Q. With reference to Samagra Shiksha scheme consider the following statements:
1.The scheme aims at integrating vocational education with general academic education in all Government and Government aided Secondary/Senior Secondary schools.
2.It has been launched throughout the country as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.
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: C
Notes:

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Samagra Shiksha scheme aims at integrating vocational education with general academic education in all Government and Government aided Secondary/Senior Secondary schools. It has been launched throughout the country as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme. It involves a 60:40 split in funding between the Centre and most States. It was launched by the Ministry of Education in 2018.

Source: PIB