West Bengal State Marketing Board

       Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of Hooghly

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 90.854 35.241 12.672 1.053 0.219 135.159 38.815 - - 314.013
2002-03 96.404 33.341 12.834 1.215 0.203 129.546 39.990 - - 313.533
2003-04 101.915 33.431 12.996 1.377 0.244 144.888 47.720 - - 342.571
2004-05 103.978(R) 37.450 12.713 1.336 0.271 139.561 42.880 - - 234.211
2005-06 99.791 37.450 13.712 1.432 0.280 139.562 42.880 - - 335.107

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 Hooghly

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 18636 353 37 74 24150 300 - -
2002-03 18633 356 40 74 23134 336 - -
2003-04 18633 360 43 74 23134 346 - -
2004-05 41448 366 46 74 18988 380 - -
2005-06 41449 366 46 74 18988 380 - -