West Bengal State Marketing Board

         Area Irrigated by different sources in the District of Burdwan

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 265.50 - 18.56 0.88 - 0.08 12.00 - - 297.02
2002-03 306.98 - 20.96 0.56 1.90 - 12.08 - - 342.48
2003-04 300.94 - 20.03 0.91 2.66 - 11.35 - - 335.89
2004-05 287.81 - 12.65 0.47 - - 12.66 - - 313.59
2005-06 283.70 - 18.84 2.08 1.51 - 11.86 - - 317.99

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 Burdwan

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 - 563 38 393 408* 284 - -
2002-03 - 519 28 318 408** 281 - -
2003-04 - 447 32 444 - 282 - -
2004-05 - 579 36 514 111 282 - -
2005-06 - 449 33 351 - 282 - -