West Bengal State Marketing Board

Source of Irrigation & Area Irrigated by different sources in the Blocks of
                                        Birbhum for the year 2005-06

Block Name Canal Area Tank R.L.I D.T.W S.T.W O.D.W Others Total
Area No. Area No. Area No. Area No. Area No. Area No. Area No. Area
Nalhati-I 8736 653 917 18 180 5 100 975 2722 51 27 785 2430 2487 15112
Nalhati-II 7717 299 540 1 7 6 120 1116 3090 2 4 336 1032 1760 12510
Murarai-I 7796 203 348 8 250 1 20 456 1858 1 2 320 951 989 11225
Murarai-II 10884 231 402 4 86 7 150 901 4064 2 4 407 4703 1552 20293
Mayureswar-I 15850 669 1207 6 112 4 101 648 1241 3 25 687 2413 2017 20949
Mayureswar-II 5591 524 857 2 16 1 40 1236 2408 1 2 640 1403 2404 10317
Rampurhat-I 12116 941 1575 10 58 5 100 356 929 5 8 1022 2153 2339 16939
Rampurhat-II 14437 666 1158 1 8 2 56 945 2528 2 2 589 1689 2205 19878
Md.Bazar 5925 811 1285 10 195 - - 184 291 41 50 882 3441 1928 11187
Sainthia 16484 1140 1982 6 72 9 352 1636 3915 2 2 1192 2931 3985 25738
Dubrajpur 6455 1259 1875 3 82 23 712 646 1460 72 54 1352 4524 3355 15162
Rajnagar 1590 772 1217 - - - - 4 10 185 138 803 2452 1764 5407
Suri-I 2410 745 1158 13 305 - - 126 255 40 48 782 2044 1706 6220
Suri-II 10670 640 1135 2 58 - - 325 442 3 2 648 1395 1618 13702
Khoyrasol 2485 1430 2195 6 135 - - 637 1254 112 146 1715 5176 3900 11391
Bolpur-Srinikiten 16940 973 1660 8 182 4 137 1498 3170 17 13 1204 4267 3704 26369
Labhpur 13280 931 2004 4 168 11 420 1810 4777 39 108 1227 3429 4022 24186
Nanoor 18280 822 1785 5 146 - - 2290 7040 3 3 854 2970 3974 30224
Illambazar 6035 972 1975 1 24 47 1412 1672 4227 2 2 1208 5131 3902 18806

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

DTW = Deep Tubewell = H.D.T.W + M.D.T.W + L.D.T.W