Management of Natural Resources (C10)

What is a dam? Why do we seek to build large dams? While building large dams, which three main problems should particularly be addressed to maintain peace among local people ? Mention them.

Answer

Dam is a barrier that is built across a river or a stream for storage of water.

Large dam can ensure the storage of adequate water for irrigation and also for generating electricity.

Problems while building large dams: Social problem, economic problem and environmental problem