This data set contains soil data for the country of India. The soil map data was intersected with 2001 district administrative boundary data to create a map of soil divisions within each administrative district. Soil map of India includes all suborder, group and sub-group of soil, physiography, parent material, surface texture, soil depth, particle size and location. Physiographical divisions based on National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning data from the National atlas of India published by the National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation, India, 1981. This data layer is sourced from secondary government sources, chiefly Survey of India, Census of India, Election Commission, etc. Scale 1:1,000,000.