Q. With reference to ‘VAIBHAV Fellowship scheme’ consider the following statements:
1.The scheme aims at providing scholarship to Indian students to study abroad in the field of Science and Technology.
2.The maximum duration is five years for which the scholarship is provided.
Select the correct statement using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are incorrect. VAIBHAV Fellowship scheme has been launched for the Indian Diaspora abroad. The fellowship offers NRI researchers an opportunity to work for a minimum of one month to a maximum of two months a year with a research institution or an academic institution in India. The total duration of the scheme is three years with the government offering the researchers an amount of up to Rs 37 lakh for the entire period.

Source: ForumIAS