Q. Consider the following statement regarding International Solar Alliance:
1. It is an intergovernmental body registered with United Nation
2. It is open only for the countries which lies between two tropics
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 and 2

Answer: A

Statement 2 is incorrect: the recent amendment to ISA charter has made it open to all the member countries of ISA 

About ISA: 

  • It is an intergovernmental body registered with the United Nations under Article 102 of the UN Charter. 
  • The ISA is open to 122 countries, most of them located between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. 
  • The International Solar Alliance (ISA) was conceived as a coalition of solar-resource-rich countries to address their special energy needs. 
  • It is a treaty-based organization working to create a global market system to tap the benefits of solar power and promote clean energy applications 

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