Q. Consider the following statements regarding Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET):
1.It is formerly known as Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology.
2.It was established in 1968 by Government of India with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at Chennai.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET) (formerly known as Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET)) was established in 1968 by Government of India with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at Chennai.

The main objective of setting up of this specialized institute was to develop manpower in different disciplines of Plastics Engineering & Technology as no similar institute was in existence in the country. International Labour Organization (ILO) served as the executing agency.

Source: NCERT – India People & Economy