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The Urban Environmental Crisis in India

New Initiatives in Safe Water and Waste Management

Editor(s): Radha Goyal, Ashish Jain, Shyamli Singh

Book Description

This volume represents a unique collection of thoughts, ideas, views and visions of a number of water management experts. The book envisions long-lasting practices in safe water and waste management by talking to local community members, governments, and business owners, in order to find out how they live and what they need to feel healthy, safe, empowered, and successful.

The sheer diversity of subjects, strength of arguments, force of articulation and the breadth of vision offered here is sure to provoke the reader to think about India. It highlights that the future of the emerging urban society lies in the proper management of waste and not in mere disposal. It comprehensive index facilitates easy reference and accessibility to the reader. As such, it will be useful for policy makers, administrators, research scholars and other stakeholders.


ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-7960-6
ISBN-10: 1-4438-7960-6
Date of Publication: 01/06/2017
Pages / Size: 359 / A5
Price: £76.99


Shyamli Singh is Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, India, and she is a coordinator at the Centre for Environment and Climate Change. She has a PhD in the field of environmental management and has published several textbooks, articles and monographs, as well as research papers in national and international journals.

Radha Goyal is Deputy Director at the Indian Pollution Control Association, New Delhi, India. She has more than fourteen years of research experience in the field of air pollution and health, with specialisation in indoor air quality and exposure assessment. She has published several works in national and international journals.

Ashish Jain is a postgraduate in the field of environmental science and is the Founder Director of the Indian Pollution Control Association. He has fifteen years of experience in solid waste management and environmental education.