Q. Consider the following statements::
1.MISHTI programme aims at facilitating mangrove plantations along India’s coastline.
2.Amrit Dharohar scheme aims at reskilling the youth in the emerging technologies required for the employment.
Select the correct code given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Explanation –

Statement 1 is correct. MISHTI (Mangrove Initiative for Shoreline Habitats & Tangible Incomes) is a new programme that will facilitate mangrove plantations along India’s coastline and on salt pan lands. It will aim at the intensive afforestation of coastal mangrove forests.

Statement 2 is incorrect. The Amrit Dharohar scheme will be implemented over the next three years to encourage optimal use of wetlands, and enhance biodiversity, carbon stock, eco-tourism opportunities and income generation for local communities.

Source: ForumIAS