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India's Waters

Environment, Economy, and Development, 1st Edition

By Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

CRC Press

408 pages

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Regulation of India's rivers and other water systems has been evolving for thousands of years in the face of varying socioeconomic and technological conditions. India's Waters: Environment, Economy, and Development is a study of the current state of development, and proposed future development policies of the government of India, which is the devel

Table of Contents

Introduction. Environment-Physical. Environment-Cultural. Development of Water for Life and Environment. Development and Management for Economy. Legal Framework, Issues, and Disputes. Institutional Setup and Issues. Indus Basin. Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghana Basin Development. Central, Peninsular, and Other River Basins. Watershed, Groundwater, and Command Area Development. Interlinking of India's Rivers. Current Policy and Futures Perspective. Conclusion. References. Appendix. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply