Q. With reference to Vishwakarma Scheme, consider the following statements:
1.It is a Central Sector Scheme.
2.It aims to establish a network of space research centers to explore celestial phenomena and extraterrestrial life.
3.The duration of the scheme is for five years.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
Statements 1 and 3 are correct. Vishwakarma Scheme is a Central Sector Scheme. The duration of the scheme is for five years (FY 2023-24 to FY 2027-28).
Statement 2 is incorrect. It aims to improve the quality, as well as the reach of products and services of artisans and craftspeople and to ensure that the Vishwakarmas are integrated with the domestic and global value chains.