Tag: Aliyar Dam

Letter to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (Parambikulam-Aliyar project)

Dear Sri. Edappadi K. Palaniswami,

I would like to bring to your kind attention the serious concerns that we have on continuing violations of the conditions of the Parambikulam Aliyar Project (PAP) Agreement.

As you will appreciate, the PAP Agreement guarantees Kerala of a specified quantum of water at both the Manacadavu Weir and at Kerala Sholayar. Kerala’s entitlement in a water year is secured irrespective of whether the water year is normal or distressed. It is quite unfortunate that Tamil Nadu has consistently not released the required quantum of water not only as per the fortnightly schedule incorporated in the Agreement but also as per the decisions of the Joint Water Regulation Board (JWRB). (more…)