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UP government to set up State's 1st Vulture Conservation

Current context: The Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to set up state's first vulture conservation and breeding centre Maharajganj district.
UP government to set up State's 1st Vulture Conservation 
  • The decision was taken in the concern of the data presented by the Environment Minister in Parliament recently about a sharp decline in the population of vultures in the country.
  • As per the data, the endangered vulture population has come down from 40 million to 19,000 in a span of over three decades.
  • The vulture conservation centre will be set up on the lines of Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore in Haryana (first in the country).
  • The new centre would be set up in association with the Bombay Natural History Society, a wildlife research organization.

Question: 

Q.1 Choose the current statement/statements among the following
  1. Vultures come in the category of endangered species
  2. Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore in Haryana is the first vulture conservation and breeding centre in India
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
UP government to set up State's 1st Vulture Conservation UP government to set up State's 1st Vulture Conservation Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 27, 2019 Rating: 5

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