GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO 162 ANSWERED ON 26.03.2012 INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION ABATEMENT 162 . Shri KOWASE MAROTRAO SAINUJI ARUNA KUMAR VUNDAVALLI Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS be pleased to state:(a) whether the Government provides funds under various schemes for industrial as well as environmental pollution abatement to the implementing agencies including State Governments; (b) if so, the details of the major works undertaken during the last three years and the current year, agency-wise; (c) the mechanism in place to ensure regular monitoring of quality of works undertaken by these agencies; (d) whether any assessment has been made in regard to the success achieved thereby; and (e) if so, the details thereof? ANSWER MINISTER OF THE STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) IN THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS (SHRIMATI JAYANTHI NATARAJAN) (a) to (e): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House. STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARAS (a) to (e) OF THE LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO.162 FOR 26.3.2012 REGARDING INDUSTRIAL/ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION ABATEMENT BY SHRI MAROTRAO SAINUJI KOWASE AND SHRI V. ARUNA KUMAR. (a)& (b) The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has been implementing a number of schemes for industrial as well as environmental pollution abatement under which financial assistance is provided to the State implementing agencies. These schemes are on-going in nature and include the following Centrally Sponsored/Central Sector Schemes: (I) National River Conservation Plan (NRCP) (a) National River Conservation Programme (b) National Lake Conservation Plan (c) National Ganga River Basin Authority (II) Pollution Abatement The major work undertaken under the NRCP includes setting up of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and sewerage networks. Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) and Common Treatment Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) for hazardous waste are established under the Pollution Abatement scheme. The details of projects of the last three years and the current year are given in Annexure. (c) to (e) The work done under the schemes is regularly monitored / reviewed by the Ministry. Officers of the Ministry and Central Pollution Control Board visit the States to monitor progress of schemes. Monitoring process, inter alia, includes mandatory audit of accounts of grantee organization, submission of audited utilization certificates, expenditure statement and a progress report on the activities conducted by the grantee organization besides field visits by officers of the Ministry. The National River Conservation Directorate has a detailed Management Information System for monitoring in place. Regional offices of the Ministry also review/monitor and take follow up action on various issues/programmes. A thirdparty inspection system has also been introduced. ANNEXURE ANNEXURE REFERRED IN LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 162 DUE FOR REPLY ON 26.3.2012 REGARDING INDUSTRIAL/ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION ABATEMENT BY SHRI MAROTRAO SAINUJI KOWASE AND SHRI V. ARUNA KUMAR (Rs.in crore) Name major schemes of Projects sanctioned 2008-09 Capacit Fund y/Unit s releas ed National River Conservation Programme STP* 269.1 376.76 MLD (including National River Ganga Basin Authority (NRGBA) National Lake Conservation Plan 1** 44.64 States Capa city/U nit 2009-10 Funds States release d A.P. Gujarat, Karnatak a,Mahara shtra, M.P. Orissa, Tamilnad u, Delhi Haryana, U.P. Uttrakha nd , West Bengal, Kerala, Sikkim J&K, Karnatak a, M.P., Maharas htra, Orissa, STP* 367.86 Rajastha n, Uttrakha nd, U.P., West Bengal 353.5 0 MLD 6** 44.80 Cap acity /Unit 2010-11 Funds States releas ed A.P., Bihar, Maharasht ra, M.P., Rajasthan, Tamilnad u, Delhi, Haryana, U.P. Uttrakhan d,West Bengal, Sikkim STP * ML D 657.05 Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtr a, Punjab Delhi, Haryana, UP, Uttrakhand , Wes Bengal, Sikkim J&K, Maharasht ra, Nagaland, Rajasthan, U.P. 5** 49.96 352 J&K, Karnataka, Maharashtr a, Rajasthan, Uttrakhand U.P. , West Bengal 2 Common Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) 1.6 8 4.40 Maharas htra 3 3.60 Maharasht 3 ra, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh 2.20 Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and West Bengal Maharas htra, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh 7 4.97 Maharasht 4 ra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh 5.69 Maharashtr a and Gujarat * Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) - capacity created in Million Litres per Day (MLD) ** Conservation works completed - No. of Lakes.