• Economics
  • Published 1990

Evaluating large dams in India.

  title={Evaluating large dams in India.},
  author={Sudhir Kumar Singh},
Three positions may be identified in the debate around large dams in India: one, that the huge social costs are paid by one section while thie benefits accrue to others; two, that while the concept of large dams is acceptable, there ought to be proper treatment meted out to the environment; three, that there is nothing wrong with big dams. This paper examines these three positionslusing cost-benefit methodology but including environmental and social implications and touches upon 'alternatives… CONTINUE READING