India Infrastructure Report 2011: Water: Policy and Performance for Sustainable Development

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Addressing the challenges of water management and governance, the India Infrastructure Report 2011 brings a macro view of opportunities, conflicts, rights, and policy framework in rural as well as the urban sector to take into account crucial concerns like efficiency, equity, andsustainability. Since centre, state, and local institutions are unable to bring changes in the current water allocation, planning, and management policies, the Report talks about major institutional reforms that are required in that area. The Report argues that desired reforms need to be gearedtowards establishment of specific private and community property right in groundwater, preferably tradable property rights.It shows that modernized information systems, innovative planning, implementation and monitoring strategies, and focused evaluation systems supplemented by the efficient governance mechanisms are the way forward.

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Addressing the challenges of water management and governance, the India Infrastructure Report 2011 brings a macro view of opportunities, conflicts, rights, and policy framework in rural as well as the urban sector to take into account crucial concerns like efficiency, equity, andsustainability. Since centre, state, and local institutio...

This volume comprises information from the Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (IDFC), Mumbai Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), and Kanpur Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:460 pagesPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ForewordAcknowledegementsAjay Pandey and Piyush Tiwari: OverviewSection I: Macro1. Anju Gaur and Priyanie Amerasinghe: A River Basin Perspective of Water Resources and Challenge2. P.P. Majumdar: Implications of Climate Change for Water Resources Management3. Mashfiqus Salehin, M. Shah Alam Khan, Anjal Prakash, and Chanda Gurung Goodrich: Opportunities for Transboundary Water Sharing in The Ganges, The Brahmaputra and The Meghna Basins4. Suhas Paranjape and K.J. Joy: A Million Revolts in the Making: Understanding Water Conflicts5. Videh Upadhyay: Water Rights and The 'New' Water Laws In India - Emerging Issues and Concerns in Rights Based PerspectiveSection II: Rural6. Tushar Shah: Future of Indian Irrigation7. Vasant Gandhi and Vaibhav Bhamoriya: Groundwater Irrigation in India: Growth, Challenges, and Risks8. Vasant Gandhi and Vaibhav Bhamoriya: Rainwater Harvesting for Irrigation in India-Potential, Action, and Performance9. Vasant Gandhi and Vaibhav Bhamoriya: The Design of Adaptiveness in Water Management Institutions for Enhancing Water and Food Security10. Philippe Cullet: Evolving Policy Framework for Rural Drinking11. Anjal Prakash, Sreoshi Singh and Vishal Narain: Changing Waterscapes in the Periphery - Understanding Peri-Urban Water Security in Urbanizing IndiaSection III: Urban12. Fan Mingxuan and Bhanoji Rao: Provincial Water Access in China and India: A Comparative Assessment13. Subodh Wagle, Pranjal Deekshit, Tejas Pol: Review of Reforms in Urban Water Sector: Institutional and Financial Aspects14. Vandana Bhatnagar and S.R. Ramanujam: Addressing the Challenge of Financial Sustainability in Urban Water Supply Services - Role of Performance Monitoring and Planning15. V. Sathyanarayana and D.T.V. Raghu Rama Swamy: Private Sector Involvement in Water (Part I: PPPs in Drinking Water and Irrigation Sectors: A review of Issues and Options)Prasad Gadkari and Shishir Maheshwari: Part II: Water Sector-A Private Equity Perspective16. Piyush Tiwari and Ranesh Nair: Transforming Water Utilities: Policy Imperatives for India17. Sylvy Jaglin and Marie-Helene Zerah: Water in Cities: Rethinking Services in Transformation18. Suresh Chand Aggarwal and Surender Kumar: Industrial Water Demand in India - Challenges and Implications for Water PricingSection IV: Wastewater19. M.N. Murty and Surender Kumar: Water Pollution in India: An Economic Appraisal20. J.S. Kamyotra and R.M. Bhardwaj: Municipal Wastewater Management in India21. Pritika Hingorani: The Economics of Municipal Sewage Water Recycling and Reuse in IndiaSection V: Water Valuation and Institution22. Sachin Warghade and Subodh Wagle: Water Sector Reforms: Implications on Empowerment and Equity23. Nilanjan Ghosh and Sarika Rachuri: Pricing the 'Fluid Mosaic': Integrated 'Inclusive Valuation' of Water from the Scarcity Value Perspective24. Kala Seetharam Sridhar and Om Prakash Mathur: Pricing Urban Water: A Marginal Cost Approach25. Neeraj Vagholikar: Dams and Environmental Governance in Northeast India26. Suman Apparusur: Evaluation of National Water Mission using Global Water Partnership ToolboxSection VI: Infrastructure Review27. Manisha Gulati: The Infrastructure Sector in India 2010-11