West Bengal State Marketing Board

        Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of Dakshin Dinajpur

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 - 10.36 3.48 0.19 0.14 38.31 9.89 - - 62.37
2002-03 - 10.36 2.16 0.16 0.04 38.28 5.9 - - 56.90
2003-04 - 10.36 5.09 0.29 0.04 38.27 4.9 - - 58.95
2004-05 - 10.36 5.67 0.35 0.04 2.00 6.23 - - 24.65
2005-06 - 10.36 5.60 0.40 0.32 5.73 5.84 - - 28.25

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 Dakshin Dinajpur

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 10656 129 11 11 21489 278 - -
2002-03 10756 132 11 14 21402 255 - -
2003-04 10756 133 11 11 21402 261 - -
2004-05 10756 118 11 11 684 246 - -
2005-06 10756 111 11 81 1443 251 - -