Cauvery Current Affairs, GK & News

APEDA to use River Names for Branding

The Government of India has been trying to increase its agricultural exports by exhibiting agricultural and processed food products in foreign countries. APEDA was a pioneer in realizing this vision. The active role of APEDA increased agricultural exports to 25.6 billion USD in 2021-22. This is 51% of the total agricultural exports of the country. ..

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Cauvery South Wildlife Sanctuary

The Cauvery South Wildlife Sanctuary was notified recently by the state government of Tamil Nadu. The state government had earlier notified Kazhuveli Bird Sanctuary, Nanjarayan Bird Sanctuary, Kadavur Slender Loris Sanctuary and Dugong Conservation Reserve. About the Cauvery South Wildlife Sanctuary An area in the reserve forests of Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri have been notified as ..

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Cauvery Delta of Tamil Nadu declared Protected Agricultural Zone

On February 10, 2020, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu announced that Cauvery Delta is to be declared as Protected Special Agricultural Zone. In 2019, the Central Government had awarded the oil and gas exploration projects in the Cauvery basin. This invoked large protests amid water crisis in the state. Extraction of hydro carbon requires excess ..

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Godavari-Cauvery link project

The Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari announced that the Centre would soon take up a major project to Link Rivers Godavari and Cauvery. The detailed project report for linking rivers Godavari-Krishna-Pennar-Cauvery has been finalised and will be presented before the cabinet soon for approval. Objectives of the Project ..

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