Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC) held its first meeting in the Union Territory of Puducherry on Friday.
Official sources said, the meeting, chaired by CWRC Chairman Navin Kumar, was attended by representatives of four riparian States, India Meteorological Department, the Central Water Commission and Ministry of Agriculture.
As per the Supreme Court order, the CWRC has to conduct regular meetings in the four states to collect details such as storage and water levels at the reservoirs in the basin states and prepare periodic reports.
The territorial administration briefed about the situation in seven tributaries of Cauvery passing through Karaikal region. The region had received its quota of 7 tmcft of Cauvery water as allotted by the Apex Court, the sources said.
The 16-member CWRC team on Thursday visited Karaikal region and interacted with various stakeholders.
They also called on Chief Minister V Narayanasamy in Assembly, the sources added.