Q. Consider the following statements regarding the One District One Product (ODOP) initiative
1) The initiative has replaced the past initiative of ‘Districts as Export Hub’ initiative.
2) It is a centrally sponsored scheme.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect. One District One Product (ODOP) initiative is operationally merged with ‘Districts as Export Hub’ initiative being implemented by DGFT.

Statement 2 is correct. It is a centrally sponsored scheme to be shared by the central government and states in 60:40 contributions.