Indus Waters and Social Change


by Saiyid Ali Naqvi


Publisher: The Little Book Company


350 .00 RS


Saiyid Ali Naqvi

About Book

Indus Waters and Social Change is a study of the impact of the harnessing of the Indus Waters on the evolution and development of the fabrics of society in the region from pre-history times to present times. His career in water resources development and management covered the large dams and irrigation projects in Pakistan and included major projects in China, Sri Lanka, Nepal and the Philippines. In his remarkable book, Indus Waters and Social Change, which follows the Indus in its journey from around 7000 BC to the present times as the social and economic change agent, Naqvi argues the thesis that the process of social change is inextricably linked to the harnessing of the Indus Waters.

About Author

Saiyid Ali Naqvi’s wealth of knowledge in water resources development, particularly in the Indus Basin, is informed by experience which spans 58 years (CEA, WAPDA and the Asian Development Bank) and includes his professional career and research in writing Indus Waters and Social Change. The book is a study of the impact of the harnessing of the Indus Waters on the evolution and development of the fabrics of society in the region from pre-history times to present times. His career in water resources development and management covered the large dams and irrigation projects in Pakistan Mangla and Tarbela Dams and the Chashma Right Bank Canal and included major projects in China, Sri Lanka, Nepal and the Philippines. In his remarkable book, Indus Waters and Social Change, which follows the Indus in its journey from around 7000 BC to the present times as the social and economic change agent, Naqvi argues the thesis that the process of social change is in extricably linked to the harnessing of the Indus Waters.