Mekedatu project Current Affairs, GK & News

Panel set up on Mekedatu Dam Construction

A committee was set up by National Green Tribunal (NGT) to submit report on alleged violation of norms in construction of a reservoir across Cauvery river at Mekedatu in Karnataka. Highlights NGT bench consisting of Justice K Ramakrishnan took suo motu cognizance of newspaper report regarding the dam. Report states Karnataka proposes to construct a ..

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Mekedatu project: Environmental Concerns

Mekedatu project is Karnataka’s plan to build a dam across River Cauvery in Ramanagara district. With the proposed capacity of 48 TMC, the project is aimed at supplying drinking water to Bengaluru and recharging the groundwater table in the region. Environmental Concerns Of the 52.52 sq. km needed for the Mekedatu project, 31.81 sq. km ..

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Factbox: Mekedatu Project

The tussle between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on the issue of River Cauvery has got a new addition. The proposal of Karnataka to build dam at Mekedatu is opposed fiercely by Tamil Nadu. About the Project The Government of Karnataka is planning to build a dam across river Cauvery near Mekedatu in Ramanagara district. The ..

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