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Irrigation Water Pricing in India as a Means to Conserve Water Resources: Challenges and Potential Future Opportunities

  • Sriroop Chaudhuri (a1) and Mimi Roy (a1)
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*Author for correspondence: Prof. Sriroop Chaudhuri, Email: schaudhuri@jgu.edu.in

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Irrigation Water Pricing in India as a Means to Conserve Water Resources: Challenges and Potential Future Opportunities

  • Sriroop Chaudhuri (a1) and Mimi Roy (a1)

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