Q. Consider the following statements:
Satement 1: The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the Arbor Day Foundation have recently recognized Hyderabad as 2020 Tree City of the World.
Statement 2: Hyderabad was selected for the recognition for a year following its commitment to grow and maintain the urban forests.
Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements?
Exp) Option d is correct.
Why this question: 2020 Tree City of the World.
Statement 1 is incorrect.
Hyderabad have been recognised as a 2020 Tree City of the World by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), [not United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)].
Statement 2 is correct.
It was given for its commitment to growing and maintaining urban forests.
Hyderabad earned recognition in the Foundation’s second year of the programme along with 51 other cities globally (120 cities from 63 countries assessed) and the only city in India to get this recognition so far.