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Federalism and Water Resources

Federalism and Water Resources

Federalism and Water Resources Ramaswamy R Iyer Water is a state subject, but the role given by the Constitution to the centre in regard to inter-state rivers is at least potentially an important one which has not been used adequately. The implications of the advent of a third tier in the federal structure (the panchayat) for water resource development are not yet clear The constitutional provisions may need a review in the light of these considerations and the new perceptions of the rights of the people in relation to community resources.

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