Q. With reference to River Ranching programme, consider the following statements:
1.It has been introduced as a special activity under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
2.One of its aims is to promote the sustainable use of fishery resources in an economical and environmentally responsible manner.
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: B
  • Statement 1 is incorrect: “River ranching programme” is introduced as special activity under PMMSY (Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada) scheme
  • Statement 2 is correct

Source: PIB