Q. Consider the following statements regarding Yuktdhara Portal:
1. The portal will help in facilitating new MGNREGA assets using remote sensing and geographic information system-based data.
2. Portal utilizes Bhuvan for its purposes.
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D
Notes:

Both statements are correct. 

About Yuktdhara Portal: 

  • Yuktdhara is a geospatial planning portal under Bhuvan. 
  • Purpose: The portal will help in facilitating new MGNREGA assets using remote sensing and geographic information system-based data. 
  • Developed by: The portal is a culmination of joint efforts of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Ministry of Rural Development. 
  • Name: The name of the portal is very apt as the word ‘Yukt’ is derived from Yojanam, indicates the planning and ‘Dhara’ indicates the flow. 

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