User: manthankendra Topic: Water Privatization
Category: Private Water Supply
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MP town seeks to reclaim its right to water 22.8.2013 India Together - Environment

An independent committee appointed by the state validates and upholds most of the objections raised by civil society against attempted privatisation of water supply in Khandwa. Shripad Dharmadhikary, Rehmat and Gaurav Dwivedi discuss the report.
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Do not privatise water supply, government urged 10.8.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Do not privatise water supply, government urged
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UP govt may privatise household water supply 25.7.2013 CNN-IBN: India
The Uttar Pradesh government is tinkering with the idea of privatising the household water supply, an official said.
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UP mulls privatising water supply 25.7.2013 Zee News : States
The Uttar Pradesh government is tinkering with the idea of privatising the household water supply, an official said.
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UP mulls privatising water supply 25.7.2013 newindianexpress.com
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Uttar Pradesh mulls privatising water supply 25.7.2013 New Kerala: India News
Lucknow, July 25 : The Uttar Pradesh government is tinkering with the idea of privatising the household water supply, an official said.
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Do not ‘privatise’ drinking water supply, says samiti 16.7.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Do not ‘privatise’ drinking water supply, says samiti
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Not Worth The Parchment? 24.6.2013 Outlook Magazine
All the contracts are generous, but privatised water hasn't really got our cities overflowing with joy
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Panel calls for halt to water privatisation in Khandwa 18.6.2013 Down to Earth

Government committee says town municipality committed irregularities to favour private vendor Vishwaa Utilities; pressure builds to cancel contract

A five-member committee asked to look into objections to a proposal to privatise the water supply of Khandwa town in Madhya Pradesh, has found a number of irregularities in the controversial plan. The committee has called for the agreement between the city municipality and the private vendor, Vishwaa Utilities, to be cancelled. Citizens had registered a record 10,334 objections against the proposed Rs 106.72 crore project.

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‘Don't privatise water supply’ 30.5.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Don't privatise water supply’
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'Water supply not to be privatised' 30.5.2013 newindianexpress.com
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KSSP plans stir to protect paddy fields 23.4.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
KSSP plans stir to protect paddy fields
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GMDA not to privatise city water supply schemes 10.4.2013 The Assam Tribune
GMDA not to privatise city water supply schemes
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Civil bodies protest against 'privatization' of water supply 10.4.2013 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
Several citizens' bodies on Tuesday staged a protest at the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) office, decrying a possible move by the state government to privatize and commercialize upcoming urban water supply projects in Guwahati.
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KWA union against privatisation of water supply 8.4.2013 Zee News : India National
The Kerala Water Authority Employees Union has come out against the Congress-led-UDF government`s move to privatise drinking water supply scheme in the state.
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Bid to privatise water supply scheme flayed 29.3.2013 The Assam Tribune
Bid to privatise water supply scheme flayed
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Privatisation of water supply opposed 23.3.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Privatisation of water supply opposed
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Do we need privatisation of water? 21.3.2013 DNA: Top News
Those who oppose the very concept of privatisation of water argue that nature provides water free of cost and it cannot be owned by anyone.
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Privatising water supply is unconstitutional, Rajinder Sachar tells Sheila Dikshit 29.1.2013 Indian Express: Delhi
Sachar called on Dikshit to discuss govt proposal to privatise supply of water in Delhi.
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Water supply in Kerala to be privatised 26.1.2013 deccanherald.com
Drinking water supply in Kerala is all set to be privatised with the state government giving administrative sanction to launch a company for the purpose.

The government will have 49 per cent stake in the proposed company while the majority 51 per cent will be held by a private player.

The chief minister will be the chairman of the proposed firm and secretaries of water resources, finance and local self-government departments will be members of the board of directors.
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