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Sustainable Drinking Water Supply In Pune Metropolitan Region: Alternative Policies

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  • Sanjay RODE

    () (Center for Development Alternatives, Ahmedabad, Gujarat India)

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The demand of drinking water is continuously increasing in the Pune Metropolitan Region. Growth of rapid urbanization, population, commercial units, institutions, IT and BT and township planning are the major factors. Supply of drinking water is planned according to the growth of population but the coverage and equitable distribution of water is low. Water loss during transmission and distribution is also higher. Private sector participation is most urgent need to reduce water leakages, improve the coverage and equitable distribution of water in Pune Metropolitan Region. Restructuring tariff will improve the water use and reduce wastage.

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  • Sanjay RODE, 2009. "Sustainable Drinking Water Supply In Pune Metropolitan Region: Alternative Policies," Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management, Research Centre in Public Administration and Public Services, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 4(1S), pages 48-59, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:terumm:v:4:y:2009:i:1s:p:48-59
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    1. Sanjay RODE, 2014. "Drinking Water Supply Management Through Public Participation In Municipal Councils Of Pune District," Management Research and Practice, Research Centre in Public Administration and Public Services, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 6(1), pages 79-98, March.
    2. Sanjay RODE, 2009. "Equitable Distribution Of Drinking Water Supply In Municipal Corporations In Thane District," Management Research and Practice, Research Centre in Public Administration and Public Services, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 1(1), pages 14-25, December.

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    Keywords

    Metropolitan Region; Equitable distribution; Infrastructure;

    JEL classification:

    • R15 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Econometric and Input-Output Models; Other Methods
    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
    • Q53 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Noise; Hazardous Waste; Solid Waste; Recycling

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