan Rivers, (b) Deccan Rivers, (c) Coastal Rivers, (d) Rivers of the Inland drainage basin. The Himalayan Rivers are formed by melting snow and glaciers and therefore continuously flow throughout the year. During the monsoon months, Himalayans receive very heavy rainfall and rivers swell, causing frequent floods. The Deccan Rivers on the other hand are rainfed and therefore fluctuate in volume. Many of these are non-pernnial. The castal streams, especially on the west coast are short in length and have limited catchment areas. Most of them are non-perennial. The streams of inland drainage basin of western Rajasthan are few and far apart. Most of them are of an ephemeral character.
Radha Swami (Editor)
Dr. Radha Swami born 1950, M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D., is professor of Fisheries Economics at the School of Industrial Fisheries. He is a first generation learner teaching fisheries economics and guiding research at the School of Industrial research at the School of Industrial fisheries for the past three decades. He personally visited atmost all important rivers of the country and studied about the fishes and developed fishing habitation. He developed thorny fishes management in out states and Union Territories. In the field of freshwater fishes, the fishfarmer producing good thorny fishes.