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In the early 60s, under the Agriculture Department, a small branch comprising a few Engineers was created for the purpose of supervision and maintenance of Agricultural implements in the Government Agricultural Farms. In the late 60s, the aforesaid branch was converted as full-fledged Directorate, namely, Agricultural Engineering Directorate under the control of Agriculture Department for implementations of Minor Irrigation Project in the State. In the first lap of 80s, a minor irrigation branch was opened as a branch of Agriculture Department and the Agricultural Engineering Directorate was placed its control. Finally, on 8th February 1995 a new Department in the name of Water Investigation & Development Department was created. Later on in the year 2008, the department has been renamed as Water Resources Investigantion and Development Department. The Department of Water Resources Investigation and Development (DWRI&D) is mainly responsibile for providing irrigation services to the small and marginal farmers of West Bengal by implementing various type of minor irrigation schemes under different programmes utilizing both the ground water and surface water resources.

Special Activities

Poly House

WBADMIP promoting concept of Poly house for the production of high value vegetable/flower crops ...

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Solar Installation

Solar energy, the huge natural potential is hardly harnessed than it delivers to earth every second.

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Hydraulic Ram Pumps (Hydram) are installed in the hilly terrain of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts where water ...

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All the water user farmers of the irrigation command area are organised in the form of Water User Association (WUA).

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Related Links

Central Ground Water Board

Ministry Of Jal Shakti

US Geological Survey

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy

Central Water Commission

Sixth Census of Minor Irrigation Schemes & First Census of Water Bodies New

Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal



Submission of particulars & progress of works i.r.o. scheme proposals dulyrecommended by HMIC time to time.New

DNO UTKARSH BANGLA WRI&D Department 25102021 New

3488 dt 13.12.2018 Deptt Order on GeM

Gazette Notification for Scheme Management Committe

Scheme Management commitee


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