Water Governance Reform in India

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Water Governance Reform in India

There is an urgent need to strengthen, restructure and redesign these institutions so that the kind of leadership India’s water sector requires can be provided. This report tries to suggest a way forward in which this change can be brought about.

The Mihir Shah Committee report demands a paradigm shift, bringing the ecosystems perspective to the ways water is governed in India.

This article argues that these governance reforms, though essential, are not enough to enable the paradigm shift necessary for sustainability and ecological justice. But it may be a great place to begin. 

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Source: Economic & Political Weekly