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.
Water Resources Investigation & Development Department (WRIDD),Government of West Bengal
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Project Cost (US$)
205 million (World Bank 155 million,State Share 50 million)
Jan'12-Dec'19 to Jan'20-Dec'21 Continued with the State Fund
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.
IoT(Internet of Things), ethical community engagement and protecting endangered species.