Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Implementation of crop insurance schemes, 07/04/2017. State/Union Territory-wise tentative details of farmers insured/covered under PMFBY, RWBCIS including crop insurance component of UPIS, during 2016-17 are Annexed. As per tentative data available claims of Rs.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water-Borne Diseases, 06/04/2017.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Management Index, 06/04/2017. NITI Aayog has developed a Composite Water Management Index as a useful tool to assess and further improve the performance in efficient management of water resources.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Status of STPS, 06/04/2017.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Rising of Sea Level, 06/04/2017. Sea level rise is a very slow phenomenon and is manifested globally with pockets of sea level rise/fall trends. The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests that global mean sea level has risen by 19 cm over the period 1901-2010.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Polluted Ground Water, 06/04/2017.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on ODF Villages, 06/04/2017. State/UT-wise, households having access to toilets during last 3 years as per Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) of Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) is at Annexure-1.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Hydro Electric Projects, 06/04/2017. As on 30th March, 2017, there are 43 under construction Hydro Electric Projects (above 25 MW) in the country, totalling to 11928.5 MW. The details of these projects, State-wise, is given at Annex-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Hybrid Vehicles, 06/04/2017.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on El Nino Impact on Monsoon, 06/04/2017. As per the global El Niño forecast issued in early March 2017, chances of occurrence of El Niño exists after July. World Meteorological Agencies have indicated possibility of El Nino conditions to develop over the Pacific later this year.

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