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Drinking Water Crisis in Kutch

This paper discusses how a natural water scarcity in the Kutch region of Gujarat has been converted into a severe water crisis due to the approach of the post-independence water resource development and utilisation. It also brings out the impact of three decades of relentless extraction of groundwater resources and its almost irreversible effect on the land and water resources of Kutch

Starvation Deaths in UP and PDS

If the poor have no money to purchase foodgrains, the public distribution system (PDS) loses all relevance for them. It would serve the poor far better if the huge sums spent on the government's procurement operations and the PDS were devoted to water conservation programmes and pension schemes.
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