West Bengal State Marketing Board

         Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of Uttar Dinajpur

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 6.00 14.83 7.44 0.14 - 96.36 2.34 - - 127.11
2002-03 7.60 14.83 7.45 0.14 - 96.66 3.60 - - 130.28
2003-04 6.48 8.90 7.80 0.14 0.19 84.55 2.24 - - 110.30
2004-05 2.20 5.97 - 9.84 - 116.35 5.28 - - 139.64
2005-06 2.59 6.00 8.12 0.68 1.08 122.30 6.92 - - 147.69

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 Uttar Dinajpur

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 7413 186 7 18 40837 167 - -
2002-03 7413 191 7 - 40940 114 - -
2003-04 10417 196 7 47 35785 114 - -
2004-05 10456 169 7 18 51344 132 - -
2005-06 10494 178 17 52 55312 173 - -