Q. With reference to Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) policy consider the following statements:
1.It aims at enhancing inland waterways tourism in India through cooperation between different states along with resolving river disputes amongst them.
2.It provides a way to deepen India’s strategic alliances with countries of the Indian Ocean region in Asia and Africa.
3.It encourages group action to combat maritime concerns like piracy, terrorism, etc.
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: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect. SAGAR is India’s strategic vision for the Indian Ocean.

Statement 2 and 3 are correct. SAGAR provides a way to deepen India’s strategic alliances with countries of the Indian Ocean region in Asia and Africa. It encourages group action to combat maritime concerns like piracy, terrorism, etc.

Source: The Indian Express