The database has been developed as a part of Manthan Adhyayan Kendra's engagement in comprehensive monitoring, research and analysis of policies, programs and projects relating to privatisation/commercialisation of water sector.
These database files include a tabular summary of the privatisation/ reforms projects in various states in water supply, sanitation, sewerage and solid waste management categories. These categories are linked to specific sections and projects using a hyperlink. Under specific projects the information has been kept in chronological order wherever available with project name, features, references, project update and related links forming the last part of each update.
In particular, the database comprises of four parts –
- Part I: Database of Private Hydropower Projects in India
- Part II: Database of Private Water Supply, Sewerage and Solid Waste Management projects
- Part III: Database of Water Sector Reforms projects in India - These reforms are being undertaken in various states of India, initiated as part of World Bank and/or Asian Development Bank loans, typically involve commercialisation and marketisation of the water sector, along with private sector participation.
- Part IV: Failed privatisation projects in water sector from various countries across the world