ISBN 9789382993698,Water in the Coming Decades: Policy and Governance Issues in India

Water in the Coming Decades: Policy and Governance Issues in India



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789382993698

ISBN-10 938299369X


Number of Pages 460 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

India has a surface and ground water irrigation
potential of nearly 100 million hectares, which has
made it a country with the largest irrigated area in the
world. This book deals with the policy and governance
issues in relation to management as well as
development of water resources in India. It makes a
critical review of the state of the art concerning most of
the important aspects of the water sector and comes
forward with practical suggestions to improve the
system further. The perspective of this book is mainly
social, economic and institutional and not
While the focus of the book is on India, the issues
discussed and their implications are relevant to a
greater part of the world, specially the developing
world. The book would be useful for researchers,
administrators, policy-makers and those interested in
water resources in India and elsewhere