UPSC Practice recommends River interlinking plan to ‘benefit’ industry along DMIC, water starve Maharashtra farms.
By Parineeta Dandekar* Pictures above have been taken five days apart. One would think the Inter-Linking of River (ILR) projects entail transferring water from the bountiful right to the thirsty left. In the case of Damanganga-Vaitarna-Godavari Link, it means the opposite: transferring water from the dry Mokhada to the verdant Dev Nadi in Sinnar. Like many ILR projects, it highlights the farce