Recent Articles on Linkedin

  1. “Getting the irrigation statistics right” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Meera Pradeep, Mahendra Singh, MVK Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi and Saurabh Kumar on February 15, 2021
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/getting-irrigation-statistics-right-dinesh-kumar/
  2. “Fields of Fire: What can Explain the Ongoing Farmers' Agitation?” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Singh, Nitin Bassi, Sujith K Raman and Saurabh Kumar on December 31, 2020
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/fields-fire-what-can-explain-ongoing-farmers-agitation-dinesh-kumar/?trackingId=KhaWMkDwSzSZPxpoCLeu2w%3D%3D
  3. “From Stubble Burning to Crop Diversification to Groundwater Conservation! by M. Dinesh Kumar, MVK Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi, Mahendra Singh and Sujit K Raman on November 26, 2020
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/from-stubble-burning-crop-diversification-groundwater-dinesh-kumar/?trackingId=D8VLzfdaVucyOjCMCZykGA%3D%3D
  4. “Faulty Schemes and the ‘Experts’ who idolise them” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Yusuf Kabir, Mahendra Singh and Nitin Bassi on September 13, 2020
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/faulty-schemes-experts-who-idolise-them-dinesh-kumar/
  5. “Pitching a Million Ants against a Mighty Elephant: Continuing Saga of Large Dam vs Check Dams” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Singh Verma, MeeraSahasranaman and Nitin Bassi on May 21, 2020
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/pitching-million-ants-against-mighty-elephant-continuing-dinesh-kumar/
  6. “A Deadly Virus and the Birth of New Experts” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Singh Verma and Archana Dinesh on May 8, 2020
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/deadly-virus-birth-new-experts-dinesh-kumar/
  7. “In India, Naive Ideas Rule the Water Sector Today” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Singh Verma and Nitin Bassi on February 16, 2020
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/india-naive-ideas-rule-water-sector-today-dinesh-kumar/
  8. “A New National Water Policy for India?” by M. Dinesh Kumar, MVK Sivamohan and Mahendra Singh Verma on November 18, 2019
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/new-national-water-policy-india-dinesh-kumar/
  9. “India's Groundwater Crisis: A Case of Poor "Diagnosis”” by M. Dinesh Kumar, A Narayanamoorthy and Mahendra Singh Verma on August 28, 2019
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/indias-groundwater-crisis-case-poor-diagnosis-dinesh-kumar/
  10. “Direct Delivery of Energy Subsidy to Farmers in Punjab: Beginning of a New Era of Pervasive Subsidies?” by M. Dinesh Kumar July 31,2019
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/direct-delivery-energy-subsidy-farmers-punjab-beginning-dinesh-kumar/
  11. “Dejargonising India’s Water Management Debate” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Singh Verma and Nitin Bassi on July 16,2019
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dejargonising-indias-water-management-debate-dinesh-kumar/
  12. “Piping Water to Every Household in India by 2024: The Challenges Ahead” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Singh Verma and Nitin Bassion June 18, 2019
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/piping-water-every-household-india-2024-challenges-ahead-dinesh-kumar/
  13. “After the Victory March: Post General Elections-2019” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Singh and NitinBassion May 27, 2019
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/after-victory-march-post-general-elections-2019-dinesh-kumar/
  14. “Governing Water: Misconceptions Galore!” by M. Dinesh Kumar, MVK Sivamohan and Mahendra Sing Verma on April 15, 2019
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/governing-water-misconceptions-galore-dinesh-kumar/
  15. “A Law to Stop Water Theft and a Programme that Institutionalizes 'Robbing Water'” by M. Dinesh Kumaron January 28, 2019
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/law-stop-water-theft-programme-institutionalize-robbing-dinesh-kumar/
  16. “Farm Distress, Loan Waivers and Winning Elections” by M. Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Singh Verma and MVK Sivamohan on December 20, 2018
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/farm-distress-loan-waivers-winning-elections-dinesh-kumar/
  17. “Don’t Burn Your House to Smoke out a Rat” by M. Dinesh Kumar, M. Sahasranaman, Mahendra Singh, MVK Sivamohan& N. Bassion November 8, 2018
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dont-burn-your-house-smoke-out-rat-dinesh-kumar/
  18. “Cracking the da Vinci Code: Secret of Gujarat’s Groundwater Boon” by Dr M Dinesh Kumar and Dr Chris J Perry on September 9, 2018
  19. “Kerala Deluge: Again, the Dams are under Siege” by M Dinesh Kumar and Meera Sahasranaman on August 26, 2018
  20. “Plenty in Scarcity” by M Dinesh Kumar on July 31, 2018.
  21. 'Water Disputes in the Cauvery River Basin, India: What Next?' by Guido Schmidt and Nitin Bassi, available at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/water-disputes-cauvery-river-basin-india-what-next-nitin-bassi