Q. Consider the following statements regarding National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA)
1. The project aims to enhance the resilience of Indian agriculture to climate change and climate vulnerability through strategic research and technology demonstration.
2. It is a network project of the ministry of environment forest and climate change
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: A
Notes:

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has informed Rajya Sabha about National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture(NICRA) 

About NICRA: 

  • National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) is a network project of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) launched in February 2011.  
  • Aim: The project aims to enhance the resilience of Indian agriculture to climate change and climate vulnerability through strategic research and technology demonstration.  
  • The research on adaptation and mitigation covers crops, livestock, fisheries and natural resource management. 

Source: National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture(NICRA)