Question raised in Lok Sabha on coal based thermal power plants, 05/12/2019. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has notified the new environment norms for coal based Thermal Power Plants (TPPs) on 07.12.2015 and 28.06.2018 categorizing TPPs with respect to date of installation in three categories.
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Restoration of Water Bodies , 28/11/2019. As per the Water Bodies mapped on India- WRIS portal, total number of water bodies in the country are 7,98,908 (size more than 0.01 Ha).
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution of groundwater, 28/11/2019. As reported by States/ UTs on the Integrated Management Information System of the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, as on 27.11.2019, 3.22% rural habitations with 3.73% population are having drinking water sources with quality issues.
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Implementation of Forest Rights Act, 28/11/2019. As per Forest Rights Act,2006 and the rules made thereunder, the State Governments are responsible for implementation of the Act.