Q. With reference to ‘National Bio Energy Programme’ consider the following statements:
1.Its aim is to use huge surplus biomass, cattle dung, and industrial and urban biowaste available in the country for energy generation.
2.The programme is being implemented by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
3.Bioremediation programme is one of its sub-schemes.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. National Bio Energy Programme aim is to use huge surplus biomass, cattle dung, and industrial and urban biowaste available in the country for energy generation. The programme will be implemented by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

Statement 3 is incorrect. National Bio Energy Programme has three Sub-schemes namely, waste to energy programme, biomass programme and biogas progarmme.

Source: ForumIAS