Cauvery row: Centre suggests 9-member panel to regulate water distribution

Cauvery row: Centre suggests 9-member panel to regulate water distribution

It says the decision of the authority to be vested with the implementation of the judgment is binding on all the states, says the scheme.

"Tamil Nadu will get a favourable final verdict, based on the draft scheme submitted by Union Water Resources Secretary U P Singh before the SC, " said Mr Palaniswamy here, before leaving for Tirupathi.

The draft scheme on Cauvery to be submitted by the Centre tomorrow in the Supreme Court will provide justice to Tamil Nadu, Ganesan expressed hope, while talking to reporters here.

The judgment was passed on a batch of appeals by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, challenging the 2007 award passed by the Cauvery River Water Disputes Tribunal which determined the utilizable quantum of water in the Cauvery at 740 tmcft. "The scheme would undertake the work of the Water Dispute Tribunal". "The authority will advice to adopt efficient technology for water conservation and preservation", the scheme said. The Union ministry suggested maintenance of accounts of domestic and industrial water consumption by four states - Karnataka, Tamil Madu, Kerala and Puducherry.

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The apex court allegedly made it clear that it will not go into the legality or the propriety of the scheme.

According to the draft scheme, the proposed authority would be headquartered in Bangalore.

The authority, which will be headquartered in Bengaluru, is very similar to the Cauvery Management Board the Tribunal recommended. He also said the late J Jayalalithaa had taken many steps in connection with the issue. The Centre has responsibility to implement the Supreme Court's verdict, " he added.

The Centre had faced severe flak from political parties in Tamil Nadu for missing its six-week deadline. Today the Centre has filed it and there are various features on it.

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