Groundwater management and ownership: rejoinder: discussion
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Shah, Tushaar. 2008. Groundwater management and ownership: rejoinder: discussion. Economic and Political Weekly, 43(17): 116-119.
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Although a lot more needs to be done to evolve a better strategy for managing the groundwater economy, a copybook transposition of the Californian and Spanish formula as argued in these columns 'Groundwater Management and Ownership' (February 16) seems na?ve, even disingenuous. A groundwater governance regime for a country like India cannot be dealt with only from the earth science perspective but involves a broader grasp of the organisation of the groundwater economy and its underlying socio-economic dynamics.