Q. Consider the following statements regarding Khadi Prakritik Paint It is an eco-friendly, non-toxic paint with anti-fungal, antibacterial properties. Cow dung is the main ingredient of this paint It is developed by the Department of Animal Husbandry. Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 2 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C

Recently Minister for Road Transport and Highways & MSME has declared himself the “Brand Ambassador ” of Khadi Prakritk Paint. 

About Khadi Prakritk Paint 

  • It has been conceptualized by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and later developed by Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute, Jaipur (a KVIC unit). 
  • Key Characteristics: 
  • It is a first-of-its-kind eco-friendly, non-toxic paint with anti-fungal, antibacterial properties. 
  • Based on cow dung as its main ingredient, the paint is cost-effective and odorless and has been certified by Bureau of Indian Standards. 
  • The paint is free from heavy metals like lead, mercury, chromium, arsenic, cadmium and others. 

Read more: Khadi Prakritk Paint 

Source: PIB