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

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Challenges in Water Governance

Seriously water-stressed and facing an unprecedented crisis, India is confronted with many challenges in the water sector, including the lack of reliable information on water, absence of any initiative to restructure the water institutions, a distressed groundwater lifeline, push for large dams, increasing footprint of the urban water sector, and the sorry state of its rivers. Yet, these fail to be taken up as electoral issues.

Role of Dams in Kerala’s Flood Disaster

During the July–August 2018 floods in Kerala, basic norms were violated in the management of dams, which, if operated prudently, could have alleviated the magnitude of the disaster. In this context, a strategy for the management of dams to mitigate similar disasters has been outlined.

Can Sardar Sarovar Project Ever Be Financed

Ever Be Financed? Himanshu Thakkar The demands of the Sardar Sarovar Project financing is leading die Gujarat government into a financial crisis which has the potential of upsetting the execution of other vital irrigation projects.
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