Kaveri River water dispute Current Affairs, GK & News
The Union Water Resources ministry is holding the regional conference of southern states in Hyderabad on February 20, 2018 to resolve the pending inter-state water issues. During the meeting, issues such as the implementation of the latest orders of the Supreme Court on sharing of Cauvery waters, interlinking of rivers like Godavari-Cauvery, notification of jurisdiction ..
Topics: Andhra Pradesh • Coromandel Coast • Godavari River • India • Irrigation in India • Kaveri • Kaveri River water dispute • Krishna River • Polavaram Project • Politics of Karnataka • Rivers of India • States and union territories of India
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 ..
Topics: Environment of India • History of the Republic of India • Interstate River Water Disputes Act • Kaveri River water dispute • Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal • Law in India • Politics of Karnataka • Tribunal • Water conflict