Current GK

Which of the following statements with regard to the Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana is/are correct?

  1. This is a scheme on entrepreneurship education and training.
  2. The scheme spans over a period of five years (2016-17 to 2020-21) with a project cost of around Rs. 500 crore.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer

Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana is flagship scheme by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship on entrepreneurship education and training. The scheme spans over five years (2016-17 to 2020-21) with a project cost of Rs. 499.94 crore, and will provide entrepreneurship education and training to over 7 lakh students in 5 years through 3050 Institutes.

The correct option is C.