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

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Crop Loss Due to Adverse Weather, 25/06/2019. The Government monitor calamity-wise / crop-wise / season-wise crop loss due to sudden change in weather on regular basis.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Crop Insurance Schemes, 25/06/2019. State-wise details of claim ratio during 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 (Provisional for Kharif 2018 season only as complete data is not available for Rabi 2018-19) are Annexed.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Agricultural Waste, 25/06/2019. Paddy Stubble burning is mainly practiced in Indo-gangetic plains of the States of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to clear the fields for Rabi Crop sowing.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Agricultural Waste, 25/06/2019. Paddy Stubble burning is mainly practiced in Indo-gangetic plains of the States of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to clear the fields for Rabi Crop sowing.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution in Rivers, 21/06/2019. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/ Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) monitors the water quality of rivers across the country through a network of monitoring stations under the National Water Quality Monitoring Programme. The criteria/norms of standard level water pollution for major rivers are generally based on Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)levels, a key indicator of organic pollution.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Poaching and Trafficking of Wildlife, 21/06/2019. Confirmed cases of poaching and seizures from the year 2012 to 2018 are at Annexure-I. The steps taken/being taken by the Government of India through the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to check poaching is at Annexure-II.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Poaching and Trafficking of Wildlife, 21/06/2019. Confirmed cases of poaching and seizures from the year 2012 to 2018 are at Annexure-I. The steps taken/being taken by the Government of India through the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to check poaching is at Annexure-II.

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