West Bengal State Marketing Board
Ninefold Classification of Land in West Bengal by District -Contd
Culturable Waste (In Thousand Hectares)
District 1980-81 1995-96 2000-01 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2006
123 4 5 67 8
West Bengal* 378.10 58.15 37.14 37.74 37.19 34.47 35.56
Burdwan 51.92 8.11 7.53 7.16 9.78 9.84 8.06
Birbhum 31.93 5.98 3.37 3.49 3.32 2.29 3.53
Bankura 63.91 14.06 6.68 4.60 2.34 3.71 4.66
Midnapore East 55.54 4.47 0.84 0.72 0.17 0.06 0.36
Midnapore West .... .... 3.29 5.03 5.07 4.19 5.06
Howrah3.37 0.24 0.26 0.22 0.14 0.13 0.15
Hooghly 7.53 3.15 2.60 1.52 1.37 1.62 1.82
North 24- parganas 7.97 0.01 .... .... .... .... ....
South 24- parganas .... 1.07 1.56 1.98 0.72 0.45 0.12
Nadia 2.64 3.07 1.00 1.54 0.71 0.58 0.72
Murshidabad 7.88 2.88 0.69 0.78 0.86 0.82 0.57
Uttar Dinajpur 8.38 0.59 0.14 1.07 0.41 0.12 0.24
Dakshin Dinajpur.... .... 0.03 0.17 0.08 0.02 0.02
Malda7.12 0.20 0.10 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.10
Jalpaiguri 32.45 0.31 0.24 1.40 0.98 0.78 0.07
Darjeeling 3.95# 1.83 1.68 1.75 1.66 1.38 1.40
Cooch Behar 11.82 2.07 0.75 0.04 0.95 1.41 0.19
Purulia 81.69 10.11 6.38 5.82 8.54 6.36 8.49
Note-
#--->> Siliguri Sub- Division only
* --->> Excluding Kolkata