West Bengal State Marketing Board

             Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of Howrah

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 9.84 8.39 1.89 1.10 - 1.80 4.24 - - 27.26
2002-03 9.47 8.39 3.57 1.16 - 1.80 2.50 - - 26.89
2003-04 9.79 8.39 2.39 0.54 - 2.04 2.27 - - 25.42
2004-05 35.97 8.39 2.56 0.50 - 2.04 2.85 - - 52.31
2005-06 35.50 8.95 2.23 0.58 - 2.00 2.31 - - 51.57

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 Howrah

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 22915 89 74 - 1113 127 - -
2002-03 22915 91 60 - 1113 99 - -
2003-04 23291 94 67 - 1113 98 - -
2004-05 23589 99 67 - 1025 113 - -
2005-06 23349 82 44 - 1025 99 - -