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Water Resources Investigation & Development Dept.

Handed Over Schemes

2691

Schemes
WUAs

1895

WUAs
IP

75306 Ha

Irrigation Potential
Beneficiaries

117967

Farmers

About the Project

Project Objective- To increase the agriculture production of 1,00,000 farmers particularly small & marginal farmers in the rainfed single cropped areas of West Bengal by providing assured irrigation facilities in 75000 ha area.

Implemented By

Water Resources Investigation & Development Department (WRIDD),Government of West Bengal

Supported by

World Bank

Project Duration

Jan'12-Dec'20

Districts|Blocks|Villages Covered

20 | 206 | 1598

Project Cost (US$)

205 million (World Bank 155 million,State Share 50 million)

Hon'ble Chief Minister
Mamata Banerjee
Hon'ble Minister In Charge
Suvendu Adhikari

GIS Initiatives

Inhouse GIS used for planning,implementation and impact assessment.

Fishery as Emerging Enterprise

Introduced and tested various models for fishery practices in different agro-climatic regions.

Plantation Program and Women Involvements

Mix fruit plantation with intercrops in private wasteland implemented through WUAs.

Value Adddition

IoT(Internet of Things), ethical community engagement and protecting endangered species.

Project Components

Strengthening Community Based Institution

Empowering water users associations to operate, maintain the irrigation scheme and water management

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Construction of MI Schemes

Check Dam, Water Detention Structure, Tube well, Dugwell and River Lift Irrigation schemes

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Agricluture Support Services

Facilitating adoption of good practices & appropriate technologies, better crop planning and mobile based advisory services

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Horticulture Support Services

Promoting high value crop production, protected cultivation. Organic practices and mix fruit plantation

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Fisheries Support Services

Demonstrating appropriate ecnomic models for different fish culture and adoption of good practices

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Project Documentation & Management

Developing systems & guidelines and ensuring quality & timely delivery of the project outputs.

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Achievements

10%

Tribal

15%

Women

81%

Small & Marginal Farmers
  • Indicators
    Achievents as of 20 November 2019
  • Relative change in value of produce (%)
    282
  • Change in Cropping Intensity
    From 110% to 192%
  • Water Users-Tribal
    10,619
  • Water Users-Female
    14,854
  • Water User-Small & Marginal Farmers
    79,938
  • Total Water Users
    98,523

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GIS MAP

Project Area

Physical Progress

Scheme Wise

Critical Blocks

Initiatives

PANIIM

Krishi Katha

Mobile based agriculture advisory services to 10,000 farmers.

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Women Empowerment

Women Empowerment

Women are actively involved in plantation & fishery initiatives.

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Solar Schemes

Solar Schemes

Reaching in remote areas through solar schemes.

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Case Studies

“Community management of irrigation schemes and agriculture support services makes significant difference- IWMI Study”. Read More

“Rates of agriculture crops are fluctuating but fish rates never comes down”.Case studies developed by the Project team. Read More

“Impact Assessment of WBADMI Project using cloud service based Google earth engine with remote sensing-GIS”. Read More

Awards & Recognitions

Water Digest Award

Water Digest Water Award 2018-2019

Best Community Project of the year in Water Sector 2018-19.

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PAN IIM

PAN IIM Handbook

"Collection of best projects". WBADMIP included for "E-project using WEBGIS."

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krishi katha

The Climate Group

Achieving claimate resilience and wellbeing through enhanced water conservation in West Bengal-"The Climate Group".

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