|Consider the following statements with reference to the Indus Water Treaty, 1960.|
|1. Under the treaty, the waters of Western rivers of the Indus river system are allocated to India.|
|2. India is under obligation to let flow the waters of the Eastern rivers of the Indus river system except for the uses such as domestic use, non-consumptive use, agricultural use as specified and generation of hydro-electric power as specified.|
|3. India is under no obligation to supply information of its storage and hydro-electric projects as specified.|
|4. This treaty was brokered by International Bank for Reconstruction and Development between India and Pakistan.|
|Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?|
A) 1, 2 and 3
B) 2, 3 and 4
C) 3 and 4
D) Only 4
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] The Indus Water Treaty is a water sharing treaty between Pakistan and India, brokered by the World Bank (then re International Bank for Reconstruction and Development), Under the treaty, the water of Eastern rivers (Ravi, Beas a- Sutlej and their tributaries) of the Indus river system a allocated to India. India is under obligation to let flow the water of the Western rivers except for the mentioned uses. Both sides are required to exchange information related to river observed by them, not later than 3 months of their observation and to exchange specified information on agricultural use year.
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