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Indian Antarctic Program

Posted on : 05 Mar 2020

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  • Bharati is a permanent Antarctic research station commissioned by India. 
  • It is India's third Antarctic research facility and one of two active Indian research stations, alongside Maitri. 
  • India's first committed research facility, Dakshin Gangotri, is being used as a supply base.
  • India officially acceded to the Antarctic Treaty System on 1 August 1983. 


Article Related Questions

  1. Which of the statements given below is/are correct?
    1. India is a Consultative Member of the Antarctic Treaty System.
    2. Dakshin Gangotri, Maitri and Bharati are Indian stations in Antarctica

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 only

    3.Both 1 and 2

    4.Neither 1 nor 2

    Right Ans : Both 1 and 2

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