Water




 

The State-wise total irrigation potential created (IPC)  upto
March 2007

 (
in

thousand hectare)

State

IPC

Andhra Pradesh

6864.64

Arunachal
Pradesh

119.08

Assam

948.38

Bihar

7717.78

Chhatishgarh

2503.61

Goa

62.16

Gujarat

4241.92

Haryana

3829.03

Himachal
Pradesh

186.54

Jammu & Kashmir

1794.64

Jharkhand

1057.86

Karnataka

2807.61

Kerala

3388.60

Madhya Pradesh

2052.52

Maharashtra

6799.75

Manipur

197.24

Meghalaya

61.76

Mizoram

18.08

Nagaland

94.17

Orissa

3626.67

Punjab

6034.75

Rajasthan

5358.25

Sikkim

33.43

Tamil Nadu

3695.54

Tripura

158.68

Uttarakhand

806.19

Uttar Pradesh

32357.78

West Bengal

5823.46

Union
Territories

57.41

 

The average annual water availability in the country is estimated
to be of the order of 1869 Billion Cubic Meter (
BCM)
as per the assessment made by Central Water Commission. The river basin wise average annual water availability
is given below:

S.N.

River Basin

Average Annual Water Availability

Indus

73.31

Ganga-Brahmaputra-Barak

a.
Ganga
sub basin

525.02

b.
Brahmaputra & Barak
sub-basin

585.60

3.

Godavari

110.54

4.

Krishna

78.12

5.

Cauvery

21.36

6.

Pennar

6.32

7.

East Flowing Rivers between Mahanadi and Pennar

22.52

8.

East Flowing Rivers between Pennar and Kanyakumari

16.46

9.

Mahanadi

66.86

10.

Brahmani
and Baitarni

28.48

11.

Subarnrekha

12.37

12.

Sabarmati

3.81

13.

Mahi

11.02

14.

West Flowing Rivers of Kutchh, Saurashtra including Luni

15.10

15.

Narmada

45.64

16.

Tapi

14.88

17.

West Flowing Rivers from Tapi to Tadri

87.41

18.

West Flowing Rivers from Tadri to Kanyakumari

113.53

19.

Area of Inland Drainage in Rajasthan
Desert

Negl.

20.

Minor River Basins Draining into Bangladesh
and
Myanmar

31.00

Total (National)

1869.37

The Ministry also conducts census of minor irrigation
schemes. The State-wise details of the
number of water bodies used for irrigating culturable
command area of 2000 hectares or less is given below, which is based on the 3rd
Minor Irrigation Census.

Sl.

No.

Name of States/UTs

Total no. of Water Bodies for Irrigation

Irrigation Potential (Ha.)

In use

Not in use

Total

In use

Not in use

Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1

Andhra Pradesh

51547

24014

75561

1289000

351572

1640572

2

Arunachal
Pradesh

174

125

299

5894

3062

8956

3

Assam

755

265

1020

24611

5365

29976

4

Bihar

11879

2676

14555

224506

70294

294800

5

Chattisgarh

36125

6592

42717

174251

28883

203134

6

Goa

2779

98

2877

5026

219

5245

7

Gujarat

1990

2160

4150

226649

34060

260709

8

Haryana

526

35

561

2813

143

2956

9

Himachal
Pradesh

669

43

712

4708

255

4963

10

Jammu & Kashmir

693

88

781

55327

7737

63064

11

Jharkhand

37839

4371

42210

130421

9528

139949

13

Kerala

10963

678

11641

99945

8020

107965

14

Madhya pradesh

35129

4702

39831

260579

32319

292898

15

Maharashtra

61413

8218

69631

475702

27190

502892

16

Manipur

2

0

2

210

0

210

17

Meghalaya

194

76

270

1715

1653

3368

18

Mizoram

440

170

610

1045

277

1322

19

Nagaland

136

25

161

1335

188

1523

20

Orissa

25082

5569

30651

510258

53356

563614

21

Punjab

424

25

449

2417

109

2526

22

Rajasthan

1365

1448

2813

105233

62278

167511

23

Sikkim

363

65

428

8873

3743

12616

24

Tamil Nadu

31624

7119

38743

834378

121700

956078

25

Triupura

419

49

468

7548

1028

8576

26

Uttar Pradesh

3233

745

3978

24005

8512

32517

27

Uttaranchal

6331

3359

9690

68077

14495

82572

28

West Bengal

109421

8855

118276

397034

69301

466335

29

A&N
Island

746

306

1052

2250

835

3085

30

Chandigarh

0

0

0

0

0

0

31

D&N Haveli

44

0

44

236

0

236

32

Daman & Diu

0

0

0

0

0

0

33

Delhi

54

0

54

239

0

239

34

Lakshadweep

0

0

0

0

0

0

35

Pondicherry

14753

3

14756

8643

1

8644

Total

470794

85807

556601

5281935

984745

6266680

Source: Report
on 3rd Minor Irrigation Census