Q. With reference Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development (BIND) scheme consider the following statements:
1.It aims at providing platform to foreign broadcasters in India to set up their broadcasting facilities.
2.It is a Central Sector Scheme launched by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Select the correct statements suing the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. BIND scheme aims to bring modernisation to the public broadcaster Prasar Bharati i.e. All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan (DD). Under the scheme, financial support will be provided to Prasar Bharati for expenses related to the expansion and upgradation of its broadcasting infrastructure.

Statement 2 is correct. BIND is a Central Sector Scheme launched by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Source: ForumIAS