Which among the following statements with reference to the “River Boards” is / are correct?
1.The regulation and development of inter-state rivers and river valleys was to be entrusted to various River Boards via the River Boards Act 1956.
2.River Boards were designed to advise the central government on development opportunities, coordinate activities and resolve disputes.
3.The Government of India has constituted River Boards for most rivers in India
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Answer: [A] Only 1 & 2

The first two statements of the question are correct, which say : The regulation and development of inter-state rivers and river valleys was to be entrusted to various River Boards via the River Boards Act 1956. River Boards were designed to advise the central government on development opportunities coordinate activities and resolve disputes. The third statement is incorrect because the Government has not been able to create River Board for most rivers  in more than half a century.

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