Q. Which of the following statements is true about NISHTHA initiative?

[A] It is a portal to help skilled people find sustainable livelihood opportunities.

[B] It aims at creating an enabling ecosystem for Entrepreneurship development.

[C] It is a capacity building programme for improving the quality of school education through integrated teacher training.

[D] It is the scheme is to improve the performance of it is in India.

Answer: C
Notes:
  • Statement a is incorrect: It is the definition of ASEEM (Atma Nirbhar Skilled Employee Employer Mapping). The scheme was launched in 2020 Launched in 2020 to help skilled people find sustainable livelihood opportunities. 
  • Statement b is incorrect: it is the definition of Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana (Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan). The scheme was launched in the year 2016. It aims at creating an enabling ecosystem for Entrepreneurship development through Entrepreneurship education and training. 
  • Statement c is correct: The Union Human Resource Development Minister has launched ‘National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA)’. Its Objective is to motivate and equip teachers to encourage and foster critical thinking in students. 
  •  Statement d is incorrect: It is the definition of Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE). The scheme was launched in 2016. The main focus of the scheme is to improve the performance of ITIs.  

 Source: PIB