• In Kerala, the Empowered Committee appointed by the Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is on an inspection of different dams including 116 year old Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki district.

  • The Committee comprises of Dr. C.D. Thate, Dr.G.K. Mehta and senior technical officials. Using state-of-the-art machinery, drilling will be done in different points of Mullaperiyar dam on Saturday to procure surki content (the material used to build the dam) to ascertain safety of the structure.