River Water Sharing

Transboundary Conflict and Cooperation in India

Edited by N. Shantha Mohan, Sailen Routray, N. Sashikumar

© 2010 – Routledge India

204 pages

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Hardback: 9780415551557
pub: 2009-10-29

About the Book

This volume provides a broad perspective of the water scenario in India by examining the various developments in the sector and the emerging alternative paradigms. It points out the inadequacies of the existing legal frameworks and institutional mechanisms to manage water efficiently.

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures and Maps Preface PART I: INTRODUCTION 1. Locating Transboundary Water Sharing in India by N Shantha Mohan 2. The Water Sector in India: An Overview by Sailen Routray PART II: INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK 3. Boundaries of Transboundary Water Sharing by Narendar Pani 4. Resolving River Water Disputes in India: Reflections by Ramaswamy R. Iyer 5. Regulatory Aspects in Water Resource Development and Management by R. Jayaseelan PART III: HISTORICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE 6. Kaveri in Its Historical Setting by S. Settar 7. The Cauvery Tribunal Award from a Hydrology Perspective by Rama Prasad PART IV: NEGOTIATED APPROACHES AND ALTERNATIVE PARADIGMS 8. Evolving a Negotiated Approach to Sharing of Transboundary Rivers by Vijay Paranjpye 9. Negotiation through Social Dialogue: Insights from the Cauvery Dispute by S janakarajan 10. Integrated Water Resource management: An Alternative Paradigm by Anitha Kurup About the Editors Notes on Contributors Index

About the Editors

N Shantha Mohan, Sailen Routray and N Sashikumar are all at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General