River Disputes: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

China’s proposed Hydropower project in Brahmaputra, Tibet

Published: November 30, 2020

Under the 14th five-year plan that is to be implemented from 2021, China has proposed hydro power project on Brahmaputra river in Tibet. The project has been proposed by the Central Committee of the ruling Communist Party of China. The Committee prepared the fourteenth five-year plan, 2021 to 2025 and the long-term goals through 2035 ..

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Supreme Court approves draft Cauvery Management Scheme

Published: May 19, 2018

Supreme Court has approved Centre’s draft Cauvery Management Scheme for smooth distribution of water among four southern riparian states/UT viz. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. It ordered Central Government to notify the scheme before the monsoons. SC Order The apex court also modified Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) award of 2007 and made it ..

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Union Government reconstitutes committee helping Krishna River Board

Published: December 23, 2016

The Union Water Resources Ministry has reconstituted a committee that was tasked with assisting the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB). The new committee will be headed by A.K. Bajaj, former chairman of the Central Water Commission (CWC). Besides, Gopala Krishnan, R.P. Pandey, Pradeep Kumar Shukla and N.N. Rai will be its members. Terms and reference ..

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