Consider the following statements about Jal Kranti Abhiyan:

  1. The Jal Kranti Abhiyan, envisages for two villages to be selected as "Jal Grams" at every block level in India
  2. It provides for a "Sujalam Card" to be issued for every selected Jal Gram

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

First statement is incorrect because the Jal Kranti Abhiyan, envisages for two villages to be selected as "Jal Grams" in every district of India. Under Jal Kranti Abhiyan two villages, preferably facing acute water scarcity are being selected as "Jal Grams". 

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