Schemes/ Services offered by the Department/Section:
This wing of Water Resources Investigation & Development Department is entrusted to install Lift irrigation schemes by lifting surface water from Rivers, Ponds and other sources for agricultural irrigation to benefit for small & marginal farmers of Alipurduar district. Schemes like Major RLI (Electric / Diesel engine operated), Midi RLI (Electric /Diesel engine operated), Mini RLI (Electric/ Diesel Engine / Solar power operated), Sprinkler /Drip Irrigation Systems (Diesel/Electric/Solar power operated) are the main irrigation schemes dealt to give facilities for small & marginal farmers. This wing of WRIDD is also entrusted for construction / Renovation of ponds/ Rain water harvesting structures, SFMIS/Check dams etc. for minor irrigation purposes.
Major Achievement for the F.Y: 2021- 22 & 2022-23(Schemes/ Services):
This wing successfully installed the schemes project wise over the time:
RIDF XXVI: 5 Nos of solar Mini RLI in Falakata block, 3 No of solar Mini RLI in Alipurdur I block, 6 Nos of solar Mini RLI in Kumargram block have been installed, creating total IP(Irrigation Potential) to the tune of 560 Ha.
Core Sector: 1 no of Major RLI under Alpurduar I block and 1 no of Major RLI under Falakata block has been renovated creating Irrigation Potential of 240 Ha
RIDF XXIII: 1 no of Major RLI scheme in Madarihat block and 1 no of Major RLI in Falakata block has been installed creating Irrigation Potential of 240 Ha.
RIDF XXI: Conversion from Diesel to Electric has been executed in case of 1 no of Major RLI scheme under Kumargram block.