Q. Consider the following statements regarding National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM):
1. It works as an attached office of Ministry of Earth Sciences
2. It provides scientific and technical inputs to the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Plan.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:
  • Statement 1 is incorrect: The National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) is a research institute under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). 
  • Statement 2 is correct 

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