The National Perspective Plan (NPP) was prepared by the then Ministry of Irrigation (now Ministry of Jal Shakti) in August 1980 for water resources development through inter basin transfer of water, for transferring water from water surplus basins to water-deficit basins.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of R. Kandasamy Vs Ministry of Environment And Forest & Others dated 28/01/2020 regarding discharge of untreated effluent into the Cauvery river at RTP Pallam without any purification. Also, in nearby place there are dying factories which also let out the untreated effluents. Though there is sewage treatment plant provided it is not functional and the discharge standard is not in tune with the standard provided by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board.

BENGALURU: Come September, bikers will ride a route tracing the flow of the Cauvery from Talacauvery in the state to Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu, creating awareness about a sustainable solution to pre

Trichy: As a few of the borewells supplying drinking water to Karur town go dry by further deepening water crisis over the past few weeks, Karur municipality has been identifying places for digging

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Punganur Consumer Protection Council Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 01/07/2019 regarding encroachment on the Cauvery River and the River banks at Mayiladuthurai.

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister K Palaniswami requested him to direct the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to "reject outright" Karnataka's proposal.

MYSURU: In a move which is likely to prevent drying up of lakes around Mysuru, Minor Irrigation and Groundwater Improvement department is planning to fill the lakes with Cauvery water drawn from th

The linking of two rivers was mooted way back in 1970 but no action has been taken on that, says the PMK founder.

VIT Chancellor G. Viswanathan said that the new government at the Centre soon should accord the highest priority to linking rivers so that the country’s people and farmers will benefit.

BENGALURU: Bellandur is reeling under severe water crisis as borewells in the area are drying up, while water tankers have jacked up prices in view of increasing demand.

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