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Integrated Water Resources Management-Challenges in India

September 14, 2005

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India is known for its 1 billion plus and-still-growing population at around 2 percent per annum from the latter part of the 20th century. The heavy investments have been made on water supply, management and conservation issues since 80s, but the resulting environmental and socio-economic benefits have been severely limited. Most of its water sources […]

Monitoring Hygiene Behaviour: The Simpler Ways

August 16, 2005

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In India heavy investments have been made in rural water supply since 80s, but the resulting health benefits have been severely limited by the poor progress in sanitation. This research analysis is based upon the case study of a highly acclaimed and successful water and sanitation project in around 857 villages of Indian mountain state […]