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161. 

Which department selects IIT-Delhi & IIT Kharagpur to establish shared science and technology infrastructure facility SATHI?

[A]. Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
[B]. Department of Science and Technology
[C]. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
[D]. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and IIT Kharagpur have been selected by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to establish a shared science and technology infrastructure facility named Sophisticated Analytical and Technical Help Institute (SATHI). DST will provide Rs 125 Crore over a period of 3 years, starting from 2019-20, to set up SATHI. The centre will provide professionally managed services to meet the demands of industry, start-ups and academia which will be accessible to them and to manufacturing units and research & development labs.

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