Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Ground Water, 09/02/2017. Ground water quality data generated by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) during various scientific studies and ground water quality monitoring indicates that ground water in isolated pockets in parts of various States is contaminated with Fluoride, Nitrate, Arsenic, Lead, Cadmium, Chromium etc. The State-wise details of districts affected in parts with ground water contamination are given at Annexure I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Disposal of Waste, 08/02/2017. The details of the total no. of Mission cities in each State, funds allocated & released towards Solid Waste Management and sanitation component for various States during 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 under SBM are at Annexure-I. Similarly, under AMRUT, the Centre approves the State Annual Action Plan (SAAPs) submitted by the States. The Centre has approved the SAAP of 2015-16 & 2016-17 of all State/UTs and also approved the 3rd and final SAAP of some States.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Waste Management, 07/02/2017. As per Annual Reports submitted by State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) /Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) till December 2016, the quantity of solid waste generation is estimated to be about 1.43 lakh tons per day in the year 2015-16.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Environmental Pollution, 07/02/2017. Government of Delhi has carried out with the help of IIT Kanpur, a comprehensive study of air pollution in Delhi and identified major sources of air pollution viz.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Crop Loss Due to Climate Change, 07/02/2017. The frequent climatic/ weather variations and uneven rainfall distribution adversely impact the level of agriculture production and productivity.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Air Quality, 07/02/2017. Central Pollution Control Board monitors the ambient air quality at 680 monitoring stations located in 300 cities/towns covering 29 states and 6 union territories across the country under National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAMP). Under NAMP, three air pollutants viz.,

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Loss of Crops, 07/02/2017. A number of States were affected by drought and hailstorm of varying magnitude during the years 2013-14 to 2016-17. Memoranda received from the drought affected States for assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) were considered in accordance with the established procedure and a statement indicating State-wise details assistance sought by the respective State and assistance approved by the Government of India from NDRF are indicated in the statement annexed as Annexure-I & II.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Human-Animal Conflicts, 07/02/2017. Incidence of human-animal conflict and death due to such conflict are reported in various parts of the country from time to time. However, as the management of forest and wildlife is the mandate of State Governments, State-wise and year-wise data of such incidents are not collated in the Ministry. As per the report of Project Tiger and Project Elephant, state-wise details of human casualty/ death, including Kerala during last three years is given in Annexure-I and II.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Human-Animal Conflicts, 07/02/2017. Incidence of human-animal conflict and death due to such conflict are reported in various parts of the country from time to time. However, as the management of forest and wildlife is the mandate of State Governments, State-wise and year-wise data of such incidents are not collated in the Ministry. As per the report of Project Tiger and Project Elephant, state-wise details of human casualty/ death, including Kerala during last three years is given in Annexure-I and II.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Human-Animal Conflicts, 07/02/2017. Incidence of human-animal conflict and death due to such conflict are reported in various parts of the country from time to time. However, as the management of forest and wildlife is the mandate of State Governments, State-wise and year-wise data of such incidents are not collated in the Ministry. As per the report of Project Tiger and Project Elephant, state-wise details of human casualty/ death, including Kerala during last three years is given in Annexure-I and II.

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