Consider the following statements about the Biotech-KISAN:
- It is a Farmer centric scheme launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
- The scheme aims to provide special support to the women entrepreneur in their small enterprises
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
First statement is incorrect because Biotech-KISAN is a Farmer centric scheme launched by the Ministry of Science and Technology. Second statement is correct because the scheme includes the Mahila Biotech-KISAN fellowships, for training and education in farm practices, for women farmers. The Scheme also aims to support the women farmers/entrepreneur in their small enterprises, making her a grass root innovator.
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