Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ scheme:
1. Ministry of Skill Development has launched the ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ scheme to strengthen mechanisms of identifying research potential, mentoring, training and hands-on workshop on a national scale.
2. The scheme thrusts on encouraging high-end scientific research and preparing scientific manpower, which can lead to research careers and knowledge-based economy.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?