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972. 

NGT sets up a Central Monitoring Committee to ensure the implementation of the action plan meant for reducing pollution. Who will led the committee?

[A]. Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel
[B]. Justice Uday Lalit
[C]. Justice T. S. Thakur
[D]. Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted a Central Monitoring Committee to ensure the implementation of the action plan meant for reducing pollution stretched across the country. A Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel considered the seriousness of the issue and inadequacy of success achieved so far, it concluded that it is necessary to constitute a Central Monitoring Committee to undertake a national initiative by way of preparation and enforcement of a national plan to make river stretches pollution-free. The panel will constitute members from Senior representatives of NITI Aayog, Secretaries of the Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, apart from the Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board, and Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga. The panel will coordinate with States to oversee the action plans and ensure execution of the same.

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