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

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Major and Minor Irrigation Works

Major and Minor Irrigation Works THIS author's views on the cost side of the Indian controversy about major versus minor irrigation works, expressed last year in this journal (September 30, 1989), were questioned, first by Satyajit K Singh (SKS) in his major article 'Evaluating Large Dams in India (EPW, March 17, 1990), and later by Ashok K Mitra (AKM) in this column (EPW, April 21, 1990). As AKM had, on my request, sent me an advance copy of his comments, I had briefly responded to the same in my recent book (Big Dams: Claims, Counterclaims) which also carries AKM's comments. However, SKS's comments have remained unresponded

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