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1. Define infrastructure .

2. Why is energy a component of infrastructure ?

3. Why is healthcare a component of infrastructure ?

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Q.1. Distinguishbetween commercial and non-commercial energy .

q.2.Distinduish between conventional non - conventional sources of energy?

Q.3.

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Solution 1

The answer to the concerned question has been covered in our NCERT solutions. You can find it at the below mentioned link.

http://cbse.meritnation.com/study-online/ncert-solutions/economics/442/15817/unit-iii-infrastructure/explain-the-term-infrastructure

Solution 2 and 3

The term infrastructure is regarded as a core support system that enables an economy to grow and develop. Energy forms an important component of infrastructure due to the fact that energy plays a vital in various economic activities. Thereby, supporting growth and development of a country. Similarly, health is also regarded as an infrastructure. This is because good mental and physical health enhances the productivity and efficiency of an individual. Thereby, contributing actively towards the growth and development.

 

Short Answer Type Questions

Solution 1

The answer to the concerned question has been covered in our NCERT solutions. You can find it at the below mentioned link.

http://cbse.meritnation.com/study-online/ncert-solutions/economics/442/15811/unit-iii-infrastructure/what-is-the-significance-of-energy-differentia

 

Solution 2

The conventional sources and the non-conventional sources of energy are distinguished on the following basis.

Basis

Conventional Energy

Non-Conventional Energy

Time frameThese sources of energy have been in use for a long timeThese sources of energy have been used in the recent past.
Environmental impactGenerally, such sources of energy have adverse environmental impactThese sources of energy are environment friendly,
ExampleFor example, coal, petroleum, natural gas and electricity.For example, solar energy, wind energy, bio energy

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