1 . Solution (a)

The fund sharing pattern between Centre and State is 90:10 for Himalayan (Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh) and North-Eastern States, 100:0 for UTs and 50:50 for rest of the States.

2 . Solution (a)

Headed by the Prime Minister

3 . Solution (c)

Namami Gange Programme includes:
1. Sewerage Treatment Infrastructure
2. River-Surface Cleaning
3. Afforestation
4. Industrial Effluent Monitoring
5. River-Front Development
6. Bio-Diversity
7. Public Awareness
8. Ganga Gram

4 . Solution (c)

5 . Solution (b)

Reduction of cooling demand across sectors by 20% to 25 % by year 2037-38.

6 . Solution (b)

US Agency for International Development (USAID) and India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) have launched Forest-PLUS 2.0.

7 . Solution (b)

The Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) programme being carried out in the himalayan states jointly by Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). It has been extended till July 2020.

8 . Solution (c)

9 . Solution (b)

The law establishes the National Compensatory Afforestation Fund under the Public Account of India, and a State Compensatory Afforestation Fund under the Public Account of each state.

10 . Solution (c)