The Nai Manzil Scheme:

  1. provides youth from minority communities skills needed for different tasks
  2. is funded by World Bank

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

A new Central Sector Scheme – Nai Manzil was launched in Patna on August 8, 2015 by Dr. Najma Heptulla, the Union Minister for Minority Affairs. The scheme will fulfil educational and livelihood needs of minority communities in general and Muslims in particular as it lags behind other minority communities in terms of educational attainments. This scheme is being funded by World Bank as "Nai Manzil : Education and Skills Training for Minorities Project"

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module