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 ..
Category: International Current Affairs
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2018
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 ..