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159. 

Which organisataion constitutes a committee to cease illegal groundwater extraction?

[A]. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
[B]. Central Pollution Control Board
[C]. National Green Tribunal
[D]. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The National Green Tribunal has constituted a committee to formulate steps to cease illegal groundwater extraction. The committee comprises joint secretaries of Ministry of Environment and Forests and Ministry of Water Resources, Central Ground Water Board, National Institute of Hydrology (Roorkee), National Remote Sensing Centre and Central Pollution Control Board. The committee aims to ensure that groundwater is not illegally extracted and to monitor manning and functioning of the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA).

Shravan said: (Sep 15, 2019)  
Who is the head of the committee?

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