Q. Consider the following statements:”:
1.Only 28% of the urban wastewater is treated in India.
2.The condition of wastewater treatment in India is dismal due to the lack of sufficient laws.
Select the correct answer using the 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. As per a Niti Aayog report, “of 72,368 million litres of urban wastewater that India generates daily, only 28% is treated.

Statement 2 is incorrect. India has sufficient laws and policies for the treatment of wastewater in India. But there is lack of proper implementation, political will, etc.

Source: ForumIAS