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Ancient civilizations began and flourished on the banks of mighty rivers but, in the developing world, these rivers are severely polluted. The Yamuna is a case in point: the stretch from Delhi to the Chambal confluence is highly polluted, mainly because waste water from Delhi, Mathura, Agra, and Etawah is discharged into the river untreated and...

An outcome of the low level equilibrium in India's urban water sector is that most service providers are not financially viable. The current institutional and regulatory framework, in fact, does not encourage efficiency. Little emphasis exists on performance improvement; rather, the current focus is only on physical expansion of water supply...

Information technology has indeed broken the barriers of time and distance-what is often overlooked is that it has also added a few of its own. To read ink on paper, all it takes is literacy and light: to read text off a PC's monitor, it takes a great deal more. If ICT (information and communication technology) is to serve the rural poor in India,...