Consider the following statements with respect to "Project Neeranchal" in India:

  1. The project aims at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from energy-intensive industries
  2. The project is funded by World Bank

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

First statement is incorrect because the project aims at achieving the major objectives of the Watershed Component of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana (PMKSY) and for ensuring access to irrigation to every farm (Har Khet Ko Pani) and efficient use of water (Per Drop More Crop). Second statement is correct because the project is funded by the World Bank.

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