West Bengal State Marketing Board

               Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of Bankura

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 105.54 20.84 1.02 1.32 5.95 37.88 2.44 2.45 4.90 182.34
2002-03 113.06 24.86 1.06 1.50 6.58 37.84 3.31 2.70 4.92 195.83
2003-04 109.02 26.74 1.02 1.36 7.49 44.25 4.18 2.66 5.96 202.68
2004-05 109.89 32.35 0.50 1.45 0.68 47.98 7.28 2.17 6.32 208.62
2005-06 176.29 33.11 0.47 1.46 0.70 47.43 5.38 2.52 6.20 273.55

HDTW= High Capacity Deep Tubewell                  MDTW= Middle Capacity Deep Tubewell

LDTW= Low Capacity Deep Tubewell                  STW= Shallow Tubewell

RLI= River Lift Irrigation                                         ODW= Open Dug Well

                   Sources of Irrigation in the district of Bankura

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 21393 41 85 164 151 232 1479 912
2002-03 21392 38 102 1065 25930 236 7397 969
2003-04 20716 38 104 173 27445 281 6765 791
2004-05 20952 38 104 173 27754 353 7049 1065
2005-06 20957 38 104 173 27785 354 7084 1179