Question raised in Lok Sabha on TB Cases in Rural Areas, 06/12/2019. The overall TB incidence in India is on the decline, 217 per lakh in 2015 to 199 per lakh in 2018. The estimated burden of the disease has decreased from 28.4 lakhs in 2015 to 26.9 lakhs in 2018.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Impact of Air Pollution on Health, 06/12/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Drug Resistant TB Cases, 06/12/2019. India has the largest number of individuals suffering from drug resistant TB. However, as per the latest global TB report, India ranks 38th in the number of MDR-TB patients per lakh population (9.6 per lakh population).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Disposal of Urban Solid Waste, 06/12/2019. The Ministry has comprehensively revised all waste management Rules, including solid and plastic waste management rules in the year 2016.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Challenges of Pollution and Environment, 06/12/2019. There is an overall improvement in air quality of Delhi in 2019, as per Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) data in the period 1st Jan – 26th November in comparison to 2016.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Restoration of Water Bodies, 05/12/2019. A total of 7,98,908 water bodies (size more than 0.01 ha) have been mapped under India- WRIS project using Satellite Imageries. State-wise detail is enclosed as Annexure.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Prevention of River Pollution, 05/12/2019. As per latest report of CPCB, 351 polluted river stretches have been identified on 323 rivers based on the value of Bio-chemical Oxygen Demand (BOD).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on National River Conservation Plan, 05/12/2019. The NRCP has so far covered polluted stretches of 34 rivers in 77 towns spread over 16 States in the country with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 5870.54 crore.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on National River Conservation Plan, 05/12/2019. The NRCP has so far covered polluted stretches of 34 rivers in 77 towns spread over 16 States in the country with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 5870.54 crore.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Implementation of Motor Vehicles Act, 05/12/2019. The increase in fines/penalties is to ensure greater compliance and enhance deterrence for violation of traffic rules to a large extent.

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