Q. Consider the following statements regarding Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB):
1. It has been established under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,1981.
2. It provides technical services to the Ministry of Environment and Forests under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
  • Statement 1 is incorrect: CPCB has been constituted in 1974 under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. 
  • Statement 2 is correct 

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