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Friday, November 26, 2021

Mihir Shah

Mihir Shah writer was member, Planning Commission from 2009-14.

What India’s new water policy seeks to deliver
Sat, Oct 30, 2021

Mihir Shah writes: It calls for multi-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder approach to water management.

India’s water problem has a simple solution
Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Reducing its use in agriculture is the most effective way of solving India’s water problem.

Jal Shakti ministry needs to make urgent course corrections for paradigm shift in water management
Sat, Jul 06, 2019

The FM has rightly spoken of a “focus on integrated demand and supply side management of water at the local level, including source sustainability and management of household wastewater for reuse in agriculture”.

Push irrigation, not dams
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

We can add millions of hectares to irrigated land without building a single new dam. We just need to adopt a different method of managing the water already stored in them.

Chuck the BPL card
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

SECC opens the door to step away from the poverty line as a criterion for government benefits.

The Planning Commission, in practice
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

Despite the bureaucratic mindset, there are also tremendous positive effects.

A reinvention on track
Mon, Oct 10, 2011

The Planning Commission is deeply reflecting on its role.