West Bengal State Marketing Board

Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of North 24-Paraganas

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 - 16.67 6.01 0.22 1.65 109.78 6.05 - 17.24 157.62
2002-03 - 16.67 8.00 0.26 1.57 115.23 5.41 - 7.27 154.41
2003-04 - 17.00 6.65 115.23 4.57 - 7.34 150.79
2004-05 - 15.14 - - - - 1.07 - 3.79 -
2005-06 7.50 15.14 6.89 0.21 0.47 109.86 11.94 - 3.69 155.70

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 North 24-Paraganas

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 21198 333 13 222 258 204 - 40
2002-03 21198 335 15 240 275 217 - 23
2003-04 21198 332 15 257 316 222 - 23
2004-05 21118 328 22 304 286 236 - 23
2005-06 21198 329 24 317 276 235 - 23