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The Union Government constitutes tribunal to solve Mahanadi Water dispute between Odisha & Chhattisgarh

The Union Government has constituted a 3-member Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal to adjudicate the dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over sharing the river’s water. Supreme Court Judge AM Khanwilkar will be the Chairman of the tribunal, with Justice Ravi Ranjan of the Patna High Court and Justice Indermeet Kaur Kochhar of the Delhi High Court ..

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Government to set up single tribunal to decide inter-state water disputes

The government has decided to establish a single, permanent Tribunal to adjudicate all inter-state river water disputes. It is set to be headed by a retired Supreme Court judge. In order to make the Tribunal’s award more effective, it is proposed that verdict awarded by the Tribunal will get notified automatically. As of now, the ..

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NATIONAL WATER LAW under consideration

Centre has decided to constitute National Water Framework Act with guiding principles on water laws the States may implement. Incentives will be given for water projects to states who adopt the Act. Head of the panel: Former Planning Commission member, Y.K. Alagh Water Resources Ministry established another panel to amend the River Board act to ..

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