Invite: Seminar on Water for Indian Cities

Water and Jaisalmer

A disturbing phenomenon observed in most developing countries of the world is the failure of city governments in meeting the basic needs of the urban population. It is a well known fact that inadequate levels of infrastructure and services adversely affect the quality of urban life as well as the economic productivity, and affect the process of sustainable development.

Taking note of the implications arising from low levels of urban infrastructure development in Indian Cities, the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), New Delhi in collaboration with the Rosa-Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS), Germany is organizing a Seminar on ‘Water for Indian Cities’.

Date: 6th April, 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 9.30 am
Venue: 20, Rouse Avenue Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110002 (Opp. Bal Bhawan)

The objective of the seminar is to: (i) deliberate on key issues concerning urban water supply including accessibility, reliability, technology, affordability, quantity, quality, storage, drainage, wastage, metering, pricing and cost recovery, etc.; and (ii) take stock of present problems and future policy concerns.

For further information and to participate, contact:

Manish Vaid
20, Rouse Avenue, Institutional Area
New Delhi – 110002
Mobile: 9718852744
Email: manishv(at)

Aastha Kukreti

Aastha Kukreti holds a Master’s degree in Environment Management and her areas of expertise range from waste management, pollution ecology, green audits, ecofeminism, environmental equity and social justice.

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