UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-4

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    Which of the following are major environmental awareness programmes initiated by the government?
    1. Ecomark Scheme is introduced since 2000 AD with sunrise in the Valley.
    2. To disseminate environmental awareness among children Eco-Club Scheme is introduced.
    3. Eco-Task Force is an pro-environmental feature associated with army men.
    4. In 1991, the Supreme Court of India issued directives to make all curricula environment-oriented.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1 and 4           

    B)  2 and 3            

    C)  1, 2 and 3                    

    D) (d) All of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Ecomark Scheme was introduced in 1991 with its symbol an 'earthen pitcher', which symbolise eco-friendliness and our traditional heritage. Eco-Club Scheme is for students to make awareness among children whereas Eco-Task Force for army men have also been launched by the government. Supreme Court ruling on revision of curricula in 1991 is an awareness initiative, but not promoted by Government of India.

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