Question raised in Lok Sabha on Generation of Waste, 04/01/2019. According to Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), 52.9 Million Tonne per Annum (MTPA) of solid waste is generated in the country,out of which 46% is processed. The State/UT-wise details are annexed.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Forest Village in Gujarat, 04/01/2019. As per information received from respective State Governments and Ministry of Tribal Affairs, the number of the forest villages and villages inside the core/critical tiger habitat in the country, State-wise including Gujarat, is given at Annexure-I. Developments work like road, drinking water, school, electrification, sanitation, etc are done in forest settlement villages by the respective line departments and forest department of a State Government.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Forest Fire, 04/01/2019. Forest Fires occur every year during summer due to various natural and anthropogenic reasons including accumulation of inflammable materials such as dry leaves, twigs, pine needles etc. Forest Survey of India (FSI), Dehradun, disseminates the satellite based forest fire alerts to the State Forest Departments and other registered users whenever forest fires are detected. The details of forest fire alerts issued to all State/ Union Territory Forest Departments during the last three years is given in Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Attack by Tigers, 04/01/2019. As reported by States, number of people killed in tiger attacks across the country during last three years and current year, is at Annexure-I. The National Tiger Conservation Authority has a three pronged strategy to prevent conflict between human beings and wild animals which is elaborated at Annexure-II.

The Standing Committee on Agriculture (2018-2019) present this Sixty Second Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on the subject "Agriculture Marketing and Role of Weekly Gramin Haats" pertaining to the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare).

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 was introduced in Lok Sabha on January 2, 2019. The Bill amends the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016, the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Solid Waste, 28/12/2018. As per the information available with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) 52.9 Million Ton per Annum (MTPA) of solid waste is generated in the country, out of which, 46% is processed. The State/UT-wise details are enclosed in the Annexure.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Forest Fire, 28/12/2018. The Ministry supports the efforts of State/Union Territory Governments in prevention and control of forest fire by providing financial assistance under the Centrally Sponsored Forest Fire Prevention and Management (FPM) Scheme.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 28/12/2018. The fund released by Adhoc CAMPA to various state CAMPA for undertaking Compensatory Afforestation and allied activities and permissible under the CAMPA guidelines 2009 in the last 3 years is given in Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Communicable Diseases, 28/12/2018. The detailed status of the major communicable diseases prevalent in the country like Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalitis, Leprosy, Tuberculosis HIV/AIDS including of deaths reported is given at Annexure-1 (A) to (C). No death directly attributable to Chikungunya is reported from any State/Union Territory (UT). As Leprosy is non-fatal disease, no death has been reported by any State/UT.

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