Encroachment on forest land (Question asked in the Monsoon session of LS 2011).

Environmental clearance to coal projects (Question asked in the Monsoon session of LS 2011).

Funds for safety of tigers (Question asked in the Monsoon session of LS 2011).

Pollution in rivers (Question asked in the Monsoon session of LS 2011).

This is the sixteenth report on ‘Small and Mini Hydel Projects’ pertaining to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. One of the responsibilities entrusted to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is to deal with the micro/mini/small hydropower plants upto 25 MW capacity,

 

The criteria set by the Ministry for selection of cities to be developed as Solar Cities include a city population between 0.50 to 50 lakh (with relaxation given to North- Eastern and hilly States, Islands and Union Territories) and initiatives already taken by the city in promoting renewable energy & energy efficiency and also a high level of commitment. Based on proposals received by the Government from various States, in-principle approval has been given to 48 Cities to be developed as Solar Cities in the country.

Discussion in Lok Sabha on Wildife (25/08/2010).

Revocation of environmental clearance to Careamol Iron Ore Mine at village Pirla, Taluk Quepem, District South Goa, Goa of Shri Jaisinh Maganlal.

Debate in Lok Sabha on the situation arising out of acquisition of farmer?s land in Uttar Pradesh and other parts of the country.

The Essential Commodities Act, 1955 was last amended in December, 2009 by the Essential Commodities (Amendment and Validation) Act, 2009 to remove the ambiguity as regards the factors that should be taken into consideration by the Central Government for the determination of the price of levy sugar and to validate actions taken under the principal Act.

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