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A bill which seeks to provide uniform safety procedures for specified dams in the country was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 29 July, 2019. The Dam Safety Bill, 2019 was introduced by Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat who said that 92 per cent of the dams in the country were inter-state and there was need for such a legislation.

In the context of the on-going deliberations on the potential application of remote sensing technology for monitoring on-road vehicular emissions, the Hon’ble Supreme Court has directed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) as follow: “With respect to remote sensing technology a report has been filed by International C

Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic warnings on packaging and other effective tobacco control measures - four times more people than a decade ago.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Green Clearance Norms, 26/07/2019.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Desert Development Programme, 26/07/2019. The details of area under desertification or Iand degradation is not centrally maintained in the Department of of Land Resources.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution by Industries, 26/07/2019. The Central Government has taken a number of regulatory measures for prevention, control and abatement of industrial pollution.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Benefit of MSP to Majority of Farmers, 26/07/2019.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Agricultural Reforms for Doubling Farmers’ Income, 26/07/2019.

Prioritizing and targeting less developed regions is one of the multi-pronged strategies for doubling farmers’ income (DFI) in India.

There is widespread use of poplar in pulp and paper, match splints, pencil and plywood industries, in northern India. The practice of closer spacing geometry with compact block in poplar cultivation does not permit intercropping from the third year onwards, which discourages small landholders.

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