West Bengal State Marketing Board

Source of Irrigation & Area Irrigated by different sources in the Blocks of
                                        Dakshin Dinajpur 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
Kushmandi - 1200 1278 24 655 26 1276 261 1044 - - - - 1511 4253
Banshihari - 467 882 34 491 48 365 160 640 - - - - 709 2378
Harirampur - 1032 1343 2 33 27 516 105 420 - - - - 1166 2312
Gangarampur - 1488 957 60 1147 10 336 155 620 - - - - 1713 3060
Kumarganj - 1307 841 49 1365 30 1089 178 712 - - - - 1564 4007
Tapan - 2679 3791 33 1237 1 47 65 260 - - - - 2778 5335
Balurghat - 1087 922 42 836 41 1868 376 1450 - - - - 1546 5076
Hill - 1496 341 2 14 20 828 143 588 - - - - 1661 1771


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