A participatory approach is seen as viable means for achieving long lasting consensus and management of resources. Participation is about taking responsibility, recognizing the effect of sectoral action on other users and accepting need for change to improve the efficiency and allow sustainable development of resources(TAC, GWP 2000: 15).
GSDA Phase III -– Participatory Mode
(Year 2000 onwards)
A few discrepancies of the last 50 years of water resource development and management in the State brought about certain critical challenges requiring immediate attention. The winds of change accommodating participatory approach, that have swept organisations across the world, reached GoM in 2000 when it adopted the sector reform approach in Water Supply and Sanitation Sector. Current chapter discusses in detail the process and challenges GSDA faced in ultimately accommodating participatory approach.
To face new challenges of sector reform and ensure the future welfare of its entire people, State planned to create a new institutional arrangement at various levels to guide and regulate water resources management, to decentralize the responsibility for water resources planning, development, management, and operation and maintenance functions. Various committee reports also recommended community participation in GSDA’s arena.
Katti Committee (1986) gave stress on community based water budgeting whereas Maharashtra Water and Irrigation Commission (19...
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This would be a new era in GW management. GSDA’s role will be very crucial. The organisation took tremendous efforts in making the draft bill. It organised many workshops to interact with NGOs and experts on this issue. It had several meetings with Principle Secretary and Law Department. As a Director of GSDA during that period, I had an opportunity to work hard in this matter and I am witness to the entire process of policymaking.
GSDA needs appropriate political and bureaucratic support to perform the new community oriented role. It needs to be strengthened bureaucratically by creating a separate wing to look after these participatory activities. Then only it will pave the way for sustainable management of precious natural resource. The role and arrangement of organisation that has been modified since its formation is depicted in figure 2.
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