Issue Date: Mar 31, 1994
URBAN India faces a water crisis Madras to Jodhpur, most
cities are already facing the
crippling effects of scarcity. There is hardly any city in India that canboast of a 24-hour water supply. But much of this crisis may be totally bogus. And there is no better example than Delhi:
pampered capital of India.
Delhi, Indeed, has a problem as far as water is concerned. But, as the cover story in this issue of Dowm to Earth brings out, the
problem is less of scarcity and more of utter callousness that
grips its administrators and elite