Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Wasteland of the country, 13/12/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Impact of Climate Change, 13/12/2019. As per information of Central Water Commission, in the year 2017, due to floods/heavy rains, 6.076 million hectare (mha) of area was affected and damage to crops represented an area of 4.972 mha.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Forest Rights Act, 2006, 13/12/2019. As per information received from Ministry of Tribal Affairs, a total number of 19,64,048 titles (18,87,894 individual and 76,154 community claims) have been distributed over an area involving forest lands to the extent of 12938762.14 acres.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Effects of Pollution on Himalayan Glaciers, 13/12/2019. Black Carbon is emitted into the atmosphere as a by-product of combustion processes such as fossil fuel, vegetation burning, industrial effluents, motor vehicle and air craft exhausts.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Effects of Odd-Even Scheme, 13/12/2019. Central Pollution Control Board had conducted an assessment of the odd-even scheme implemented from 1st to 15th January, 2016 in Delhi.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Street Vendors, 12/12/2019. As informed by the States/UTs, the number of street vendors identified so far is 11,56,460.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Polluted Rivers, 12/12/2019. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/ Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) monitors the water quality of rivers on a regular basis across the country through a network of monitoring stations.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Energy Generation Through Waste/Garbage, 12/12/2019. A total capacity of 63.50 MW of projects for generation of power from municipal solid wastes/garbage have been set up in the country in recent past by private developers selected by competitive bidding by Local Urban Bodies in various States.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Action Plan to Check Water Pollution, 12/12/2019.

Criticising the traffic management in the national capital, a Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has noted that the Delhi traffic police is mainly focusing on regulating traffic at red lights and intersections and paying little attention towards violation of rules on roads.