Consider the following statements about the South Asia Training and Technical Assistance Centre (SARTTAC):

  1. It is an initiative by the SAARC member countries
  2. It is the first centre in India that fully integrates training and technical assistance for capacity development work

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because SARTTAC is a collaborative venture between the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the member countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka), and development partners. Second statement is correct because it is the first centre in India that fully integrates training and technical assistance for capacity development work.

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