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 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.
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Chattisgadh Assembly has called for immediate cancellation of the contract of the Sheonath Water Supply privatised BOT Project. Details...
Read the original Findings and Recommendations of the PAC in Hindi, in Pdf format.
Consultants hired by the World Bank run PPIAF are currently preparing a pilot project for privatisation of the water supply in the Mumbai’s K East ward. The project raises a host of serious questions in view of past experiences of such projects.
UNRAVELLING BHAKRA is the report of a study of the Bhakra Nangal project carried out by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra. This study was carried out over three years from December 2001 to December 2004.
These websites offer useful information on issues related to those being studied by Manthan Adhyayan Kendra.