Prelims 4323

Which of the following statements is/are true regarding the National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC)?
1. The NAFCC is a flagship Scheme of Government of India, which provides 100% grant to the State Governments for implementing climate change adaptation projects.
2. The government has recently approved the proposals for climate adaptation projects for Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
A.
1 only
B.
2 only
C.
Both 1 and 2
D.
Neither 1 nor 2
Explanation :
The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has approved the proposals for climate adaptation projects submitted by Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim. The projects in Rajasthan and Sikkim are targeted at water security, while in Gujarat, the project will focus on increasing the adaptive capacity of communities dependent on natural resources in the Kachchh district.