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

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Economic Analysis of a Drinking Water Project in Andhra Pradesh

This paper looks at the cost of delivery and benefits of a drinking water supply project undertaken in Anantpur district in Andhra Pradesh. The study finds that the project was carried out rapidly and has largely met its aim of supplying sufficient and safe water. A comparison of this project with national-level projects throws up substantially higher capital costs for the former. This, however, has to be weighed against the better quality as well as operation and maintenance of the AP project.

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