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626. 

Which ministry forms a panel for efficient implementation of NCAP?

[A]. National Human Rights Commission of India
[B]. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change
[C]. Ministry of Corporate Affairs
[D]. Ministry of External Affairs

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MOEFCC) notified that a committee will be formed to implement the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) which was launched to handle the major issue of air-pollution in India. Overall guidance would be provided by the committee to implement and review the progress of NCAP for each financial year. The committee would be headed by its Secretary, C K Mishra, and will comprise of one chief secretary each from around 20 states and union territories, an additional secretary and joint secretary, the chairman of the Central Pollution Control Board, the director general of TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) and an IIT Kanpur professor as its members.

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