Journal Articles

  1. Kumar, M.D., Reddy, V.R., Narayanamoorthy, A., Bassi, N. and James, A.J. (2017). Rainfed areas: Poor definition and flawed solutions. International Journal of Water Resources Development, published online Jan 2017. DOI: 10.1080/07900627.2017.1278680
  2. Bassi, N. and Kumar, M.D. (2017). Water quality index as a tool for wetland restoration. Water Policy, published online 17 February 2017. DOI: 10.2166/wp.2017.099
  3. Kumar, M.D. (2016). Proposing a solution to India’s water crisis: ‘paradigm shift’ or pushing outdated concepts?. International Journal of Water Resources Development, pp.1-9, published online 11 November 2016.
  4. Saleth, R.M., Bassi, N. and Kumar, M.D. (2016). Role of Institutions, Infrastructures, and Technologies in Meeting Global Agricultural Water Challenge. Choices, 31(3), pp.1-7.
  5. Kumar, M.D. (2016). Distressed Elephants: Policy Initiatives for Sustainable Groundwater Management in India. IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review, 5(1), pp.51-62.
  6. Kumar, M.D., Bassi, N., Kishan, K. S., Chattopadhyay, S., and Ganguly, A. (2016). Rejuvenating Tanks in Telangana. Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. 51, No. 34, pp.30-34.
  7. Kumar, M.D. and Pandit, C.M. (2016). India’s water management debate: Is the ‘civil society’ making it everlasting?. International Journal of Water Resources Development, pp.1-14.
  8. Kumar, M.D. (2016). Irrigation sector ‘Turnaround’ in Madhya Pradesh? Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. 51, No. 19.
  9. Bassi, N. (2016). Implications of Institutional Vacuum in Wetland Conservation for Water Management. IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review, 5(1), pp.41-50.
  10. Bassi, N. (2015). Irrigation and energy nexus: Solar pumps are not viable. Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. 50, No. 10, pp63-66.
  11. Kumar, M.D., Jagadeesan, S., and Sivamohan, M.V.K. (2014). Positive Externalities of Irrigation from the Sardar Sarovar Project for farm production and domestic water supply. International Journal of Water Resources Development, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp91-109.
  12. Bassi, N.; Kumar, M.D.; Sharma, A. and Pardha-Saradhi, P. (2014). Status of wetlands in India: A review of extent, ecosystem benefits, threats and management strategies. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies 2 (2014): 1-19.
  13. Kumar, M.D. and Niranjan, V. (2014). Determinants and Motivational Factors for Adoption of Improved Latrines: Study from Rural Andhra Pradesh. The Asian Journal: Journal of Transport and Infrastructure, Vol 1, No.1, pp18-26.
  14. Kumar, M.D. Bassi, N. Sivamohan, M.V.K. and Venkatachalam, L. (2013). Agriculture in west Bengal: Can the new policies trigger a second green revolution? Review of Development & Change 18 (1).
  15. Bassi, N. (2014). Assessing potential of water rights and energy pricing in making groundwater use for irrigation sustainable in India. Water Policy, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp442-453.
  16. Kumar, M.D. and van Dam, J. (2013).Drivers of Change in Agricultural Water Productivity and its Improvement at Basin-Scale in Developing Economies, Water International, DOI:10.1080/02508060.2013.793572.
  17. Bassi, N and Niranjan, V. (2013) Traditional and Modern Systems for Addressing Water Security: Impacts of Khadins and Sub-surface Dykes in Arid Environment Western Rajasthan. Review of Development and Change, Vol XVIII, No.2, pp131-148.
  18. Kumar, M.D., Scott, C.A., and Singh, O.P. (2013). Can India raise agricultural water productivity while reducing ground water and energy use? International Journal of Water Resources Development, DOI:10.1080/07900627.2012.743957.
  19. Kumar, M.D., Sivamohan, M.V.K. and Narayanamoorthy, A. (2012). The Food Security Challenge of the food-land-water nexus in India. Food Security, 4 (4):539-556.
  20. Kumar, M.D. (2012). Does corporate agribusiness have a positive role in global food and water security? Water International, 37 (3):341-345.
  21. Bassi, N. and Kumar, M.D. (2012). Addressing the civic challenges: Perspective on the Institutional Change for sustainable urban water management in India. Environment and Urbanization Asia, 3(1):165-183.
  22. Mukherjee, S. and Kumar, M.D. (2012), Economic valuation of a multiple use wetland water system: A case study from India. Water Policy, 14(1):80-98.
  23. Kumar, M.D., Narayanamoorthy, A., Bassi, N. and Niranjan, V. (2011), Addressing Agricultural Water Management Challenges in the Twelfth Plan, Some Pointers, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 66, No.3.
  24. Kumar, M.D., Bassi, N., Sivamohan, M.V.K. and Niranjan, V. (2011), Employment Guarantee and its environmental impact: Are the claims valid? Economic and Political Weekly 46(34), pp 69-71.
  25. Kumar, M.D. and Bassi, N. (2011), Ghost workers and invisible dams, The great Indian Dream 1 (2), pp14-17.
  26. Kumar, M.D., Scott, C.A. and Singh, O.P. (2011), Inducing the shift from flat-rate or free agricultural power to metered supply, Implications of ground water depletion and power sector viability in India. Journal of Hydrology 409 (2011), pp 382-394.
  27. Bassi, N. and Kumar M.D. (2011). Can Sector Reforms improve efficiency? Insight from irrigation management transfer in Central India. International Journal of Water Resources Development 27(4), pp 709-721.
  28. Kumar M.D., Sivamohan, M.V.K. and Narayanamoorthy, A. (2011) Turning India’s irrigation Portrait Upside Down: Dominant Views and Realities, Indian Economy Review, Vol. VII Quarterly Issue, 1st January 2011.
  29. Kumar, M.D., Singh, O.P. and Sivamohan, M.V.K. (2010) Have Diesel Price hikes actually led to Farmer Distress in India? Water International, 35 (3):270-284.
  30. Bassi, N., Rishi, P. and Choudhury, N. (2010). Institutional organizers and collective action: The case of water users’ associations in Gujarat, India. Water International, 35(1), 18-33.