There are 8 no. of Inter-State River Water Disputes tribunal set up under Inter State River Water Disputes (ISRWD) Act, 1956. Their present status are as follows:
|S. No||Name of Tribunal||States concerned||Date of constitution||Present Status|
|1.||Godavari Water Disputes Tribunal||Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh & Orissa||April, 1969||Award given on July, 1980|
|2||Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal -I||Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,||April, 1969||Award given on May, 1976|
|3||Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal||Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra||October, 1969||Award given on December, 1979|
|4||Ravi & BeasWater Tribunal||Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan||April, 1986||Report under section 5(2) given in April, 1987. A Presidential Reference in the matter is before Supreme Court and the matter is sub-judice.Further report under Section 5(3) is alsosubjudice.|
|5.||Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal||Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Puduchery||June, 1990||Report under section 5(2) given on 5.2.2007. Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by party States inHon™ble Supreme Court pending and the matter is sub-judice.Further report under Section 5(3) is alsosubjudice..|
|6.||Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal -II||Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra||April, 2004||Report under section 5(2) given on 30.12. 2010.Further report under Section 5(3) issubjudice.|
|7.||VansadharaWater Disputes Tribunal||Andhra Pradesh & Orissa||February, 2010||Report under section 5(2) issubjudice.|
|8.||Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal||Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra||November, 2010||Report and Decision under section 5(2) issubjudice.|
The proposal to set up a standing tribunal in place of the existing tribunals to resolve the water disputes among the States is at a conceptual stage.
This information was given by Union Water Resources Minister Shri Harish Rawat in the Lok Sabha today in reply to a written question.
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