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“This is an unusual, intriguing and insightful book…. [Water] sometimes reads like a detective yarn, where wily old Poirot attempts to unravel the complex chains of events, actions (inactions sometimes) that have led to the present failure of hydrological institution building in India…. This is a useful book, and indeed and important one.” - Progress in Development Studies

“This book will be of interest to the general reader as also to students and academics on the fields of water resources, hydrology, environmental studies and public administration. It will also attract the attention of policy makers and the media.” - CAB Abstracts

Water resources are an issue of ever increasing importance worldwide given rising populations and increasing environmental degradation. Water has also become a divisive issue, both within ...

The National Water Policy 2002
The national water policy 2002

At the meeting of the National Water Resources Council (NWRC) held on 1 April 2002, the amendments proposed to the National Water Policy (NWP) 1987 were approved, and a new NWP 2002 came into being. This is a matter of some importance and the nature of the changes need to be considered very carefully, ...

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