Q. With reference to National Geospatial Policy, 2022 consider the following statements:
1.Under this policy, Geospatial Data Promotion and Development Committee (GDPDC) at the national level will be constituted to formulate and implement guidelines related to the geospatial sector. 
2.It aims at promoting research and development in the field of space for the deployment of space weapons.
Select the correct statement using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct. National Geospatial Policy, 2022 aims at constituting Geospatial Data Promotion and Development Committee (GDPDC) at the national level to formulate and implement guidelines related to the geospatial sector.

Statement 2 is incorrect. It is a citizen-centric policy that seeks to strengthen the Geospatial sector to support national development, economic prosperity and a thriving information economy.

Source: ForumIAS