ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Privatisation: In Chhattisgarh, a River Becomes Private Property

The Chhattisgarh government handed over a stretch of the Sheonath river to a private company to manage water distribution without setting up independent regulatory authorities that could establish guidelines under which a private firm could manage a common resource. A long lease without a regulatory mechanism can lead to unforeseen circumstances

Traditional Water Harvesting on Way Out

Way Out Ganesh Pangare Farmers in the upper part of the Narmada valley in Madhya Pradesh have traditionally practised an ecologically appropriate water harvesting system which will soon become defunct because of the change-over to cash crops and canal irrigation with the completion of the Bargi dam.
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