West Bengal State Marketing Board

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

Block Name Canal Area Tank Rli DTW STW ODW Others Total
Area No. Area No. Area No. Area No. Area No. Area No. Area No. Area
Darjeeling-Pulbazar - - - - - - - - - - - 2 30 2 30
Sukhiapokhri-Jorebunglow - - - - - - - - - - - 2 22 2 22
Rangli Rangliot - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kalimpong-I - - - - - - - - - - - 1 18 1 18
Kalimpong-II - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gorubathan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kurseong - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mirik - - - - - - - - - - - 2 20 2 20
Matigara - - - 7 180 - - - - 12 42 - - 19 222
Naxalbari - - - 13 560 - - 1 4 10 35 - - 24 599
Kharibari - - - 55 1640 - - 382 1528 36 126 - - 473 3294
Phansidewa - - - 52 1824 - - 119 476 - - - - 171 2300


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