River Basin Planning: An Indian Guide
Rivers are celebrated through story and worship in India, some are considered goddesses and declared as nature’s wonder. Despite the importance of rivers and aquifers in India, their management faces critical challenges including water scarcity and competition. River basin planning is an important tool for responding to these challenges. In response to a Government of India request for support in how to go about basin planning, this Guide outlines key stages of river basin planning for practitioners in India. The purpose of this document is to provide an aid to working through the fundamental stages of river basin planning to ensure that the resulting plan meets the requirements of the Water Policy (2012) and CWC Guidelines on IWRM and River Basin Master Plans.
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