West Bengal State Marketing Board

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

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 16.500 34.250 0.114 0.580 - 18.491 2.232 - - 72.167
2002-03 10.410 35.663 0.176 0.570 - 15.971 2.478 - - 65.268
2003-04 9.010 40.000 0.176 0.540 - 24.080 2.500 - - 76.306
2004-05 49.990 34.700 0.295 0.595 - 10.740 1.830 - - 98.150
2005-06 44.900 12.348 - 0.343 - 13.631 4.060 - 34.262 109.544

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 South 24-Paraganas

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 140283 6 33 - 10003 44 - -
2002-03 134377 7 39 - 11072 53 - -
2003-04 145867 12 41 - 11072 65 - -
2004-05 73670 11 35 - 5675 62 - -
2005-06 59653 4 57 - 9278 69 - -