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  • 1. Presented by Dhairya Mehta of 4F Let us travel
  • 2.
    • People use different means of transport for traveling over different distances.
    • The selection of the means of transport depends on the time & the money that is spent on travel.
    Why do we use means of transport?
  • 3. Rural transportation
  • 4.
    • Vegetables & fruits are perishable items hence, they are transported on daily basis to nearby cities & towns in bullock carts, tractor trolleys or trucks.
    • After the harvesting of wheat & rice, trucks laden with gunny bags or grains, make their way on the rural roads to the nearby town or city.
  • 5.
    • The goods carried by a different means of transport give us a clear indication about the crops grown in that area
  • 6.
    • They also transport light machinery for agriculture life crushers & grinders.
  • 7.
    • In coastal areas, the fishermen use boats to transport fish & other food items.
    • Sometimes steamers & ferries with cold storage are used to transport fish laden baskets.
    • On the hilly areas, mules are used for transporting goods along with pithus.
  • 8. Uses of bullock cart
  • 9.
    • A bullock cart or a horse cart can go up to the farm. This helps the farmer to load the vegetables easily for quick transportation.
    • The farmer has used it to pull water from the well, plough the fields & transport the goods to the market.
  • 10. The camel is loaded with sacks of red chilies or other items & is beautifully decked up with tassels or bells. Transportation in deserts
  • 11. Urban transportation
  • 12.
    • Huge trucks & trailers transport a variety of heavy machines from the sea ports & factories to different parts of our country.
  • 13.
    • Railways are suitable for carrying larger quantity of produce over long distances throughout India.
    • It is more economical than other means of transport.
  • 14. Ships are used for transporting very heavy items like oil drilling, equipments, machinery for printing, textile & other manufacturing industries from one country to another. Uses of ships
  • 15. Disadvantages of modern transportation
  • 16.
    • The traffic jams, delay in delivery of goods, accidents & pollution are the negative effects of the expanding role of means of transportation in modern times.
    • Many flyovers, bridges & city bypasses have helped remove unnecessary delays. Vehicles are using CNG & better quality of petrol & diesel to reduce vehicular pollution.
  • 17. Means of transport Agencies Stage of marketing Head load, animal back, bullock cart Farmers 1. From the village to the farm market By rickshaws, cars & buses Consumers 4.From retailer to consumer By trucks, railways, mini trucks Millers/retailers 3. From miller & wholesale market to retailers By trucks & railways Traders/millers 2. From village market to the wholesale market & miller