National Aquifer Mapping And Management Programme

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Aquifer Mapping and Management Programme (NAQUIM):

  1. NAQUIM was initiated as a part of the Ground Water Management and Regulation scheme to delineate and characterize the aquifers to develop plans for ground water management.
  2. One of the major objectives of NAQUIM is to promote participatory groundwater management.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A
Only 1
B
Both 1 and 2
C
Only 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2