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For a New Dam

The Mullaperiyar dam is very old and unsafe due to a number of factors. Perhaps, it is better to construct a new dam. However, three factors must be taken into account before doing so. First, the environmental impact of the proposed new dam must be considered. The proposal actually includes...

Interstate Procurement

Ramana Murthy’s article on “Paddy Glut and Farmer Distress in Andhra Pradesh” (EPW, 16 July 2011) captures the intensity and root cause of the procurement problem in the state though it does not give a clear-cut solution. Murthy simplifies the importance of self-help groups (SHGs) in procuring paddy...
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