The 42nd standing committee on energy in this report on stressed gas-based power plants tabled in Parliament pulled up the government for diverting coal cess to compensate States for revenue loss post-GST, and recommended financial support to the stressed gas-based power projects in the country from National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF).

The Standing Committee on Energy present this Forty-Third Report on ‘Hydro-power’ relating to the Ministry of Power. The Committee, considering the greater importance of hydro power and the slow pace of its development in the country, took this subject for detailed examination.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture deals with the action taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in the Fifty-third Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) of the Standing Committee on Agriculture (2017-2018) on the Subject "Scheme on Development of Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture- An Analysis" of the Minist

The Standing Committee on Coal and Steel (2018-19) present this Forty-Eighth Report of the Standing Committee on Coal and Steel (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on "CSR Activities in Steel PSUs" relating to the Ministry of Steel.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Rural Development (2018-19) deals with the action taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in their Fiftieth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on 'Improvement in the functioning of Panchayats'.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Rural Development (2018-19) deals with the action taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in their Fifty-first Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on "Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin (SBM-G) in States/UTs" of the Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation.

Out of 81624 projects sanctioned under District Mineral Foundation only 22026 projects worth Rs.

Taking note of adverse consequences of retreating of Himalayan glaciers, a Parliamentary panel has recommended the Centre to make adequate financial allocation and infrastructure available for an extensive study of the ecosystem to measure the extent of glacial retreat and the ways to mitigate its effects.

A parliamentary panel has pulled up the government for not taking steps to lower the prices of power tillers and check cartels in the agri-machinery sector. Most farmers in the country are small and marginal, who could hardly afford costly agri-equipment and machineries.

The Standing Committee on Water Resources (2017-18) present the Twenty Third Report on “Socio-economic impact of commercial exploitation of water by Industries.” The Committee (2016 -17) had taken up the subject “Ground Water Scenario, need for a comprehensive policy and measures to address problems in the Country with particular reference to (i

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