Parliament Q & A

Skill Development In Backward Districts

Question

  1. whether the Government has set any target to provide employment and self-employment especially in States having underdeveloped and backward districts under various skill development schemes;
  2. if so, the details thereof, State-wise, Scheme-wise along with the number of semi-employed and unemployed youth in various States, State-wise;
  3. the number of unemployed youth given employment during the last three years and the current year under various skill development schemes, scheme-wise, State/UT-wise and gender-wise; and
  4. the number of skill development schemes in operation and the sector-wise number of skill development centres, State-wise?

Unemployment

Question

  1. whether the recent initiatives taken by the Government has yielded any fruits to bring down the unemployment amongst the youth which is stated to be about 17 per cent;
  2. if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor;
  3. the manner in which the Government aims to tackle this demographic issue once in a generation through sustained efforts; and
  4. the steps taken/being taken by the Government to solve the major issue of employability through quality of higher education?

Schools In Rural Areas

Question

  1. The rural coverage of schools by the Government in the country during the last three yearsalong with the goals set;
  2. whether the Government has any plans of setting up schools at every 5 kilometers radiusin the rural areas and if so, the details thereof; and
  3. the time by which it is likely to be implemented?

Ease Of Living

Question

  1. Whether the Government focuses on the ease of living of people of the country;
  2. if so, the details thereof and the steps taken or being taken by the Government in this regard;
  3. Whether the Government has undertaken any survey to improve and mitigate problems in India’s growth model; and
  4. if so, the details and the outcome of the survey?

Women Domestic Workers

Question

  1. The total number of registered/unregistered women domestic workers including minors in the country;
  2. whether many of the women domestic workers are sexually abused and not paid minimum wages, if so, the details thereof and the steps taken by the Government to provide minimum wages;
  3. whether the Government has implemented the standards set by the International Labour Conference for the women domestic workers, if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor;

Inter-State Migrant Workers

Question

(a)whether the Government is having any data on the number of Inter-State migrant workers across the country;
(b)if so, the details thereof, State-wise with their educational qualification and the sector in which they are engaged, State/gender/sector/qualification-wise;
(c)whether these migrant workers have been provided with the wages and other welfare measures as per Chapter IV of Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979; and
(d)if not, the reasons therefor?


Waive Off Education Loans

Question

(a)whether there is any plan of action to waive off education loans for unemployed graduates who have borrowed the loans from banks;
(b)if so, the details thereof; and
(c)if not, the reasons therefor?


‘Rupay’ Kisan Credit Card

Question

(a)whether the circulation of ‘Rupay’ Kisan Credit Card which has been created by National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) has come in vogue in the country;
(b)if so, the details thereof;
(c)whether the banks/financial institutions are likely to launch the variant of the cards to attach to this system;
(d)if so, the details thereof alongwith the number of cardholders and the number of ATMs dealing with this card proposed to be installed by banks during the current year; and
(e)the steps taken/being taken by the Government to improve security and streamline the payment process of this card?


Suicide Cases In Central Educational Institutes/ Universities

Question

(a)whether the Government is aware of the increasing instances of student suicides in central educational institutes like IITs and Central Universities;
(b)if so, the number of such instances reported during the last three years; and
(c)the measures taken by the Government to stem such activities among the students?


PM Vidya Lakshmi Karyakram Scheme

Question

(a)The details of the Pradhan Mantri (PM) Vidya Lakshmi Karyakram scheme along with its salient features;
(b)The total number of banks that have registered on the portal;
(c)The total number of educational loan schemes that are available for application on the portal; and


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