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eBook Large dams in India: Environmental, social economic impacts ePub

  • ISBN: 8186641165
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Indian Institute of Public Adminsitration (2002)
  • Pages: 338
  • ePub book: 1689 kb
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Environmental and social impacts of large dams in India/Shekhar Singh, Raman Mehta, Vishaish Uppal, Asmita Kabra, Bansuri Taneja and Prabhakar Rao : 1. Introduction. 2. Environmental impacts. A one stop shop for books from India. We can supply any title published in India by any publisher. We have an extensive annotated catalogue of books on the web. We have been supplying books from India to University Libraries, Art Museums, Botanical Gardens world wide for the past thirty years. Visit Seller's Storefront. Terms of Sale: We check every book for page mistake before they are shipped out.

PDF This study of India's large dams is set in the dual context of state politics and social classes.

Economic, environmental, social, and political concerns have been raised about the TGD project, both before . The environmental impacts associated with large scale dams often have significant negative impacts on the environment. The Three Gorges Dam is no different.

Economic, environmental, social, and political concerns have been raised about the TGD project, both before the project was launched and in recent years. One of the strongest and most consistent arguments made by project proponents has been that the electricity produced by the dam would otherwise be produced by dirty Chinese coal-burning power plants, with their serious environmental impacts.

Large dams are often criticized because of their negative environmental and social impacts: changes in water and food security, increases in communicable diseases, and the social disruption caused by construction and involuntary resettlement. Published in 1999, the first of these articles shows that communities living close to dams often do not benefit from water transfer and electricity generation revenues. A comprehensive health component is therefore required in environmental and social impact assessments for large dam projects.

The need for building large dams and storage schemes is felt more acutely here. It was perhaps in the World Environment Conference at Stockhome in 1972 that the social, economic and environmental impacts of large dams were brought into focus

The need for building large dams and storage schemes is felt more acutely here. In India, Sardar Sarovar Project has been arousing much controversy and bitter campaigns since the late 80s, so much so that the World Bank had to step back from funding the project, in 1990, because of pressures from certain groups. It was perhaps in the World Environment Conference at Stockhome in 1972 that the social, economic and environmental impacts of large dams were brought into focus. Now rehabilitation is not that much a problem for the tribal, its rather an opportunity for them as Right to Development can never be less important than the other basic human rights.

Most adverse social and environmental impacts of dams were, till recently, ignored. Even now, such impacts are only partly reflected in the project’s financial and economic analyses. While a financial analysis might reflect the direct costs of reforestation, catchment area treatment or of relocating and rehabilitating project affected persons (PAPs), many other costs remain unacknowledged. Also, many of the environmental and social costs do not lend themselves easily to financial quantification. Social impacts are the overarching impacts; all economic and environmental impacts also have social.

Large dams can remarkably effect on the environment as a non- Iran.

Large dams can remarkably effect on the environment as a non-. that we will investigate some ways to deal with the effects and. finally we will separately examine the use of several small dams.

Large dams initially conceived of as 'temples of modern India' in the Nehruvian era came under increasing criticism in the later years due to social and ecological concerns

Large dams initially conceived of as 'temples of modern India' in the Nehruvian era came under increasing criticism in the later years due to social and ecological concerns. This book is an in-depth study of possibly the most well-known multi-purpose river valley project in north India, the Bhakra-Nangal Project. One of the first scientific of a completed project in India, it examines how far the stated objectives of the project have been fulfilled.

The complexities of the imbalances between the 'losers' and the 'winners' in the distribution of the benefits of large dams are the main issues in formulating the parameters of equity . Explore Our Debate Kit on Hydel Projects in India.

The complexities of the imbalances between the 'losers' and the 'winners' in the distribution of the benefits of large dams are the main issues in formulating the parameters of equity principles. Gender is one layer in this complexity, and is one of the most basic aspects of a realistic impacts assessment. Gender is fundamental to equity and distribution.