Central Cauvery technical team visits Mettur dam

Chennai: In Tamil Nadu, the high level central technical team led by Central water commission chairman GS Jha on Sunday visited the Mettur Dam to begin its two-day assessment of ground realities.

The high-level technical team constituted by Supreme Court visited Cauvery basin dams in Karnataka and assessed water storage.

According to reports, the team will file their report to the Supreme Court on 17th of this month.

Earlier, the technical panel constituted to solve differences between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu regarding the Cauvery water dispute said it will gather all facts regarding the matter and place them before the Supreme Court.

“We want judicious distribution of water between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, we will gather all facts and place them to Supreme Court,” the team said.The panel also claimed that Karnataka has submitted a memorandum in this regard.

“We will visit the entire command, will see what distribution can be offered. Karnataka has submitted a memorandum,” the panel added.