Once a prosperous region, the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) river basin-inhabited by about a tenth of the world's population-is currently one of the poorest. Large-scale socioeconomic development is urgently needed to ensure the sustainability of the region, and the management of water resources is a crucial part of this. Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna

part |2 pages

Part I System Characteristics

chapter 1|10 pages


chapter 2|46 pages

System Environmental Characteristics

chapter 3|28 pages

Socioeconomic Scene

part |2 pages

Part II Current Development Policy and State

chapter 5|20 pages

Developments in Nepal and Bhutan

chapter 6|28 pages

Post-Independence Development—India

chapter 7|38 pages

Environmental Management in Bangladesh

chapter 8|16 pages

Indo–Nepal and Indo–Bhutan Interaction

chapter 9|20 pages

Indo–Bangladesh Interaction

chapter 10|20 pages

Institutional Setup

part |2 pages

Part III Proposed Revolutionary Policy