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Parliament Q & A

  • QUESTION NO: 2013 : Ozone Pollution

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA  QUESTION NO: 2013 ANSWERED ON: 14.03.2017

    Ozone Pollution

    GAURAV GOGOI

    JYOTIRADITYA MADHAVRAO SCINDIA

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

    (a) whether the attention of the Government has been drawn towards the news-item captioned “India tops list of countries in Ozone pollution deaths”;

  • QUESTION NO: 2030 : Soil Health Mission

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE

    LOK SABHA  QUESTION NO: 2030 ANSWERED ON: 14.03.2017

    Soil Health Mission

    E. T. MOHAMMED BASHEER

    SUKENDER REDDY GUTHA

    Will the Minister of AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE

  • QUESTION NO: 2119 : Municipal Waste

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    LOK SABHA  QUESTION NO: 2119  ANSWERED ON:  15.03.2017

    Municipal Waste

    C.S. PUTTARAJU

    Will the Minister of URBAN DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:

    (a) whether the Government has made it mandatory for private companies to buy compost that is extracted from municipal solid waste and if so, the details thereof;

  • QUESTION NO: 3609 : Solid Waste Management

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION

    LOK SABHA  QUESTION NO: 3609 ANSWERED ON: 23.03.2017

    Solid Waste Management

    N.K. PREMACHANDRAN

    Will the Minister of DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION 

    (a) whether solid waste causes environmental disaster and if so, the action taken by the Government to implement projects for solid waste management;

    (b) the details of the financial assistance given by the Union Government for solid waste management during each of the last three years and the current year, State-wise;

  • QUESTION NO: 3702 : Safe Disposal of Non-Biodegradable Waste

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 3702 ANSWERED ON: 24.03.2017

    Safe Disposal of Non-Biodegradable Waste

    GEETHA KOTHAPALLI

    Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-

    (a) whether it is a fact that plastic generated from insulin syringes and pen needles are not disposed off safely and pose health risks;

    (b) if so, the details thereof and the corrective measures taken by the Government in this regard;

  • QUESTION NO: 4233 : Arsenic Contamination in Water

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4233  ANSWERED ON:  28.03.2017

    Arsenic Contamination in Water

    RAJESH VERMA

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

    (a) whether there are reports of people falling victim to various diseases due to excessive quantity of arsenic present in the drinking water in various districts of Western Uttar Pradesh;

    (b) if so, whether the Government has tested the underground water in Western Uttar Pradesh and if so, the findings thereof;

  • QUESTION NO: 4274 : Emission by Thermal Power Plants

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4274  ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Emission by Thermal Power Plants

    NINONG ERING

    RAGHAV LAKHANPAL

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE           

    (a) the details of power plants which have so far implemented the rules notified under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) for thermal power plant emission standards on 7th December, 2015 for Particulate Matter SO2 , NO2 and water consumption;

  • QUESTION NO: 4288 : Use of Plastic Bags

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4288 ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Use of Plastic Bags

    CHANDRA PRAKASH JOSHI

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE          

    (a) whether the Government is aware that despite notifying Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, plastic bags below 50 microns are sold in markets;

  • QUESTION No. 4296 : Solid Waste Management

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION No. 4296 ANSWERED ON 28.03.2017

    Solid Waste Management

    SHRI KAPIL MORESHWAR PATIL:

    SHRI NANA PATOLE:

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT,  FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

    (a) whether the National Green Tribunal has instructed all the States and Union Territories to  

    strictly implement the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016;

    (b) if so, the details thereof and the reaction of the State Governments thereto;

  • QUESTION NO: 4304 : Disposal of Bio-Medical Waste

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4304 ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Disposal of Bio-Medical Waste

    FEROZE VARUN GANDHI

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE  

    (a) whether the Government has received reports that a large number of hospitals in the country do not have arrangements for disposal of bio-medical waste;

    (b) if so, the details thereof and the action taken by the Government against each of the said hospitals, State-wise;

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