New book:"Jalyatra: Exploring India's Traditional Water Management Systems"

jalyatra-final.jpgThe book published by Penguin India, explores traditional water management systems in 8 states of India, including Delhi, and is written as a travelogue. It looks at what existed, how it fell apart and what has been done to revive it. Photographs of various traditional water management systems in various parts of India are included. The 265 page book is priced at Rs 295. Its research took two and a half years and travel throughout India, visits to dozens of NGOs and hundreds of villages, and interviews with many others. The author looks forward to your feedback and comments on the book. More details and ordering information are available from the Penguin website, access here: Jalyatra Author contact information: Nitya Jacob

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