Water [electronic resource] :perspectives, issues, concerns / Ramaswamy R. Iyer.
By: Iyer, Ramaswamy R.Material type: BookPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2003Description: 1 online resource (368 p.) : maps.ISBN: 9788132103813 (electronic bk.); 8132103815 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Water-supply -- Government policy -- India | Water resources development -- Government policy -- India | Water -- Law and legislation -- India | Dams -- India | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General | Dams | Water -- Law and legislation | Water resources development -- Government policy | Water-supply -- Government policy | IndiaGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 333.91/00954 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. -354) and indexes.
"This book discusses and analyzes several interlinked themes related to crucial aspects and many dimensions of water resources. The author draws upon his administrative experience, as well as his academic work after retirement, to present a lucid view of the issues affecting water resources while critically reviewing policy and constitutional provisions."--Jacket.
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Water and the Constitution of India; Inter-State Water Disputes Act 1956: Difficulties and Solutions; The Cauvery Dispute; The Story of the National Water Policy 1987; The National Water Policy 2002; The Idea of River Basin Planning; Perceptions of Water; Water and Rights: Some Partial Perspectives; Groundwater Legislation; Towards a National Water Law?; The Large Dam Controversy; Large Dams, Trans-Boundary Waters, Conflicts; Large-Dam Projects: The Framework of Laws, Policies, Institutions and Procedures; The Narmada Judgement.
Description based on print version record.