Manthan Adhyayan Kendra

Manthan Adhyayan Kendra


About Us

Manthan Adhyayan Kendra is a centre to monitor, analyse and research water and energy related issues, with a special focus on the latest developments resulting from the liberalisation, globalisation and privatisation of the economy.

The Centre is located at Badwani, a district town in Madhya Pradesh in India, five kilometers from the banks of Narmada. While the focus of the work is on water and energy issues, this is in the larger context of equitable, just and sustainable development.

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The most recent articles


The most recent articles


Private Water Supply Project in Khandwa-A Study of the Impacts of Project

Friday 21 October 2011 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra
The number of private water projects under UIDSSMT is increasing at a fast rate. Khandwa is the first town in Madhya Pradesh to execute a private water project under this scheme, hence the findings of this project would be important for other towns as well which are looking for implementing (...)


India’s Submissions to UN Panel on Sustainability: A Missed Opportunity

Friday 3 June 2011 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra
India’s Submissions to UN Panel on Sustainability: A Missed Opportunity Shripad Dharmadhikary, Manthan Adhyayan Kendra Shri Jairam Ramesh, Minister, Environment and Forests, has recently made a set of submissions to the UN Secretary General’s High Level Panel for Global Sustainability, on the (...)


A Case Study of Khandwa Water Supply Augmentation Project

Thursday 19 May 2011 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra
Khandwa Case Study May 2011 A preliminary report on Khandwa Water Supply Augmentation Project was initially drafted in Hindi in 2009. Subsequently, the Hindi version has been translated in English and updated in 2011. We began studying the Khandwa Water Project in late 2008. The project is (...)


जल क्षेत्र में जन-निजी भागीदारी : भागीदारी या निजीकरण?

Hindi Version of "Public Private Partnerships in Water Sector: Partnerships or Privatisation?"
Thursday 12 May 2011 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra
PPP Hindi Book जल क्षेत्र में जन-निजी भागीदारी : भागीदारी या निजीकरण? नया प्रकाशन - पृष्‍ठ संख्‍या - 112, सहयोग राशि - रुपए 75 मात्र पुस्‍तक के बारे में बुनियादी ढॉंचा विकास के संबंधित हर मर्ज की दवा के रुप में जन-निजी भागीदारी (पीपीपी) को प


Audited Accounts of Manthan Research and Social Development Society, Badwani (MP)

Audited Accounts of Manthan Society

Monday 20 September 2010 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra

Audited Accounts of Manthan



Article on Planning Commission’s Integrated Energy Policy for India

Article on Planning Commission’s Integrated Energy Policy for India

Monday 20 September 2010 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra

The Planning Commission’s Integrated Energy Policy report – the key document that lays out the strategy for meeting India’s energy needs for the next 25 years – begins with a clear articulation of its basic approach to energy. This article analyses and discusses this policy in details.



NTADCL is a Public Authority: Madras High Court

Friday 16 April 2010 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra

In a recent order the Madras High Court has declared New Tiruppur Area Development Corporation (NTADCL), a private company operating water and sewerage project in Tiruppur, Tamilnadu, under a 25 year long concession agreement, a "Public Authority". For more details both in Hindi and English, please read on...



Public-Private Partnerships in Water Sector: Partnerships or Privatisation?

Friday 29 January 2010 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra

Manthan’s New Publication - Public-Private Partnerships in Water Sector: Partnerships or Privatisation? For more details please click on the following link...



Privatisation and Commercialisation of Water Resources and Services in India: An Overview

Saturday 16 January 2010 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra

An Overview of Privatisation and Commercialisation of Water in India



Databases of Privatisation and Reforms Projects

Saturday 21 November 2009 by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra

For the databases please click on the above link...


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