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WaterAid India develops a wide range of publications including technical reports, policy briefs, operations research, qualitative evaluations, good practice documents, and IEC materials. Available here are these publications for your reading and review.

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Water for All? Implementation of ADB’s Water Policy in India

A research study carried out under a three-country (Bangladesh, India, Nepal) study to provide an independent input for the ADB’s own initiated Water Policy Implementation Review.

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Drinking water and sanitation status in India

An assessment of the drinking water and sanitation situation in the country in terms of coverage and financing gaps, if any, keeping the targets of the Millennium Development Goals as a benchmark for this assessment.

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Profiling “Informal City” of Delhi

An attempt to understand the context in which the urban poor come to Delhi and live there. It analyses the potential programming options and reviews urban development programmes and projects, functioning of institutions and policies, trends in terms of access to minimum services (water and sanitation).

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Taxing bathtubs, reviving rivers and saving turtles: Impressions from the State level Jal Chaupal in Uttar Pradesh

AVINASH KUMAR Do you know, if you see turtles hanging around a river, it’s a sure sign that the river is living? Do you know that rivers retain their surface levels drawing from the groundwater? ‘Can we ask the government to levy a small tax on the sale of bathtubs in this country? If nothing, it will force people to think about how much water they are using without bothering where it is coming from!’     The last suggestion came from Vikram Singh, a Member of Legislative Assembly from Fatehpur Cantt constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Many such riveting and revealing...

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