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

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Major and Minor Irrigation Works-Cost Aspects of the Controversy

Cost Aspects of the Controversy INTRODUCTlON BY nature water is a very complex resource As and when its complexities are ignored, or simplified, by the critics of water planning, controversies can easily crop up. In view of the heightened public interest in this vital resource some of these controversies can spill over to public tora like the daily press, weekly magazines and parliament. Given the ample scope for misunderstanding1 of crucial aspects of this resource, non-issues can become issues of great concern and attentioa By and large, the controversial issue of promoting minor or major irrigation works

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