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Author Gulati, Ashok, 1954-
Title Institutional reforms in Indian irrigation / Ashok Gulati, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, K.V. Raju.
Imprint New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2005.

Author Gulati, Ashok, 1954-
Subject Irrigation -- India -- Management.
Irrigation -- India -- Finance.
Irrigation -- India -- Karnataka -- Management.
Irrigation -- India -- Rajasthan -- Management.
Alt Name Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela.
Raju, K. V.
International Food Policy Research Institute.
Description 1 online resource (320 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Note "IFPRI-International Food Policy Research Institute."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 294-309) and index.
Contents Growing scarcity of water : India, Rajasthan, and Karnataka -- Rising costs, falling recoveries : Indian surface irrigation under impending financial crisis -- Financing issues and institutional reforms -- Krishna Bhagya Jal Nigam Limited : pointer towards institutional reforms in irrigation financing? -- Policy trends in participatory irrigation management -- Potential and constraints of farmer participation in irrigation -- Farmer involvement in irrigation : findings from Rajasthan and Karnataka -- Conclusions and policy recommendations.
Summary As water resources become increasingly scarce in India and demand only increases, the challenge of sustaining irrigation systems and the lands they serve is a matter of crucial importance. In particular, the livelihood of millions of farmers is threatened. India's canal irrigation systems, which have so far made an enormous contribution to food security, are now in crisis because of increasing competition for water, poor management, and declining funding. The authors of this book examine the nature of large-scale surface irrigation systems in India, analyze their associated problems, and discu.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9788132101970 (electronic bk.)
8132101979 (electronic bk.)
0761933115 (hbk.)
9780761933113 (hbk.)
8178294354 (India ; hbk.)
9788178294353 (India ; hbk.)
OCLC # 400029590
Additional Format Print version: Gulati, Ashok, 1954- Institutional reforms in Indian irrigation. New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2005 0761933115 9780761933113 (DLC) 2004018900 (OCoLC)56319878


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