Water: private, limited - issues in privatisation, corporatisation and commercialisation of water sector in India

This booklet attempts to present: key issues in privatisation and commercialisation of water; global experiences of the promises and practices of privatisation, an overview of privatisation projects in the country, a broad picture of the commercialisation of the water sector under the reforms program, impacts of privatisation and commercialisation and emerging resistance, key players including the World Bank and Asian Development Bank and the roles played by them, and possible options to privatisation.