Past Events

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Cauvery, water management, waters of India

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Vulnerabilities of the Cauvery delta

The Cauvery water dispute has been a major interstate concern, involving the government and people of four states, particularly Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

This event will examine the several issues to understand the Cauvery ecology, its people, as well as explore solutions.


S. Janakarajan is Director of the Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS). He is a water management expert.