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New Delhi: December 13,2012

So far, there are 8 no.of inter-State river water disputes tribunal set up under Inter State River Water Disputes (ISRWD) Act, 1956. Their details are as follows:

S. No

Name of Tribunal

States concerned

Present Status

1.

Godavari Water Disputes Tribunal

Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh & Orissa

Award given on July, 1980

2

Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal -I

Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,

Award given on May, 1976

3

Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal

Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra

Award given on December, 1979

4.

Ravi & Beas Water Disputes Tribunal

Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan

Report under section 5(2) given in April, 1987. A Presidential Reference relating to the matter is before Supreme Court and the matter is sub-judice. Further report under Section 5(3) pending.

5.

Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal

Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Puduchery

Report under section 5(2) given on 5.2.2007. Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by party States in Hon’ble Supreme Court pending and the matter is sub-judice. Further report under Section 5(3) pending.

6.

Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal -II

Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra

Report under section 5(2) given on 30.12. 2010. Further report under Section 5(3) to be given.

7.

Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal

Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra

Report under section 5(2) to be given

8.

Vansadhara Water Disputes Tribunal

Andhra Pradesh & Orissa

Report under section 5(2) to be given

 

 

 

 

 

The name of the present inter-State water disputes under Inter State River Water Disputes (ISRWD) Act, 1956 and expenditure incurred by them during the last five years is given below:

(Rupees in Lakh)

 

Sl. No. Name of the Tribunal

 

Financial year

 

 

2007- 2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

1

Ravi & Beas Water Tribunal

62.95

82.66

117.27

83.45

38.25

2

Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal

119.10

141.15

215.41

223.84

185.80

3.

Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal- II

109.00

144.70

178.44

166.77

167.00

4.

Vansadhara Water Disputes Tribunal

-

-

-

59.04

168.27

5.

Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal

-

-

-

8.45

77.25

 

                        The proposal for setting up a standing tribunal for all Inter State River Water Disputes is at conceptual stage at present.

           

            This information was given by Union Water Resources Minister Shri Harish Rawat in the Lok Sabha today in reply to a written question .

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