Q. With reference to the ‘AYURSWASTHYA Yojana’ consider the following statements:
1.The aim of the scheme is to provide affordable healthcare services to pregnant mothers and young children.
2.The scheme is being run by the Ministry of Ayush..
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. AYURSWASTHYA Yojana has three objectives – a) to support establishment of advanced/ specialized AYUSH medical health unit in reputed AYUSH and Allopathic institutions both in Government and Non-Government sector, b) to support creative and innovative proposals for establishment and upgradation of both functions and facilities of reputed institutions to strengthen competencies of AYUSH professionals and c) to support creative and innovative proposals for prestigious organizations which have well-established buildings and infrastructure, and wish to work for AYUSH systems to the level of Centre of Excellence.

Statement 2 is correct. The scheme is being run by the Ministry of Ayush.

Source: PIB