A tribute to Ramaswamy R Iyer

Ramaswamy_2544659fRamaswamy R Iyer (who passed away on 9th September 2015) was a civil servant but he was constantly posing questions to accepted wisdom on issues relating to water. His body of work and frequent interventions on matters of public policy relating to water came to represent an alternative view that lays stress on efficient use, respect for the environment and finding solutions to water conflicts. Officialdom had no use for him but his imprint on how to think about water will be permanent.

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