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

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