Tag: Cauvery

Karnataka awaiting Centre’s nod for Mekedatu Project
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Karnataka awaiting Centre’s nod for Mekedatu Project

State released 310 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu against scheduled 82 tmcft Bengaluru:  Heavy rain and floods along the Cauvery Basin have resulted in Karnataka releasing 310 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu since the beginning of this water year (since June) as against the scheduled 82 tmcft. This is because Karnataka…

All Party Meeting on Cauvery on June 30
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All Party Meeting on Cauvery on June 30

Bengaluru: With the Centre constituting the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) and Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC), the State Government has convened an all party meeting on June 30, to discuss the legal options before it. The meeting has been scheduled to take place at Vidhana Soudha Banquet Hall at 11.30am on June 30. Apart…

Karnataka finally nominates member to Cauvery panel
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Karnataka finally nominates member to Cauvery panel

Bengaluru: As Karnataka has no option but to nominate a representative to the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC), the State Government has yesterday decided to do it with a request to the Centre to hear its views. Principal Secretary (Water Resources) Rakesh Singh will represent Karnataka on the Cauvery Water Management Authority, the apex body…

CM to hold consultative meeting on Cauvery Management Authority
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CM to hold consultative meeting on Cauvery Management Authority

Bengaluru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has said that he will soon hold consultative meetings with Legal, Irrigation and Engineering experts to assess the advantages and disadvantages of Cauvery Management Authority (CMA) newly constituted by the Centre. Speaking to press persons here yesterday, the CM, referring the gazette notification issued by the Ministry of Water Resources…

Cauvery: All parties unanimous on taking advice of legal team
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Cauvery: All parties unanimous on taking advice of legal team

Bengaluru:  The all-party meeting convened by Chief Minister Siddharamaiah yesterday to discuss the fallout of the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Cauvery issue unanimously decided to take a call on whether to seek a review of the court verdict and also finalise its stand on the nature of the dispute resolution forum, based on suggestions…

KRS water level touches 111 ft. mark
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KRS water level touches 111 ft. mark

Mandya: Consistent rains in Cauvery river catchment areas has increased the level of water in Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam to 111.13 ft. (today) as against the maximum level of 124.80 ft, giving hopes that the dam would reach its  maximum level soon. While the inflow of water to the dam is 5,365 cusecs, the outflow…

Cloud-Seeding: Remedy or cause for drought?
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Cloud-Seeding: Remedy or cause for drought?

By Nataraj Kallichanda Owing to deficient rainfall, the State government has launched cloud-seeding at an estimated cost of Rs. 35 crore, for 60 days. Cloud-seeding will be done across three river basins — Cauvery, Malaprabha and Tungabhadra. The State government has described the cloud-seeding experiment as “essential” and that it would be taken up in…

No water for paddy, sugarcane; Water only for drinking, livestock
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No water for paddy, sugarcane; Water only for drinking, livestock

Bengaluru: Even as farmers along the Cauvery basin in Kodagu, Mandya and Mysuru are up in arms against the State Government demanding water for their kharif crops, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has ruled out Cauvery water to grow paddy and sugarcane. “This year, water will not be released for irrigating paddy and sugarcane fields,” he said….

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