Question raised in Lok Sabha on Illegal Coal Mining in Forest Areas in Assam, 19/07/2019. As per information received from State Government of Assam, Coal Mining has been going on by the Coal India Limited in Digboi Forest Division of Tinsukia District in Assam.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Traditional and Modern System of Rain Water Harvesting, 18/07/2019. Central Ground Water Board is periodically monitoring the ground water levels throughout the Country on a regional scale, through a network of monitoring wells.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Scientific Management of Municipal Solid Waste, 18/07/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution Caused by Coal Based Power Plants, 18/07/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ground Water Pollution, 18/07/2019. Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) generates ground water quality data of the country on a regional scale as part of its ground water quality monitoring program. State-wise details of contamination of ground water are given at Annexure.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Depleting Ground Water, 18/07/2019. The Dynamic Ground Water Resources of the country are being periodically assessed jointly by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) and State Governments.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Selected Areas for SEZs, 17/07/2019. There were 7 Central Government Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and 12 State/Private Sector SEZs prior to the enactment of the SEZ Act, 2005. In addition, 416 proposals for setting up of SEZs in the country have been accorded formal approval under the SEZ Act, 2005.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Radioactive Waste, 17/07/2019. The radioactive solid wastes generated during operation and maintenance of nuclear power plants are segregated and volume reduced prior to its

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Agri Export Zones, 17/07/2019. The Government had notified 60 Agri Export Zones in 20 States till 2004-05. All the Agri Export Zones have since completed their intended span of 5 years. As such, as of now, there are no functional Agri Export Zones in the country.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Beneficiaries of PMFBY, 16/07/2019. During 2018-19, about 561 lakh farmer applicants were covered at subsidized premium rates under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) in the country. Out of which, about 85 lakh farmers got insurance claims due to loss of their insured crops.

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