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Last Updated : Feb 29, 2012 02:01 PM IST | Source: Forbes India

Water Policy Draft Is Convoluted

The new water policy draft gives out contradictory signals by seeking to manage water as a community resource and, at the same time, calling it an economic good


KP Narayana Kumar/Forbes India


The new water policy draft gives out contradictory signals by seeking to manage water as a community resource and, at the same time, calling it an economic good

Earlier this month, an international water summit in Bangalore that discussed private sector participation in water delivery ended on a dry note when a show-closing Water Walkathon was abandoned after anti-privatisation activists stormed the streets.

One of the protestors, Kshitij Urs of Action Aid, says the event was an

First Published on Feb 29, 2012 01:35 pm