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India Land Area Under Irrigation

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India Land Area under Irrigation
As per the information available on the website of Ministry of Agriculture & Cooperation,Government of India, the percentage of cultivated land area that is covered by theIrrigation in different areas of Punjab is about 97.03%. The district wise detail is at Annexure.
 
As per the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-17) of the State of Punjab Volume-I Chapter-
3 ‘Irrigation &Flood Control’, during the 11
th
Plan, about 157 thousand hectares has been brought underirrigation and that the Twelfth Five Year Plan envisages creation of irrigation potential of about 300 thousand hectares as also the restoration of an irrigationpotential of about 660 thousand hectares.
 
Cost per hectare/acre of providing irrigation facilities varies from project to project dependingupon several factors including topography, location of Command area etc.
 
This information was given by Union Water ResourcesMinister Shri Harish Rawat in the Lok Sabha today in reply to a written question.
 
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ST/-
 
 Annexure
 
Detail of District Wise Net-Irrigated Area, Cultivated Area and % of NIA to Cultivated Area in Punjab
 
District Name
 
Net Irrigated Area
 
CultivatedLand
 
% of Net Irrg Area to Cultivatedland
 
2010-11
 
2010-11
 
2010-11
 
1. AMRITSAR
 
217053
 
221215
 
98.12
 
2. BARNALA
 
124346
 
124346
 
100.00
 
3. BHATINDA
 
295170
 
296483
 
99.56
 
4. FARIDKOT
 
125800
 
127499
 
98.67
 
5. FATEHGARH
 
101904
 
101904
 
100.00
 
6. FEROZPUR
 
470288
 
473496
 
99.32
 
7. GURDASPUR
 
248049
 
287004
 
86.43
 
8. HOSHIARPUR
 
185404
 
200139
 
92.64
 
9. JALANDHAR
 
236421
 
236421
 
100.00
 
10. KAPURTHALA
 
133641
 
133651
 
99.99
 
11. LUDHIANA
 
300665
 
300665
 
100.00
 
12. MANSHA
 
187563
 
196484
 
95.46
 

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