Q. Consider the following statements regarding Global Education Coalition (GEC):
1. It has been launched by World Bank in collaboration with NITI Aayog.
2. It aims to provide education remotely using both low-tech and no-tech approaches.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
  • Statement 1 is incorrect: The Global Education Coalition has been launched by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). 
  • Statement 2 is correct: It aims to help countries in mobilizing resources and implementing innovative and context-appropriate solutions to provide education remotely, leveraging hi-tech, low-tech and no-tech approaches