Q. With reference to Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) consider the following statements:
1.It is a way to create and establish a more rational use of marine space and the interactions among its uses.
2.MSP framework is a part of Indo-Germany Integrated Ocean Initiative.
3.MSP will be implemented by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 3 only

[D] 1 and 2 only

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct. MSP is a way to create and establish a more rational use of marine space and the interactions among its uses.

Statement 2 and 3 are incorrect. MSP framework is a part of Indo-Norway Integrated Ocean Initiative. MSP will be implemented by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) through National Centre for Coastal Research (NCCR) for India.

Source: ForumIAS