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RAJYA SABHA  
Parliamentary Bulletin Part-II  
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
No:58123
Committee Co-ordination Section

Selection of subjects by the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture

                                                      

The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture have selected the following subjects for examination during the year 2018-19:-

I.                    MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE

 

(a)             Department of Agriculture, Co-operation and Farmers Welfare

                       

1.

Production and Availability of Certified Seeds in the Country;

2.

GM crops - Prospects and Challenges;

3.

Agriculture Marketing and Role of Weekly Gramin Haats;

4.

Impact of Mining Activities on Agriculture and Allied Sectors;

5.

Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana (PMKSY) - A Review;

6.

Functioning of Agricultural Credit System in the Country;

7.

Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage - A Performance Review;

8.

Multidimensional Contribution of Krishi Vigyan Kendra and Agricultural Technology Management Agency for Training, Extension and Experimentation;

9.

Doubling Farmers Income by 2022;

10.

Role of Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) in Comprehensive Development of Agriculture in the Country - An Evaluation;

11.

Participation of Farmers in Formulation, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of Schemes for the Agriculture Sector in the Country;

12.

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana - An Evaluation;

13

 

Production and Availability of Oil Seeds and Pulses in the Country; and

14.

International Cooperation in Agriculture Sector - A Review.

 

 

 

(b)           Department of Agricultural Research and Education

 

1.

Awareness and Training on Intellectual Property Laws and Intellectual Portfolio Management in ICAR Institutes;

2.

Research Collaborations and Coordination by Indian Council of Agricultural Research with International and National Research Agencies;

3.

Contribution of ICAR Institutes in Development of High Yielding Varieties of Rice - A Performance Review;

4.

Research Initiatives for Development of Agriculture and Allied Sectors in Coastal and Island Regions in the Country; and

5.

National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal - A Performance Review.

 

(c)           Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries

 

1.

Role of National Dairy Development Board for Protection and Development of Indigenous Cattle Breeds;

2.

Safeguarding Deep Sea Fisheries from External Exploitation;

3.

Status of Veterinary Services and Availability of Animal Vaccine in the Country;

4.

Ensuring Quality of Milk and Consumer Grievance Redressal Mechanism in Dairy Sector; and

5.

Implementation of National Scheme on Welfare of Fishermen - An Evaluation.

 

II.            MINISTRY OF FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES

 

1.

Research and Development Initiatives and Achievements in Food Processing Sector; and

2.

Scheme for Creation/Expansion of Food Processing Preservation Capacities- An Evaluation.

 


Desh Deepak Verma
Secretary-General