FAO has released a new edition of its Yearbook of Forest Products, which compiles production and trade statistics on basic forest products including wood, wood fuel, charcoal, pulp and paper across the globe.

This review covers the performance of Hydro-Electric (HE) Stations having installed capacity of more than 25 MW. As on 31st March, 2019 there were 710 HE generating units installed in 204 Hydro-Electric Stations with an aggregate installed capacity of 45399.22 MW in operation.

India has achieved its 2022 target of tiger population in the country. The country now has 2,967 tigers, declared the All India Tiger Estimation Report 2018 released . India now has 2,967 tigers and the growth in the 4th cycle of the Tiger Census has been a 33 per cent.

India has 2,967 tigers, a third more than in 2014, according to results of this tiger census titled released on July 29, 2019 by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Madhya Pradesh saw the highest number of tigers at 526, closely followed by Karnataka (524) and Uttarakhand (442).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Status of Small Hydro Power Projects, 25/07/2019. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy brings out Small Hydro Power Schemes from time to time to provide Central Financial Assistance to both Government and Private sector for setting up Small Hydro Power (SHP) projects.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Urban homeless population in the country, 24/07/2019. As per Census 2011, the total number of houseless urban household in India is 2,56,896. The State/UT-wise details are attached at Annexure-I.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Evictions due to demolition of slums, 24/07/2019. “In-situ” Slum Redevelopment (ISSR) component under PMAY(U) Mission mandates to use land as a resource for providing houses to slum dwellers.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Major diseases threatening the country, 23/07/2019. Under National AIDS Control Programme, a fully funded Central Sector Scheme, lifelong free anti-retroviral therapy (ART) for HIV infection is provided to more than 13.14 lakh PLHIV through 546 ART centers.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Socio-Economic Condition of Tribes, 22/07/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Forest Villages, 12/07/2019. As per information received from respective State Governments and Ministry of Tribal Affairs, the number of the forest villages in forest areas and villages inside the core/critical tiger habitat in the country, State-wise, including Rajasthan, is given at Annexure-I.

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