Consider the following statements about Kul Irrigation technique:

  1. The technique is most prevalent in southern India
  2. The method involves natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from a given area

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

First statement is incorrect because the technique is most prevalent in Himalayan region. Second statement is incorrect because the technique involves contribution to farming, which utilises kuls (diversion channels) to carry water from glacier to village.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module