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Author Name    A. Vaidyanathan

Title   India's Water Resources: Contemporary Issues on Irrigation

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New Delhi, India Oxford University Press 2006

ISBN    0195682165 / 9780195682168

Seller ID   019700

Based on extensive empirical and analytical research, this collection brings together A. Vaidyanathan?s recent work on water resources management in India in a multidisciplinary perspective. The volume discusses the agro-climatic context, irrigation and agricultural technology, legal-institutional arrangements, and the economic environment. Rejecting the proposal of river interlinking, Vaidyanathan builds a strong case for a major shift towards integrated watershed development in rain-fed areas, reducing waste and overexploitation of water, and resulting in a more efficient use of irrigation water. The author discusses investments in groundwater development, extension of irrigation facilities, and major disparities between rain-fed and irrigated areas in detail. He strongly advocates reforms at the economic, legal, and institutional level as well as public funding of new research to improve the knowledge base for decision making. As irrigation is the largest user of water, the role of private supply sources is usually not studied. To fill this gap the author undertook a survey, the results of which are presented in the case study of Chennai city.

Water Resources India Irrigation

Price = 14.95 USD


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