The Scope of these Guidelines is to provide the necessary policy framework and mechanism for selection and implementation of 2000 MW Grid-connected solar PV power projects with Viability Gap Funding under Phase-II, Batch-III of JNNSM.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Integrated Ganga Conservation Programme, 03/08/2015. The Cabinet approved the Namami Gange program on 13th May, 2015 as a comprehensive approach to rejuvenate the river Ganga by inclusion of all tributaries under one umbrella. The program envisages 100% central government funding.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on contamination of drinking water, 03/08/2015. Rajasthan is the worst State affected with 22,254 water quality affected habitations which are yet to be provided safe drinking water as on 1/4/2015.

This paper reviews the current state of the literature on Indian urbanization to analyze existing urban development trajectories at the state level in order to understand the challenges Indian cities face as well as the opportunities available to them to adopt transformative urban processes that can foster inclusive economic growth that is also

This action plan has been developed to fulfill the requirements of the UNFCCC through development and implementation of a robust and transparent national forest monitoring system.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on loss of crops due to rains, 31/07/2015. The kharif crop are mainly sown during monsoon season. The State Government of Gujarat, Assam and Goa have reported crop losses during current kharif season.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on destruction of crops due to unseasonal rains and hailstorms, 31/07/2015. In the month of February-May, 2015 many States like Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Telangana were hit by hailstorm followed by unseasonal rainfall.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on compensation to drought and hailstorm affected farmers of Vidarbha and Marathwada, 31/07/2015.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on compensation to drought affected farmers, 31/07/2015. During the year 2014-15, due to deficient monsoon, Governments of Haryana declared drought in 21 districts, Uttar Pradesh in 44 districts, Karnataka in 9 districts, Maharashtra in 26 districts and Andhra Pradesh in 7 districts of the State.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on compensation for crop damage due to natural calamities, 31/07/2015. State Government is empowered to undertake necessary relief measures in the wake of natural calamities like, drought, hailstorm, pest attack & cold wave/frost from State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) which is readily available with them.

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