Q. Consider the following statements regarding “National Wildlife Action Plan (NWAP)”:
1. It was created by the provisions of the wildlife protection act, 1972.
2. The first National Wildlife Action Plan (NWAP) was adopted in 1983.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

The first National Wildlife Action Plan (NWAP) was adopted in 1983, based upon the decision taken in the XV meeting of the Indian Board for Wildlife held in 1982. 

The plan had outlined the strategies and action points for wildlife conservation which are still relevant. 

Source: Shankar page no: 313