Parliament Q & A

Suicide Cases In Central Educational Institutes/ Universities


(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


(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

Direct Tax Immunity Scheme


(a)Whether it is true that with more than 5,00,000 cases still pending at different levels of tax pipeline with disputed amount worth Rs.7-8 trillion, the Government proposes to launch an immunity scheme for the direct tax assesses and if so, the details thereof;

(b)Whether amnesty or immunity schemes affect the firmness of tax laws and would discourage tax payers from filing their dues accurately and at the same time be unfair to honest taxpayers and if so, the details thereof; and

Improvement In NBFCs Sector


(a)Whether the Government has taken/proposed to take any steps for improvements in banking and other financial institutions with a view to strengthen the Indian economy;
(b)If so, the details thereof;
(c)The steps being taken by the Government for improvement in NBFCs sector; and
(d)The steps being taken by the Government to make India 5 trillion dollar economy?

Jeevan Kaushal Programme


(a)The salient features of Jeevan Kaushal Programme along with the details of the:

i.Estimated amount and targets fixed under the programme;
ii. the number and names of the States where this scheme is likely to be implemented; and
iii. the time by which this programme is likely to be started?

Policy On Domestic Violence


(a)whether the Government has formulated/proposes to formulate any new policy to prevent domestic violence across the country;
(b)if so, the details thereof;
(c)the action taken by the Government in regard thereto?

Tourism Development


(a)whether the Government has planned to develop the tourism at animal sanctuaries, religious pilgrimage places and extreme Himalayas centres; if so, the details thereof;
(b)if not, the reasons thereof;
(c)whether solo women travellers have to reckon with concerns about safety; and
(d)if so, the steps taken/proposed to be taken by the Government to ensure the safety of such travellers?

Engineering Education In India


(a) whether engineering is losing its sheen in India and the students no longer want to pursue engineering; if so, the reasons therefor;
(b) whether engineering education in India is not getting upgraded as per the new requirements;
(c) whether the Government proposes to take any steps to overcome the said problem in consultation/collaboration with the educationists and experts from the industry and engineering; and if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?

Girls’ Enrolment Rate


(a) the details of the latest/current school enrolment rate of girls at primary level and the States that have made a significant progress in this regard during the last three years;
(b) the current school enrolment rate of girls at secondary level along with the States that have been continuously lagging behind in increasing the percentage of girls enrolment in secondary schools; and
(c) the school dropout rate among girls and boys at secondary level in the country, State/UT-wise?

Charging Infrastructure For Electric Vehicles


(a) Whether the Government is encouraging people to use electric vehicles instead of gasoline/diesel vehicles;
(b) Whether any action plan has been prepared to provide infrastructure like charging stations etc. for the said vehicles; and
(c) If so, the details thereof including plan for proper upkeep / maintenance of these charging stations?

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