Q. With reference to the Women Involvement in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) programme, consider the following statements;
1.It is a first-of-its-kind programme to promote women in the field of research and development through lateral entry.
2.It was launched by the Department of Science and Technology
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: It is a first-of-its-kind programme to promote women in the field of research and development through lateral entry.

Statement 2 is incorrect: It was launched by the Indo-German Science & Technology Centre(IGSTC).

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