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

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The Last Gasp

Supply-Side Hydrology in India

The plan for inter-linking rivers is based on the simple and deeply flawed belief that rivers have surplus waters and that floods and droughts can be banished by technical solutions alone. This belief is grounded in the troubled legacy of hydraulic management in the sub-continent dictated by a supply-side approach, which ignores the complexities inherent in river ecosystems.

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