WBADMIP
West Bengal Accelarated Development of Minor Irrigation Project

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Salient Features

Duration : Jan, 2012 to December, 2017
Objective : To enhance agricultural production of small and marginal farmers
Priority : Rain fed/Single Cropped area, Small & Marginal Farmers with special emphasis to Tribal & backward community.
Coverage : 18 Districts

 
 
 SCHEME IMPLEMENTATION  PROCUREMENT PROGRESS  WATER USER ASSOCIATION (Regd.)

DISTRICTS
18

SCHEMES UNDER IMPLEMENTATION
1490

HANDED OVER
875

DESIGNED COMMAND AREA (Ha.)
35,791.91

DESIGNED IRRIGATION POTENTIAL (Ha.)
65,957.26

ESTIMATED BENEFICIARIES
92617

ACTUAL IRRIGATED AREA (Ha.)
8,495.92

GROSS IRRIGATED AREA (Ha.)
21,820.54

ACTUAL BENEFICIARIES
32899

ADMIN. APPROVAL (Nos.)
1663

ADMIN. APPROVAL AMT.(Lac)
74,887.16

WORK IN PROGRESS
380

CONTRACT AWARDED (Nos.)
1208

CONTRACT AMT.(Lac)
59,386.38

EXPENDITURE OF SCHEMES (Lac)
30,641.25

NOs. OF PACKAGES
1142

BID NOT MATURED
26

DROPPED SCHMES (Nos.)
137

WUA(Nos.)
853

WUA MEMBERS (Nos.)
74288

WOMEN MEMBERS (Nos.)
10733

WELL PERFORMING WUAs
30%

WUAs HAVING BANK A/C (Nos.)
465

CORPUS FUND MOBILIZED Rs. 10,000.00 OR MORE (Nos.)
190

WUA COMMITTEE MEMBER (FEMALE)
26%

WUA COMMITTEE MEMBER (TRIBAL)
9%

WUAs HAVING FEMALE OFFICE BEARERS (Nos.)
149

Synopsis:
A total of 875  completed schemes have been handed over to WUAs. These are expected to serve 25133.33 Ha. with gross command area of 47145.213 Ha and benefit more than 70360 users.
A total of 853 registered WUAs representing for more than 74288 beneficiaries have been formed that are participating in planning, supervision and Management, Operation and Maintenance (MOM) of schemes. Among various beneficiaries, women account for 14 %, tribal for 11% and small and marginal farmers account for 78%. The members in almost all the schemes have contributed member fees indicating their interest to operate and maintain the schemes.
In order to diversify and introduce water management practices, the project has supported 10173 agriculture demonstrations covering 3784.23 Ha, 9072 horticulture demonstrations covering 1238.93 Ha and 343 fisheries demonstrations.
Supported by The project development objective is to enhance agricultural production of small and marginal farmers in the project area. This would be achieved through Strengthening community-based institutions i.e. Water User Association (WUA) on irrigation management, operation and maintenance, Construction and development of minor irrigation schemes (surface & ground water). Support to agricultural development, including provision of agricultural services, encouraging crop diversification and use of new technologies, and creating income generating opportunities. generating opportunities.
Key Components
  • Strengthening of Community based institution
  • Irrigation system development
  • Agricultural support Services
  • Project management

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Dept. of Water Resources Investigation & Development
Office of the Project Director
West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project
ICMARD Building, Block- 14/2, Scheme- VIII (M), 5th Floor, Ultadanga
Kolkata - 700067

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