The authority would comprise a chairman, eight members besides a secretary.
Political parties in Tamil Nadu on Friday urged the Centre to form the Cauvery Water Management Authority at the earliest to ensure release of water to Tamil Nadu.
The Karnataka Government on Monday filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court, claiming the latter released more water to Tamil Nadu than what was allotted to it.
Massive protests engulf Tamil Nadu for formation of Cauvery Board, Supreme Court to hear State's plea on April 9
Two DMK workers allegedly made self-immolation bids in Coimbatore today amid a state-wide stir for setting up Cauvery Management Board.
Ramadoss said that in the case of an important issue concerning the state it is unclear why the doors of the Prime Minister's Office are not opening.
President of Coordination Committee of All Tamil Nadu farmers association P R Pandian said that the judgement had set the precedent on how the water disputes among the states to be viewed in future.
Friday will be a busy day for the government. While CM Siddaramiah will present the State Budget, the Supreme Court will give its verdict on the Cauvery dispute.