UPSC Ecology And Environment Environment Question Bank Environment Management

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    National Action Plan on Climate Change, 2008 (NAPCC) includes which of the following programmes:
    (i) National solar mission.
    (ii) National mission for enhanced energy efficiency
    (iii) National mission for sustainable habitat.
    Choose the correct option.

    A) i and ii              

    B) ii and iii

    C) all                                

    D) i and iii

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    National Solar Mission aims to promote the development and use of solar energy for power generation, with the ultimate objective of making solar competitive with fossil-based energy options. It highlights National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency plan. It recommends mandating specific energy consumption decreases in large energy-consuming industries, with a system for companies to trade energy-saving certificates. It also focuses on National Mission on Sustainable Habitat to promote energy efficiency as a core component of urban planning by extending the existing Energy Conservation Building Code.

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