Q. With reference to Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) consider the following statements;
1. It is a set of emergency measures to prevent further deterioration of air quality once it reaches a certain threshold.
2. Stage 1 of GRAP is activated when the AQI is in the very poor category.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1: Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) is a set of emergency measures to prevent further deterioration of air quality once it reaches a certain threshold. It is being implemented by The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) .

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. Stage 1 of GRAP is activated when the AQI is in the poor category. Source: https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/explained-climate/grap-delhi-ncr-air-pollution-control-explained-8192952/