West Bengal State Marketing Board

                   Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of Malda

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 - 1.308 6.438 0.253 0.677 81.582 9.005 - 24.857 124.120
2002-03 - 1.308 6.150 0.242 0.641 78.499 8.600 - 24.627 120.067
2003-04 - 1.312 6.438 0.253 0.677 81.582 9.005 - 24.857 124.124
2004-05 - 1.312 6.458 0.257 0.682 81.595 9.013 - 24.871 124.188
2005-06 - 1.313 6.485 0.268 0.696 82.623 9.096 - 24.894 125.375

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 Malda

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 254 326 18 108 33035 384 - 446
2002-03 254 326 18 108 33837 384 - 445
2003-04 254 326 18 108 33035 384 - 446
2004-05 255 326 18 108 33046 384 - 446
2005-06 255 326 18 108 33194 424 - 446