Privatization of rivers in India by Singh, Arun Kumar Geologist.

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Published by Vikas Adhyayan Kendra in Mumbai .

Written in English

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  • India.


  • Water resources development -- Government policy -- India,
  • Rivers -- Government policy -- India,
  • Privatization

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementArun Kumar Singh.
ContributionsVikas Adhyayan Kendra (Bombay, India)
LC ClassificationsHD1698.I4 S56 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 215 p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3331076M
LC Control Number2004309790

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the aggressive privatization by the multinationals of communal water drought and desertification are intensifying around the world, corporations are aggressively converting free-flowing water into bottled profits.

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PRIVATIZATION“The transfer of public assets, operations or activities to private enterprise”. MEANING• Privatization is the process of transferring ownership of a business, enterprise, agency, public service or public property from the public sector to the private sector.•.

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There is a strong move to privatize most of public sector undertakings, whose chances of revival are remote. In a narrow sense, privatisation, implies [ ]. The rivers of India play an important role in the lives of the people. They provide potable water, cheap transportation, electricity, and the livelihood for many people easily explains why nearly all the major cities of India are located by the banks of rivers.

The rivers also have an important role in Hindu Religion and are considered holy by all Hindus in the country. In Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit, author Vandana Shiva[1] explores the current challenges posed by the global commodification of water.

Shiva contends that the titular triad of causes has created inequitable water access, depriving local communities of control of this vital resource.

The result can often be conflict between local communities, states, and private [ ]. Severe lack of regulation, over privatization, general neglect and rampant government corruption have led to multiple generations thirsting for more than just a few drops of hazard free water.

The situation has grown to the point that regional disputes have risen over access to rivers in the country’s interior. So, India needs to private more industries. 15 Governments role in privatization.O Government acts as a referee protecting both the consumers and the investors.

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It was first conceived and implemented by the then-people-elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Pakistan Muslim League, in an attempt to enable the nationalized industries.

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Privatization is the practice of engaging the private sector in some aspect of the functions and responsibilities of government operations. Ultimately, governments must decide if acquiring a desired service is best done through by their own public agencies or if it should be purchased from private vendors at a price dictated by the market.

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