West Bengal State Marketing Board

        Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of Darjeeling

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 9.27 - - - - 0.45 3.24 - 3.47 16.43
2002-03 4.34 - - - - 0.32 2.48 0.24 0.12 7.50
2003-04 4.72 - - - - 0.49 3.78 0.15 0.12 9.26
2004-05 3.35 - - - - 2.27 4.10 - 0.54 10.26
2005-06 2.43 - - - - 2.01 4.21 0.20 0.09 8.94

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 Darjeeling

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 - - - - 182 61 - 17
2002-03 - - - - 115 91 42 12
2003-04 - - - - 197 108 59 10
2004-05 - - - - 610 124 - 61
2005-06 - - - - 502 127 58 7