Prelims 4567

Recently ‘SVAROP’ programme was seen in news. It is meant for the scientific validation of which of the following:
1. Panchgavya for medicine and health.
2. Uniqueness of Indian medically important plants.
Choose the correct answer from the following codes:
1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Explanation :
The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India has constituted a National Steering Committee to initiate a National Programme on “Scientific Validation and Research on Panchgavya” (SVAROP).
This multi-disciplinary programme will cover the following five thematic areas: Scientific validation of: 1. Uniqueness of Indian cows, 2. Panchagavya for medicine and health, 3. Panchagavya and its products for agriculture applications, 4. Panchagavya for food nutrition, 5. Panchagavya based utility products.