Q. The term “Haryali” is associated with which of the following?

[A] Watershed projects

[B] Green corridor highways

[C] Solar projects

[D] Soil conservation

Answer: A

Explanation: The Central and State Governments have initiated many watersheds development and management programmes in the country.

  • Some of these are being implemented by nongovernmental organisations also.
  • Haryali is a watershed development project sponsored by the Central Government which aims at enabling the rural population to conserve water for drinking, irrigation, fisheries and afforestation.
  • The Project is being executed by Gram Panchayats with people’s participation.

Source: NCERT – India & People Economy