With reference to the Integrated Handloom Cluster Development Scheme, which among the following statements is / are correct?
1. The scheme links the handloom clusters to banks and markets by forming them into self-help groups and producer companies
2. The scheme encourages formation of weavers cooperatives
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

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