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Pricing of Irrigation Water in Cauvery Basin

There has been an almost fivefold increase in gross irrigation potential in the country since the 1950s. But there has been a staggering difference between expenditure incurred on irrigation and revenue recovered. This study examines the feasibility of differentially pricing irrigation water in normal and problematic (saline and waterlogged) soils of the command area of the Kabini project in the Cauvery basin in Karnataka.
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