This theme involves monitoring, research and analysis of happenings in river basin development, dams, hydropower and irrigation projects and the impacts of these on people’s lives, livelihoods and ecology.

The work on this theme has involved case studies of major projects like the Bhakra-Nangal project, on-going monitoring of large interventions like Inter Linking of Rivers (ILR) and hydropower projects in the Himalayas, monitoring of changes in laws and policies, and using the environment-flows framework to look at river basin management, water allocations and river conservation and restoration.

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The outputs and insights from these studies has been categorized as below. Kindly click below on the respective tiles to go to each section.