River linking is based on the basic principle that surplus water in one basin can be diverted to water deficient drainage basins. While this may seem logically sound, this makes for bad science. Since the very inception of this project, several aspects of geology, hydrology, and ecology have not been taken seriously in either government policy or the public discourse surrounding this project.
The author discusses the talk around the failure of the agricultural sector to keep up with the 1991 reforms that opened the gates of India to the outside world. From price volatility through shrinking farm sizes to trade liberalization, the article expounds upon various obstacles faced by this sector under the newly globalized India.
This article is an introduction to the three part series focusing on India’s National River Linking Project. Vanshika Mittal traces the background and plan proposed by the government for this project.
The important question that one is looking to analyse is whether the targets set under the FRBM Act were met. Authors Diya and Aliva provide a brief on India’s journey with tackling high fiscal deficits.
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