Question raised in Lok Sabha on Sanitation in Rural Areas, 13/12/2018. The status of rural sanitation coverage in the country at the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) [SBM(G)] was 38.70%.Since the launch of the SBM in October 2014, rural sanitation coverage has crossed 97%. State/UT-wise and year-wise number of Individual household latrines (IHHLs) constructed under SBM(G)since its launch with effect from 02.10.2014 are given at Annexure-1.State/UT-wise status of coverage of household toilets under SBM(G) as on 10.12.2018 is given at Annexure-2.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Loss Due to Flood and Thunderstorm, 11/12/2018. State-wise details of the losses of lives, property and loss of crops due to floods and thunderstorm during the current year, as reported by the State Governments/ Union Territories, are at Annexure-I. State-wise details of the memoranda submitted to this Ministry and assistance approved from NDRF during the current year are given at Annexure-II. State-wise details of allocation and releases from SDRF and NDRF during the last four years are given in Annexure-III.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Increase in MSP, 11/12/2018. Government generally increases the MSPs of all notified crops which provide adequate return over cost of production. Government has increased MSPs substantially for all mandated crops for the season 2018-19. This decision of the Government was a historic one as it fulfills the commitment to the farmers to provide 50 per cent return over cost of production for the first time for all mandated crops. Details of MSP, cost and percent return over cost for 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2018-19 is given at Annexure.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Impact of Demonetization on Farmers, 11/12/2018. Total quantity of certified/quality seeds sold to the farmers in the Country was 304.04 lakh quintals in 2015-16 increased to 348.58 lakh quintals in 2016-17. State-wise details of rabi and kharif crops sown from 2014 to 2018 are in annexure I and II respectively.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Impact of Changing Weather Patterns on Agriculture, 11/12/2018. Agricultural crops have been affected due to calamities, the details of the assistance provided under natural calamities during the last three years is given at Annexure-I. As per available information, the scientist of India Meteorological Department and other institutions has found significant changes in the rainfall pattern, extreme events etc. Both flood and drought in individual years does not depend on climate change.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Farm Debt, 11/12/2018. The average monthly receipts and average monthly expenses from crop production for the small agricultural households (with land holding of 1-2 hectare) were estimated at Rs. 6944 and Rs. 2652 respectively. Further, as per the Survey results, the average amount of outstanding loan per agricultural households was estimated at Rs. 47000/-. Details of outstanding loan per agricultural household by size class of land possessed for major States is given in Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Benefits from PMFBY, 11/12/2018. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) and Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (RWBCIS) are available for all the farmers including sharecropper tenant farmers growing the notified crops in the notified areas. Season-wise details of farmers enrolled, premium received, claims processed, claims approved, claims paid and pending are given in Annexure.

To inform plans to achieve universal health coverage (UHC), we estimated utilisation and unit cost of outpatient visits and inpatient admissions, did a decomposition analysis of utilisation, and estimated additional services and funds needed to meet a UHC standard for utilisation.

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