Q. With reference to Annual Status of Education Report, consider the following statements:
1. The survey is conducted by Ministry of Education.
2. The survey is known for the range of insights it provides on levels of foundational learning at the elementary level.
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: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect: The ASER survey is facilitated by Pratham Education Foundation. It is the oldest survey of its kind in the country.  

Statement 2 is correct: The survey is known for the range of insights it provides on levels of foundational learning at the elementary level. 

Source: School enrolment fell during pandemic: Annual Status of Education Report