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We wish him all the luck!” the Dynamos said in their official twitter handle with a picture of him and his brief profile The lion has just walked in Please #WelcomeCoach @maportugal55 Miguel ngel Portugal to the denWe wish him all the luck #RoarWithTheLions pictwittercom/Bn1CE4402b — Delhi Dynamos FC (@DelhiDynamos) 29 June 2017 61-year-old Miguel is a hugely experienced man as a player and as a coach He earned 27 caps for Real Madrid between 1979 to 1983 winning the La Liga and Spanish Cup in 1979-80 and the Spanish Cup in 1981-82 He has managed La Liga outfits Racing de Santander and Real Valladolid Miguel started managing in the mid-90s returning to Real Madrid to be in charge of its C and B sides In 1999 he started in the second division with CD Toledo but was fired after only a couple of months Later Miguel served as technical director of Real Madrid In November 2008 he was set to take over as manager of the first team following the sacking of Bernd Schuster but president Ramon Calderon preferred Juande Ramos instead Miguel’s last job was as manager of Algerian top division side Club Sportif Constantinois He left the club in December last year For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Surjit S Bhalla Prasanthi Ramakrishnan | Updated: February 18 2015 8:56 am While the AAP’s focus on universal access to water is commendable its economic plan for free water is not Related News The recently announced results of the Delhi election shocked everyone — probably even Arvind Kejriwal himself The overwhelming mandate of 67 out of 70 seats has put immense pressure and responsibility on Kejriwal and the AAP to follow through with their promises The Jan Lokpal Bill full statehood to Delhi free WiFi 15 lakh CCTV cameras free bijli-paani are just some of the populist promises contained in a 70-point manifesto Was the resounding AAP victory because of its populism or something else — especially the frustration and anger at the non-delivery of basic services for all residents rich poor and the middle class Add the inefficient and corrupt practices followed by the MCD (BJP-ruled) and the hafta practices of Delhi Police and you have a solid basis for booting out the old and drafting in the new Therefore while policies targeted at the poor are always welcome they are reminiscent of the practices of old government (all puns intended) and not the new promised by the AAP From the latter we expect delivery and performance Of the 70-point programme we intend to examine in some detail the “intellectual” and “economic” origins of one of the AAP’s defining policies — free water for all Water is a necessity Its demand is little influenced by price or income While the AAP’s focus on universal access to water is commendable its economic plan for free water is not The AAP policy of free “lifeline water” is the provision of 20 kilolitres (kl) of free water per month to every household with a metered connection But according to a 2013 CAG report nearly 25 per cent of the households (83 lakh households) did not have access to piped water (see table) Unlikely that those without access to water were not poor; according to a poverty line that is 50 per cent above the Tendulkar poverty line 25 per cent of the residents of Delhi are absolutely poor And the AAP policy of free water does zilch to help these most needy residents at this point in time Among these water-free households 62 lakh were provided water through tankers with an average per capita supply of only 382 litres per day Moreover 62 per cent of these households do not receive any water through tankers or piped connections But like Marie Antoinette these residents are supposed to drink tea from imaginary free water supplied to them by the AAP Free water for the rich and the middle class but not the poor But there are further problems with the AAP’s pro-poor (but in name only) water policy Any additional consumption (over 20 kl) would result in the household having to pay for the entire amount of water consumed that is anyone consuming 201 kl would pay for 201 kl as opposed to the additional 01 kl This is in essence an “infinite tax” policy the likes of which has never been practised in the world not even in the world of voodoo economics Instead of reducing corruption this policy will lead to greater corruption — households will have an incentive to tamper with meters to ensure that they show less consumption than the infinite tax level So from where did the AAP get its idea of provision of free water Extensive perusal of the literature does yield an example of a very distant but “similar” water policy More than a decade ago in 2000 President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa (SA) outlined the following water policy: All poor South Africans should receive 6 kl of water for free per month; for any additional consumption the household would be charged for the entire amount An infinite tax yes — but a non-binding one Note that the SA limit of 6 kl is less than one-third of the AAP level (20 kl) Also the SA policy was based on a household size of eight as opposed to five for the AAP Converting these numbers into per person per day (pppd) values SA’s policy mandated 25 litres pppd whereas the AAP’s policy is almost six times that value — 135 litres pppd Most importantly there was clear targeting of poor people in the SA policy The AAP policy on the other hand targets the rich and results in a transfer of money from the larger size poorer households to the smaller size richer households (see table) The AAP policy is a “reverse Robin Hood” strategy plain and simple (see ‘Kejriwal’s waterfront’ IE January 4 2014) So how is this policy any different from the ill-conceived and ill-fated “dole-economics” of the Congress-UPA Our suggestion is to scrap the free water policy for all and instead target poor localities and the localities with no access to piped water Ideally the poor should not have a problem paying for water as they are currently paying exorbitant amounts to procure water from tankers This targeting is one of the easiest to achieve as poorer localities are already known and thus can be effortlessly directed through the water connection Such targeting would be as straightforward as imposing a head tax that is impossible to avoid and impossible to arbitrate Water is unlikely to be carried from poor localities to the rich (Incidentally the head tax is so named because if someone did not pay then a simple medieval solution was “off with their head”) If the AAP government is able to provide piped water connections to all then that itself will be a big achievement While Kejriwal has stated that “all group housing societies that are not connected with [the] DJB supply network shall be connected with the DJB water pipes within a month of formation of the AAP government” it has to ensure the same for all of Delhi And this will not be cheap A statement by the AAP after the Delhi budget in 2014 said: “Even by the most conservative estimates at least Rs 3000 crore would be required to lay down the network for piped water in just some parts of the city” With the free water policy as well this amount will rise to approximately Rs 3500 crore That is almost 10 per cent of the current budget in Delhi While there is no doubt that the AAP has chosen issues that are relevant to the people through its Delhi Dialogue series it is not clear whether much research was carried out to design its policies If it had it would not be enunciating voodoo policies for problems that can be tackled in a straightforward manner There is simply no need political or economic to provide free water A basic question: what would the poor prefer — free or cheap water for two hours or water all day at a higher price or equivalently electricity 24/7 or two hours of electricity for half the price Along with its other promises (the more sensible ones) such as water accounting and quality monitoring building community toilets improving education and health infrastructure adequate street lighting the new AAP government will be in a severe financial crunch if doesn’t start prioritising on what policies are actually effective and will benefit Delhi in the long term (or at least in the next five years) Populism does not pay — it never does Time for the AAP to start concentrating on delivery and performance If it does both the AAP and Delhi will benefit enormously Bhalla is co-author with Ankur Choudhary of the recently released book ‘Criconomics: Everything You Wanted to Know About ODI Cricket and More’ Prasanthi is an economist at Oxus Investments For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai – The government is working on a new agriculture insurance scheme to ensure farmers are not left at the mercy of rains Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday even as he hoped "rain gods will be kinder this year" and help check the prices of pulses and other food products He also expressed confidence that the economy was moving on an accelerated growth trajectory while higher tax revenues improving macroeconomic fundamentals and ongoing reforms make 8-10 percent growth "eminently achievable" Monsoon was above normal in June with 25 percent excess rainfall despite a late arrival as well as a drought-like prediction and the rest of the monsoon may also be good he said Finance minister Arun Jaitley "It appears that the rain gods may be kinder this year to us The farm department has informed me that with better rainfalls in most parts of the country even for pulses which at the moment are a cause of concern productivity is likely to be much higher this year "I hope their estimates turn out to be true" he said Speaking at the Nabard Foundation Day function here Jaitley said the "silver lining" is that revenue collection situation is expected to be more comfortable than last year He said with the ongoing reform process proposed GST increased infrastructure investment and emphasis on smart cities 8-10 percent GDP growth is very much "in the sight" Allaying fears of any poor monsoon-driven troubles for the farmers and the consumers Jaitley said the government has taken a number of initiatives including the recently announced Rs 50000 crore programme for a national irrigation Promising more sustainable measures for the farm sector so that the farmers are not left to the mercy of rain gods Jaitley said "hopefully in the near future a viable and vibrant insurance scheme will be in place for farmers Jaitley said India needs higher growth as well as redistribution of resources "We need higher growth on one hand and we need to flag the concerns of the economy in those sections where the benefits of that growth process must reach first" The new agriculture insurance scheme will cover all the inputs put by a farmer into his farm as also the loans taken by him "Dr Ashok Gulati (Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture at Icrier) just now made a very valuable presentation to the Finance Ministry where he came out with a doable and effectiveinsurance programme wherein the farmer is able to at least recover the basic inputs that he puts in in the events of uncertainties created by more than one reasons" Jaitley said The present crop insurance schemes cover only the loans which a farmer has taken from banks Noting that the agriculture sector presents its own set of challenges with successive low rate of growth over the years he admitted "We have been unable to ensure even a 4 percent growth consistently in the field of agriculture" "With productivity levels reasonably low and 85 percent farmers being small and marginal the agriculture sector is afflicted by higher input costs low level of irrigation high indebtedness absence of an effective insurance mechanism and adverse impacts of climate change" he said The Met department has predicted a 13 percent fall in monsoon this season While the June rainfall was 25 percent in excess of the average July so far has been over 50 percent deficient Many international agencies have forecast a strong El Nino effect on the rainfall season in the year and even a possible drought "And I can tell you that this is only the beginning. I am full confident that with the economy likely to move up in the next few years resources will be available. "We are fairly clear about the fact that a large part of investment will have to go into agriculture mitigating this rural distress and indebtedness of the farmer" he said Speaking at the same event RBI Deputy Governor H R Khan also said the government is working on the new insurance schemes for farmers and the central bank has also sent its comment on it "We have national insurance we have modified national insurance and now we are going for weather-based insurance cover and there is a talk about income insurance for farmers which has become a major issue" Khan said He said the cost to the government in subsiding for such insurance schemes will not be large if there is willingness to do it Khan however warned against frequent farm loan waivers and said that "prevention is better than the cure" PTI Written by Agencies | London | Published: June 29 2011 12:27 pm Related News Former ‘Baywatch’ star Pamela Anderson has been sued for $225 million by her former boyfriendLaurence Hallierfor allegedly failing to promote the sale of his apartments Hallierwho is a property developerhas claimed that the 43-year-old actress was sued for the hefty amount which represented losses from the unsold units at the Panorama Towers in Las Vegas Anderson has also been accused of cancelling her meetings connected with the venturereported Contact music Hallier’s lawsuit comes after Anderson filed a claim against her ex-boyfriend for not handing over the condominium he promised her for promoting the development In her suitAnderson was entitled to a $1 million if she doesn’t get the propertya claim denied by Hallier The couple had an on/off affair for some timebefore they finally called it quits last year The ‘Barb Wire’ starwho has two childrenBrandon15and Dylan13from her marriage to ‘Motley Crue’ rocker Tommy Leehas battled money problems in recent years and moved into a trailer park last year while her home in MalibuCaliforniawas being renovated The boys and me love the trailer parkit’s a special communitywe’re happy here? with the same knife when she tried to save her husband. will stand up and fight against him. The densely populated city has also been proposed as a possible venue for Australia’s successful Big Bash League, who get a chance to play with and against international players,as well as the undefinable something that Marilyn brought to the screen ?

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