This Report of the Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution deals with the Action Taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in the Eighth Report (15th Lok Sabha) on the subject, “Food Subsidy and Its Utilisation” pertaining to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment reviewed the government rules for allocation of title deeds to forest dwellers in this report on Forest Rights Act, 2006.

Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas present this ninth report on "Challenges of Under-recoveries of Petroleum Products". The term "under-recovery" has been used by the Government for "losses" experienced by the public sector oil marketing companies due to incomplete cost recovery on selling of petroleum product in the market.

This report of the Standing Committee on Energy deals with the action taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in their Sixteenth Report (Fifteenth Lok Sabha) on ‘Small and Mini Hydel Projects’.

This bill to establish a legal framework to comprehensively address nuclear safety issues and establish an autonomous atomic energy watchdog to regulate the sector was introduced in the Lok Sabha. It will enable establishment of a Council of Nuclear Safety (CNS), under the Prime Minister's chairmanship, to oversee and review the policies relating to radiation/nuclear safety.

Read text of the Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2011 introduced in the Lok Sabha today by rural development minister Jairam Ramesh. It will replace Land Acquisition Act 1894.

Standing Committee on Water Resources (2010-2011) present this Seventh Report on "The Dam Safety Bill, 2010". The Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha and was referred by the Hon‘ble Speaker to the Standing Committee on Water Resources on 9 September, 2010 for examining and Report.

The Standing Committee on Water Resources (2010-2011) presented this tenth Report to the Parliament on 'Augmentation of Depleted Ground Water Level, Sustainable Development, Conservation, Management, Use of Ground Water and
Prevention of Water Pollution'. It includes review of the total ground water resources of India ,depletion and pollution of ground water resources , measures taken by Government for ground water augmentation and other related aspects.

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries have stated that they are concerned with formulation and implementation of the policies and plans for the food processing industry sector within the overall national priorities and objectives.

Illegal mining and theft of coal in India has become a wide spread phenomenon in the coal bearing states, particularly in CCL, BCCL & ECL lease hold areas. Illegal mining can be defined as mining carried out in contravention of any of the provisions of the applicable Acts, rules & orders.