Medha IAS

Indus Water Treaty

Consider the following statements with reference to the Indus Water Treaty:

  1. The Indus Waters Treaty was signed in 1960 between India and Pakistan with the help of the World Bank, which is also a signatory.
  2. The Treaty allocates the Western Rivers (Indus, Jhelum, Chenab) to Pakistan and the Eastern Rivers (Ravi, Beas, Sutlej) to India.
  3. It sets out a mechanism for cooperation and information exchange between the two countries regarding their use of the rivers, known as the Permanent Indus Commission, which has a Commissioner appointed by World Bank.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are incorrect?

A
1 and 2
B
Only 3
C
Only 2
D
1, 2 and 3
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