Q77. Consider the following statements about ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’ campaign:
1. It is an initiative of Ministry of Environment and Forests & Climate Change, Government of India in Collaboration with the wildlife trust of India (WTI).
2. It was launched in the Southern states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala as a pilot project.
3. The campaign ‘Take Gajah to Prajah’ aims to spread awareness and encourage people’s participation in elephant conservation & welfare.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
The correct option is D (c) Only 1 and 3
The Campaign was launched at the Elephant-8 Ministerial Meeting held in Delhi on 24th May 2011. The E-8 countries comprise of India, Botswana, the Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Thailand.