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Inter-State Rivers: Management, Development and Dispute Resolution

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780198070818
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080762 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0003
Inter-State Rivers: Management, Development and Dispute Resolution

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The regulation, management, and development of water resources in general comes within the purview of state governments. This chapter covers three issues — the management and development of inter-state rivers, the adjudication of inter-state water disputes, and interbasin transfers of water. While the first two issues are covered by specific statutes, the third issue is not covered under any specific law and is still largely at a preliminary planning stage.

Keywords: water resources management; inter-state water disputes; inter-state rivers; interbasin water transfers

Chapter.  6500 words. 

Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law

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