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Cauvery Verdict: Apex Court Reduces Tamil Nadu's Share

The Supreme Court has reduced Tamil Nadu's allocation of Cauvery water from Karnataka from 192 tmc to 177.25 tmc. Tamil Nadu will have to now bank on 10 tmc groundwater available with it. The court said the tribunal did not consider the growing needs of Bengaluru and had thought the city could make do with its 60 per cent groundwater supply. But groundwater has dried up with the burgeoning population of the city. Thus, the court allocated 4.75 tmc Cauvery water to Bengaluru, even though the city is located outside the Cauvery basin. The court said that subject to the formulation of a scheme, the water allocation arrangement should stand unchanged for the next 15 years. The court upheld the award of 30 tmc water to Kerala and allowed Puducherry's request to grow a second crop.

Source: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com

   
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Nominations open for CSP Today India awards 2013


The inaugural CSP Today India awards ceremony takes place on March 12, and CSP developers, EPCs, suppliers and technology providers can now be nominated.

CSP has made tremendous progress since the announcement of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2010. With Phase I projects now drawing closer to completion, the first milestone in India’s CSP learning curve is drawing closer. CSP Today has chosen the next CSP Today India conference (12-13 March, New Delhi) as the time for the industry to reflect upon its progress and celebrate its first achievements.

At the awards ceremony, industry leaders will be recognized for their achievements in one of 4 categories: CSP India Developer Award, CSP India Engineering Performance Award, CSP India Technology and Supplier Award, and the prestigious CSP India Personality of the Year.

Matt Carr, Global Events Director at CSP Today, said at the opening of nominations that “CSP Today are excited to launch these esteemed awards, which will enhance the reputation of their recipients. I am particularly excited to launch the CSP India Personality of the Year award, a distinguished honor for the industry figure deemed worthy by their peers.”

All eyes will be on the CSP Today India 2013 Awards when nomination entry closes on February 4 and the finalists are announced on February 11. The awards are open to all industry stakeholders to nominate until February 4 at
http://www.csptoday.com/india/awards-index.php or by e-mail to awards@csptoday.com

Contact:
Matt Carr
+44 (0) 20 7375 7248
matt@csptoday.com