Mullaperiyar Dam

Mullaperiyar dam level crosses 130 ft

The catchment areas of the dam -- Periyar and Thekkady -- on Friday recorded 11mm and 13mm rainfall, respectively. 

published on : 21st May 2022

Alex Varghese, Kerala’s representative in Mullaperiyar dam panel

The Kerala government has nominated Irrigation chief engineer Alex Varghese as its representative in the Mullaperiyar Supervisory Committee. 

published on : 28th April 2022

SC gives more powers to Mullaperiyar dam panel

The reconstituted committee will have one technical expert each from Kerala and Tamil Nadu, to be nominated within two weeks.

published on : 9th April 2022

SC order addresses Kerala’s concerns over Mullaperiyar dam

As per the order, surpervisory committee will be responsible for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of the dam

published on : 9th April 2022

Mullaperiyar dam: SC says Supervisory Committee to decide all matters relating to safety

The court has further directed the concerned ministry of the government of India to extend all logistical assistance to the Supervisory Committee to enable it to effectively discharge its functions

published on : 8th April 2022

Mullaperiyar dam: SC to pass order on issue relating to supervisory committee on Friday

The Central government had suggested letting the current supervisory committee carry out operations until the National Dam Safety Authority becomes functional.

published on : 7th April 2022

Mullaperiyar Dam case: Centre suggests supervisory committee continue as NDSA will take one year to function properly

Last week, The Central government was asked to file a note explaining the establishment and scope of authority of the National Dam Safety Authority under the Dam Safety Act, 2021.

published on : 5th April 2022

SC seeks clarifications from Centre on National Dam Safety Authority

The top court asked about this when it was informed by the counsel representing the Central Water Commission about the Act suggesting its helpfulness in solving the Mullaperiyar dam dispute.

published on : 1st April 2022

SC asks Centre about scope of Authority under Dam Safety Act 2021

The apex court was hearing several pleas over safety concerns about the 126-year-old dam which has been a longstanding dispute between the two states. 

published on : 31st March 2022

Mullaperiyar Dam matter: Tamil Nadu says dialogue on, SC to hear matter on March 31

They have given us something. We are working on it. We will give it to them. It will take just a little longer than we thought, Senior advocate Jaideep Gupta, appearing for Kerala said.

published on : 29th March 2022

Mullaperiayar panel can debate and resolve demand for new dam: SC

Tamil Nadu and Kerala can debate, discuss and resolve the issue, says Supreme Court

published on : 25th March 2022

Mullaperiyar dam: Supervisory committee can deal with structural safety issue, suggests SC

It observed that issue raised by Kerala, can be debated, discussed and and resolved by the supervisory committee which can make its recommendation on this.

published on : 24th March 2022

Kerala seeks panel for operation of Mullaperiyar dam gates

Apex court bench begins final hearing, says it’s not deciding on the distribution of water. Judges say the only issue is over safety of dam

published on : 24th March 2022

SC starts final hearing in Mullaperiyar dam case; Kerala says dam safety is main concern

The state of Kerala in a fresh affidavit filed in the Mullaperiyar dam dispute case has sought a fresh review of the safety of Mullaperiyar by an independent panel of experts.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Issue to be addressed on safety of Mullaperiyar dam is what quantity of water it can withstand: SC

Bench said they have suggested that both states should have their technical members in the committee. Other issue that Kerala concerned is, the process for setting up a new dam has to start, it added

published on : 23rd March 2022
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