Q. With reference to “Gram Urja Swaraj” consider the following statements:
1.It aims at providing renewable energy solutions to energy intensive industries.
2.This initiative has been started by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.
Which of the statements given above 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 aim of Gram Urja Swaraj is to promote adoption of renewable energy at Gram Panchayat level.

Statement 2 is correct. This initiative has been started by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. It has also launched the Gram Urja Swaraj Portal in May 2022, to capture the inclination of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) towards adoption of renewable energy.

Source: PIB