Krushi Utpadan Sanrakshan Kendra (KRUSHAK):

  1. has been set up by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
  2. utilises radiation technique for food preservation

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

First statement is incorrect because KRUSHAK has been set up by BARC (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre) at Lasalgaon near Nashik, for low dose applications of radiation for food preservation.

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