SC approves Centre’s draft on Cauvery Management Scheme

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Published: May 18, 2018 2:51:47 pm

The SC, in its verdict delivered on February 16, had asked the Centre to frame the Cauvery management scheme, which also included creating the Cauvery Management Board within six weeks for the release of water from Karnataka to Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.

The Supreme Court on Friday approved the Centre’s draft on the Cauvery Management Scheme drawn for smooth distribution of water among Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. Meanwhile, the apex court rejected the suggestions of Karnataka and Kerala governments for the scheme, terming them as “devoid of merits”.

The top court had yesterday reserved its order on finalising the Cauvery management scheme drawn up to implement its February 16 order on distribution of Cauvery river water among four riparian…

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