WBADMIP
West Bengal Accelarated Development of Minor Irrigation Project

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Salient Features

Name of the Project: West Bengal Development of Minor Irrigation Project,WBADMIP

Implementation Agency: Water Resources Development & Investigation Department WRIDD,GoWB

Priority : Rain fed/Single Cropped area, Small & Marginal Farmers with special emphasis to Tribal & backward community.

Coverage: 19 Districts

Project Duration: January 2012-December 2019

Project Cost: US$205million

State Share: US$ 50 million

Objective : To enhance agricultural production of small and marginal farmers
 SCHEME IMPLEMENTATION  PROCUREMENT PROGRESS  WATER USER ASSOCIATION (Regd.)

DISTRICTS

23

SCHEMES UNDER IMPLEMENTATION

1894

HANDED OVER

1149

DESIGNED COMMAND AREA (Ha.)

30881

DESIGNED IRRIGATION POTENTIAL (Ha.)

57959.93

ESTIMATED BENEFICIARIES

97249

SDMP IN PROCESS

170

GROSS IRRIGATED AREA (Ha.)
21,876.02

ACTUAL BENEFICIARIES

33668

ADMIN. APPROVAL (Nos.)

1894

ADMIN. APPROVAL AMT.(Lac)

78077.44

WORK IN PROGRESS

350

CONTRACT AWARDED (Nos.)

1858

CONTRACT AMT.(Lac)

77000.00

EXPENDITURE OF SCHEMES (Lac)

57977.02

NOs. OF PACKAGES

748

BID NOT MATURED

30

DROPPED SCHEMES (Nos.)

403

WUA(Nos.)

904

WUA MEMBERS (Nos.)

77279

WOMEN MEMBERS (Nos.)
11350

WELL PERFORMING WUAs
29%

WUAs HAVING BANK A/C (Nos.)
476

CORPUS FUND MOBILIZED Rs. 10,000.00 OR MORE (Nos.)
191

WUA COMMITTEE MEMBER (FEMALE)
26%

WUA COMMITTEE MEMBER (TRIBAL)
9%

WUAs HAVING FEMALE OFFICE BEARERS (Nos.)
152

Synopsis:
A total of 1149  completed schemes have been handed over to WUAs. These are expected to serve 30881 Ha.   with irrigation potential of 57959.93 Ha   and benefit more than 77959 users.
A total of 904 registered WUAs representing for more than 77279 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 77%. 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 17048 agriculture demonstrations covering 304444 Ha horticulture demonstrations covering 13981 Ha and 842 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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