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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This paper on Public Private Partnerships and Tiruppur Water Supply Project was presented at the recently held International Conference on Public Policy and Management at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore from 3rd -6th August, 2008.
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Text of the Tamil Nadu Information Commission’s Order and other details
Hindi Edition of Unravelling Bhakra (Bhakra - Parat Dar Parat Ek Padtal) is now available. Read More.....
This section includes brief updates in Hindi about the Water Sector Reforms Projects on going in Madhya Pradesh. These projects have the funding of ADB and the World Bank and are involved in pushing commercialisation and privatisation in the state.
Afsar Jafri reports on the Second Stakeholders meeting held on 2-3 June 2007, by Castalia, consultants paid by the World Bank to design a pilot project for privatisation of water supply in the K East ward of Mumbai.
This note on Tiruppur Water Supply and Sewerage Project attempts to provide basic on the ground information on India’s largest Public Private Partnership in water supply.