Sustainable development of water resources in Northeast India
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Published by Akansha Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Congresses,
  • Water resources development,
  • Sustainable development

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About the Edition

Papers presented at a symposium on "Sustainable development of water resources in Barak Valley", held at Assam University on 24th March 2010.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [170]-183) and index.

Statementedited by J.B. Bhattacharjee, Abhik Gupta, Niranjan Roy
LC ClassificationsHD1698.I42 B37 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24841046M
ISBN 108183702724
ISBN 109788183702720
LC Control Number2011321606

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