Amrita Faculty Members on How Low-Income Communities Work Together to Quench Their Thirst

Professor Dr. Amalendu Jothishi and Assistant Professor Dr. Deepika M. G. of Amrita School of Business, Bengaluru campus, along with another student from Azim Premji University, have shed light on the growing demand for water and how the poorer sections of the city have managed to adapt to the crisis. While it is undeniable that inadequate supply of potable water affects all, it is the poor and marginalised who are the most affected in a situation of scarcity. Not only do they end up paying more to access potable water, but the fact that they have to deal with irregular public water supply in their neighbourhoods is also a source of conflict.