Fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas, take millions of years to form.
But they are being used at a faster rate, leading to an energy crisis.
Depletion of Non Renewable resources in India: Resource depletion is an economic term referring to the exhaustion of raw materials within a region.
Use of resources beyond their rate of replacement is considered to be resource depletion.
Petroleum: Petroleum product has become an imperative source if energy in India.
In India Petroleum products can be obtained from Digbol, Assam, around the Gulf of Khambat in Gujarat, off shore in Arabian Sea, spread out from Mumbai up to 100miles.
Many of these resources are limited or non-renewable such as land, fossil fuels, minerals etc.
Large-scale consumption of resources such as fossil fuel, minerals etc and high consumption of fertilizers and fossil fuel leads to pollution of air, water and soil.
Causes for depletion of non renewable resources in India: Over population: With the increasing popopulation there would be an increase in the use of consumer goods.
To meet their demand natural resources such as minerals, forests, fossil fuels, etc will be exploited.