West Bengal State Marketing Board

Source of Irrigation & Area Irrigated by different sources in the Blocks of
                                        Jalpaiguri 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
Rajganj 22830 1 135 7 350 5 200 76 174 930 800 305 947 1324 25436
Jalpaiguri 14000 2 290 13 730 20 700 356 690 260 250 1945 1603 2596 18263
Maynaguri 1600 3 360 55 1700 10 400 412 825 180 180 1930 1790 2590 6855
Dhupguri 3020 2 320 40 1200 8 320 428 920 190 190 1900 1610 2568 7580
Mal 2240 1 120 34 900 1 52 52 350 250 250 760 678 1098 4590
Metiali 1000 1 25 14 280 - - - - 160 100 40 450 215 1855
Nagrakata 1400 1 20 10 240 - - - - 55 55 45 500 111 2215
Kumargram 1000 1 125 14 400 3 100 60 160 280 280 450 1381 808 3446
Falakata 3000 1 250 29 820 8 300 270 600 340 340 2090 1534 2738 6844
Madarihat Birpara 3540 1 50 13 380 - - 29 65 300 270 30 1023 373 5328
Kalchini 1350 1 25 8 240 - - - - 180 180 115 484 304 2279
Alipurduar-I 2000 2 225 16 640 6 200 99 203 200 200 1380 1421 1703 4889
Alipurduar-II 1400 1 175 25 980 1 40 165 365 350 350 1355 706 1897 4016


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