Q. With reference to Aspirational Block Programme (ABP) consider the following statements::
1.This programme aims at providing monetary support to the people living in slum areas at the block level.
2.A quarterly ranking of the blocks covered under the programme will be released by the NITI Aayog.
Select the correct statements using 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. ABP aims to improve the performance of blocks lagging on various development parameters such as health, education and nutrition.

Statement 2 is correct. A quarterly ranking of the blocks covered under the programme will be released by the NITI Aayog in partnership with the states.

Source: ForumIAS