West Bengal State Marketing Board

                   Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of Purulia

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 23.76 22.44 - - - - 1.04 1.09 3.01 51.34
2002-03 23.76 22.80 - - - - 1.43 1.02 2.96 51.97
2003-04 29.06 27.14 - - - - 1.12 3.99 4.59 65.90
2004-05 29.82 27.76 - - - - 0.93 4.05 3.19 65.75
2005-06 30.29 28.31 - - - - 1.32 3.42 8.79 72.13

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 Purulia

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 9273 - - - - 147 4218 577
2002-03 9273 - - - - 135 4218 579
2003-04 9279 - - - - 135 4218 596
2004-05 9404 - - - - 135 4218 583
2005-06 9470 - - - - 217 4294 650