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India must leverage the Indus Water Treaty for progress

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  • March 23, 2021

    The Opinion Piece of Dr. Uttam Sinha, Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, titled ‘India must leverage the Indus Water Treaty for progress’ has been published in the Hindustan Times on March 23, 2021.

    The provisions of the treaty entitled for India on the western rivers remain woefully unutilised both in terms of storage capacity and hydropower generation. After the effective abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, the current government, which realises water as a mean to socioeconomic ends, has fast-tracked a number of multi-purpose river projects in Kashmir, writes Dr. Sinha.

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