Dakshin Dinajpur

I

rrigation Department

Information in respect of Flood Control Structures
Under Irrigation & waterways Department

There are 4 (four) major rivers namely Atryee, Tangon, Punarbhaba and Jamuna in the district of Dakshin Dinajpur. Besides these rivers, there numbers of drainage channels, locally known as Kharis. All these rivers and most of the Kharis originate from neighbouring country Bangladesh and after traversing the district again enter Bangladesh.

Total length of embankment under I&W Department is 75.475 Km

Details of Flood Control Structures under I & W Department

a) Assets Created by I & W Department upto May 2002

Name of River

Length of embankment (Km)

Length of Bank Protection work (Km)

Nos. of Flood Control Sluices

Atryee

15.325

5.302

28 nos

Jamuna

2.00

-

-

Punarbhaba

26.05

2.83

12 nos

Tangon

28.10

2.65

13 nos

Srirampur embankment in PS Hili

4.00

-

1 nos (over river Chiremoti)

Total

75.475

10.782

54 nos

b) Works Proposed in the Years 2002-03 and 2003-04

Name of River

Length of Embankment (km)

Length of Bank Protection work (km)

No of Flood control sluices

Atryee

1.10 (Raising & strengthening

3.12

-

Jamuna

-

0.15

-

Punarbhaba

2.70

1.60

1 nos

Tangon

2.00

0.80

-

Danga Khari

1.18

-

8 nos

Total

6.98

5.67

9 nos

.very good

Re-exacavation of different Kharis

21.6 kms

Construction of Bridges

2

.

Back

| Home | District Profile | Archaelogical Assets | Facilities/Services | Folk Culture | Tourist Places | Historical Perspective | Election Info | Forms |

| GP wise Details | Population | Land | Rainfall | Agriculture | River | Industry | Library | Health Centres | Sanitation | Telephone No |

Electrification | IT in the District | Zilla Parishad | Flood Management | Literacy Sector | Education | Departments | Sitemap | Feedback