Parliament (Parl)

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Parliament

The Parliament Division in the Ministry is responsible for co-ordination of all parliament matters related to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). During the year 2017-18, a total number of 935 Parliament Questions pertaining to various aspects of environment were answered by the Ministry (588 questions in the Lok Sabha, out of which 47 were starred and 541 were unstarred. A total of 347 questions were asked in the Rajya Sabha, out of which 37 were starred and 310 were un-starred). The questions covered a wide range of issues with which the Ministry is concerned, prominent among them being questions related to Wildlife Management, Pollution, Forest Conservation, Environmental Conservation, Climate Change, Water Management, Environment Impact Assessment, Environmental Education, Freshwater and Marine Conservation etc.The ENVIS Centre at WWF-India, under ENVIS scheme of the Ministry compiles the above mentioned Parliament Questions as replied by MoEF& CC and other Ministries pertaining to various environmental issues.