IAS General Studies Prelims Question No. 52
A “Port Trust” in India:
1. is created by an Act of state legislatures
2. has an status of a Urban body such as Municipalities for providing civic amenities
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
The First statement is incorrect. A Port Trust in India is created by an Act of Parliament and the major ports are controlled by Major Port Act 1963. The port trust has an status of a area based Urban body such as Municipalities for providing civic amenities , so statement 2 is correct.
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