Q. Consider the following statements regarding National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP):
1. It accentuates the relevance and quality of higher agricultural education in selected Agricultural Universities.
2. It is funded by NABARD and Government of India in equal share.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

The objectives of NAHEP are: 

  • Accentuate the relevance and quality of higher agricultural education in selected AUs  
  • Student and faculty development  
  • Improve learning outcomes, employability and entrepreneurship; and  
  • Enhancing institutional and system management effectiveness 

It will be funded by the World Bank and the Indian Government on a 50 : 50 basis. 

Source: PIB 

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