UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-1

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    Consider the following statements about India Water Week (IWW)-2016.
    1. It is based on the theme 'Water for All: Striving Together'.
    2. International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) plans to organise first 'India Irrigation Forum 2016.'
    3. Conceptualised and organised for the first time in 2012, the India Water Week is an annual forum where the Ministry of Water Resources strategies for conservation, preservation and optimum use of available water.
    Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

    A)  2 and 3           

    B)  1 and 3             

    C)  1 and 2           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The government has involved all stakeholders including decision makers, politicians, researcher and entrepreneurs of water resources from India as well as abroad to discuss strategies for managing the demands and supplies in the right manner. The first event was organised in New Delhi 2012 and theme was 'Water, Energy and Food Security; Call for Solution'. The Indian Water Week 2016 to be held between 4-8th April, 2016 in New Delhi and theme is 'Water For All: Striving Together'.

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