Q. With reference to PM-Kisan Samridhi Kendras(PM-KSK), consider the following statements;
1.These Kendras will provide an interactive platform for knowledge sharing to create awareness among farmers on the latest technology and practices.
2.It was launched by the ministry of agriculture & farmers welfare.
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: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samridhhi Kendra (PMKSK) will have one-of-a-kind ‘model fertilizer retail shops’ that shall offer various facilities under a single roof. The farmers get fertilizers and other inputs at cheaper rates under a single roof, adopt new technologies to enhance their farm production and are able to earn higher incomes.

These Kendras will also provide an interactive platform for knowledge sharing to create awareness among farmers on the latest and best agriculture technology and practices, as well as on the balanced use of fertilizers.

Statement 2 is incorrect: It was launched by the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers.

Source: PM Modi inaugurates ‘One Nation, One Fertilizer’ scheme