Project Profile

Project Title Review of current practices in determining user charges and incorporation of economic principles of pricing
Project Code 2009IA02
Project Status Completed
End Date November 2011
Sponsor(s) Ministry of Urban Development
Division Resources, Regulation and Global Security
Executive Summary Full Text

TERI has been recognised as a Centre of Excellence by Ministry of Urban Development. As part of the activities of this Centre, oneof the areas in which TERI will be undertaking research is thew ater sector. TERI will prepare draft guidelines/principles for setting tariffs for water and sanitation services drawing from experience of those municipal corporations where steps have been taken to rationalize tariffs as well as the experience of tariff setting in the electricity sector. Further, TERI will also undertake a pilot exercise to determine water charges in one Municipal Body.