West Bengal State Marketing Board

         Area Irrigated by different sources in the District of Birbhum

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 155.88 40.75 - 0.90 0.88 40.75 2.15 2.10 3.20 246.61
2002-03 169.23 40.50 - 0.90 0.88 40.75 2.15 2.00 3.20 259.61
2003-04 192.64 25.40 - 3.89 - 45.68 2.15 0.60 54.95 325.31
2004-05 184.02 25.40 - 3.74 - 45.68 2.15 0.60 54.95 316.54
2005-06 159.89 25.28 - 3.72 - 45.68 2.08 0.64 54.53 291.82

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 Birbhum

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 31560 32 82 87 21230 158 6550 1886
2002-03 31560 - 34 69 21230 108 6550 1886
2003-04 14681 - 125 - 17461 108 539 16775
2004-05 14681 - 125 - 17461 108 539 16775
2005-06 14681 - 125 - 17461 108 583 16653