Report Launch "Mountains of Concrete"

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Monday, January 12, 2009 from 2.30pm to 4pm
India International Centre (Annex), Conference Hall-3
40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003, India

Shripad Dharmadhikary of Manthan Adhyayan Kendra will present his study on dam building in the Himalayas: “Mountains of Concrete: Dam Building in the Himalayas”. It discusses the linkages between climate change and dam-building in the Himalayas, and comprehensively analyses the impacts of the dam building spree on the region’s people, ecosystems, and economy. The report has been published by International Rivers.

Ratan Bhandari from Water & Energy Users’ Federation Nepal will present the impacts of the India-driven hydropower program in Nepal.

Key Speakers include: Shri Surya P Sethi (Principle Advisor (Energy), Planning Commission) and Shri Mahesh Rangrajan (Delhi University).

You are requested to join us for tea/coffee after the launch. 

Please RSVP to Swarup Bhattacharyya, 

South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People & International Rivers