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- It is world's central intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the nuclear field.
- Established under United Nations, the IAEA reports to both the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council.
both 1 and 2
neither 1 nor 2
Statement 2 is incorrect as IAEA is established independently of the United Nations through its own international treaty, the IAEA Statute, however, the IAEA reports to both the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council.
National Legal Service Authority of India (NALSA) case, 2014
Puttaswamy case, 2017
Suresh Kumar Kaushal case, 2013
Kasturilal case , 2009
The gas is highly dispersed in the rock.
The gas occurs in a concentrated underground location which is, at present levels of technology, hard to accurately pinpoint.
The momentary pressure rise resulting from a fracture is an important step in the chemical process of creation of gas.
None of the above
US EPA: Unconventional Natural Gas Production : Hydraulic fracturing is a technique used in "unconventional" gas production. "Unconventional" reservoirs can cost-effectively produce gas only by using a special stimulation technique, like hydraulic fracturing, or other special recovery process and technology. This is often because the gas is highly dispersed in the rock, rather than occurring in a concentrated underground location.
TH : Unlike conventional hydrocarbons that can be sponged out of permeable rocks easily, shale gas is trapped under low permeable rocks. Therefore, a mixture of 'pressurised water, chemicals, and sand' (shale fluid) is required to break low permeable rocks in order to unlock the shale gas reserves.
Ministry of Consumer Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Ministry of Science and Technology
The Ministry of Commerce & Industry launched National Mission on GeM (NMG) on 5th September 2018. The objective of the Mission was to accelerate the adoption and use of Procurement by Major Central Ministries, States and UTs and their agencies (including CPSUs/PSUs, Local Bodies) on the GeM platform. "
The Forest Rights Act 2006
Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980
Wildlife Protection Act, 1972
The Environment Protection Act, 1986
"Realising the importance of developmental activities in the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas, the general approval as contained in the Ministry of Environment and Forest letter, dated 13th May, 2011, has been extended up to December 31, 2018, as per the extant terms and conditions."
"In an effort to expedite the creation of public utility infrastructure in 60 Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts identified by the Planning Commission for implementation of the Integrated Action Plan (IAP), the Ministry of Environment & Forests, vide letter dated May 13, 2011, had accorded general approval under section 2 of Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, for creation of critical public utility infrastructure by government departments, not involving more than 5.00 hectares of forest land. This provision was further extended to a total of 117 LWE affected districts. The approval was valid upto December 31, 2015."