Question raised in Lok Sabha on Use of Methanol to Reduce Green House Emissions, 27/06/2019. The Government has notified mass emission standards for flex-fuel methanol M15 or M100 and Methanol MD 95 vehicles. M-15 is a blend of 15% methanol and 85% gasoline.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Road Accidents, 27/06/2019. The Ministry collects data/information on road accidents from the Police Department of all State/UTs in the prescribed format on calendar year-wise.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Disposal of Municipal Waste, 27/06/2019. The total Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated in the urban areas of the country is 1.45 Lakhs Metric Tonnes per Day (MT/D) of which 54% is being processed in a scientific manner at present.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Depletion in Groundwater Level, 27/06/2019. Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) carries out ground water monitoring four times a year in different States.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Chemical Contamination of Water, 27/06/2019. State-wise details of areas affected by Arsenic and other contaminants viz. Salinity, Fluoride, Nitrate, Lead, Cadmium and Chromium in ground water, as per data available with CGWB are given at Annexure.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on BS-VI Fuel Norms, 27/06/2019. The Government has mandated BS-VI mass emissions standard for vehicles throughout the country from April, 2020 to curb pollution across the country.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Implementation of PMKSY, 25/06/2019. The Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was launched during the year 2015-16. The scheme is being implemented in various States of the country.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Effect of Climate Change on Food Grain Production, 25/06/2019. Occurrence of events like drought, frost, floods, hailstorms etc, due to climatic aberrations may impact the food grain production.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Doubling of Farmers’ Income, 25/06/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Deaths Due to Heatwaves, 25/06/2019. The data on deaths due to heatwave is not being maintained centrally by this Ministry. However, as per the information received from

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