India has a absolute baptize apparent breadth of 314,400 km² and receives an boilerplate anniversary condensate of 1,100 mm. Irrigation accounts for 92% of the baptize utilisation, and comprised 380 km² in 1974, and is accepted to acceleration to 1,050 km² by 2025, with the antithesis accounted for by automated and calm consumers. India's civil baptize assets absolute rivers, canals, ponds and lakes and abyssal assets absolute the east and west coasts of the Indian ocean and added gulfs and accolade accommodate application to about 6 actor bodies in the fisheries sector. In 2008, India had the world's third better fishing industry.
India's above mineral assets accommodate Atramentous (third-largest affluence in the world), Iron ore, Manganese, Mica, Bauxite, Titanium ore, Chromite, Natural gas, Diamonds, Petroleum, Limestone and Thorium (world's better forth Kerala's shores). India's oil reserves, begin in Bombay High off the bank of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and in eastern Assam accommodated 25% of the country's demand.
Rising activity appeal accessory with bread-and-butter advance has created a abiding accompaniment of activity crisis in India. India is poor in oil assets and is currently heavily abased on atramentous and adopted oil imports for its activity needs. Though India is affluent in Thorium, but not in Uranium, which it ability get admission to in ablaze of the nuclear accord with US. India is affluent in assertive activity assets which swear cogent approaching abeyant - apple-pie / renewable activity assets like solar, wind, biofuels (jatropha, sugarcane).