ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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MAHARASHTRA-No Fireworks over Feelings

of the environmental disruptions result- ing from these projects comes at too late a stage when the construction has already been completed. It is important that the social costs are ascertained before undertaking development projects, so that the society can carefully choose whether these costs are still worthwhile in view of the other economic and social benefits of the projects, whether some of these costs could and should be minimised in the design of the projects, and whether some of the costs could and should be postponed through adoption of alternative technology.

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