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

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CONTENTS

 Designer Shortages Karnataka's power sector uses the irrigation pump-sets package to hide many of its technical and commercial shortcomings, in particular its transmission and distribution losses. The growth of demand for 'free' electricity has outstripped the availability of expensive supplies and true demand has had to be suppressed for lack of back-up and equipment giving rise to power Shortages' and a 'justification' for inviting foreign investment in the sector. What is the present power situation in Karnataka and what can be done? 585 'Khub'-Surat: How Sustainable?

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