Q. Under which of the following act the Animal Welfare Board of India was established?

[A] Wildlife Protection Act, 1972

[B] Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960

[C] Animal Welfare act, 1980

[D] Environment protection act, 1986

Answer: B
Notes:

The Animal Welfare Board of India is a statutory advisory body on Animal Welfare Laws and promotes animal welfare in the country.  

  • Established in 1962 under Section 4 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 (No. 59 of 1960), the Animal Welfare Board of India was started under the stewardship of Late Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale, well known humanitarian.  
  • From ensuring that animal welfare laws in the country are diligently followed, to provide grants to Animal Welfare Organizations and advising the Government of India on animal welfare issues, the Board has been the face of the animal welfare movement in the country for the last 50 years. 

Source: http://www.awbi.in/about.html