Dakshin Dinajpur

Master plan for Flood Management and Erosion Control in North Bengal, Phase - I

K

umarganj  Block

Name of district

Dakshin Dinajpur

Area 2162 Sq Km

Name of block

Kumarganj

Area 196 sq. km.

Number of village in block

 

218

Number of towns/cities in block

 

Nil

River/Streams/Rivulets/Nalla

Name of river

Total length in the block (m)

High flood level (m)

Danger level (m)

Atrayee (River)

24 kms

23.91

23.15

Icchhamati (Stream)

08 kms

18.50(Approx)

13.50

Deor Khari (Stream)

07 kms

9.00(Approx)

 7.00

Problem Location (as based on the historical data of past 10 years)

Erosion Problem

Name of Stream / Nalla

Year

Period of occurrence

Length of river bank eroded (m/km)

Location (name of important structure in its vicinity)

After-effects

Atryee (River)

1995

27/09/05 to
08/10/95

8 K.M.

Rasulpur Sluice gate, Rasulpur & Balupara embankment

Damaged

Ichhamati

1995

27/09/95 to
08/10/95

5 K.M.

Enatullapur Bridge,
Gabindapur Bridge

Destroyed

Inundation Problem

Name of stream /nalla

Year

Period of occurrence

Area under sub mergence (ha)

Average depth of water

Average period of water detention (hrs/days)

Affected

Infrastructure (road/railways / building)

Existing means drainage

human

live stock

     

Cropp ed

Forest

Inhabitat ion

           

Atrayee

1995

27/09/95 to 8/10/95

2225 Ha

16 Ha

937 Ha

4.5 Ft.

10 days

90,500

4,200

Road 120 Km Building 10.500

24 Km

Ichhamati

1995

27/09/95 to 8/10/95

800 Ha

 

200 Ha

4 Ft.

10 days

21,200

1,800

Road 60 Km Building 2000

 

Deor
Khari

1995

27/09/95 to 8/10/95

305 Ha

 

108 Ha

205 Ft.

10 days

13,300

850

Road 35 Km Building 1,001

 

Breach of Embankment

River

Year

Period of occurrence

Name of embankment

Location of breach

Cause of Breach

Width/ Height of breach

Depth of water at site

Nature of soil

Atrayee

1995

27/09/95 to 08/10/95

Rasulpur

Near Rasulpur Sluice gate

Flowing of river water

W - 15m
H 5m

23.91m

Sandy

     

Rasulpara

Near Balupara Girls High School

Flowing of river water

W - 10m
H 45m

23.91m

Sedimentation / Shifting of River

River / Stream

Sedimentation

Shifting of River course

Location

Average height

Period of occurrence

Location

Distance of shift (m)

Period (month / year)

Atrayee

Nil

Nil

   

Nil

 

Ichamatti

Nil

Nil

   

Nil

 

Deor Khari

Nil

Nil

   

Nil

 

Land slides

Date of occurrence

Location

After effects in terms of obstructing

   

River flow

Road communication

27/09/1995

Daudpur

Atree

Pucca road from daudpur to samjhia

Waterways for road railway bridge

Name of bridge

River

Location

Design Waterways (m)

Design discharge (cumec)

Maxmimum observed discharge (cumec)

HFL of river

Majhian

Atryee

Majhian

55 m

55 m

55 m

23.91 m

Atryee bridge

Atryee

Kumarganj

150 m

   

23.91 m

Ichamati Bridge

Ichamati Radhanagar

75 m

       

Existing Preventive Measure

For erosion control

Particulars

Squres

Embankment

Reventment

Guide Bunds

Launching aprons

Pitched island

Vegetal growth

Total length in the block

 

5.4 km

 

1.06 k.m.

0.5 k.m

 

5 He

Number

 

3

 

1

2

 

2

Location / river

 

Balupara Amulia Rasulpur Atryee

 

Kumarganj Bridge River Atryee

   

Chalkbaram  Bramhapur Atryee

For flood Management

Particulars

Diversion of flood flow to local beels

Small check dams (height of dams)

Afforestation (areain ha)

Any othe measures

No. of scheme

4 no

Nil

5 Iia

6 no. flood shelter Constructed.

Location

   

Bramhapur, chalkbaram

Gopalganj, Rasulpur, Amuliya, Azadpur, Baram, Sahabajpur.

Effectiveness of above measures

A qualitative perception with regard to effectiveness of existing remedial measures may be given in brief

Low intensity flood can be tackled, but in case of serve flood existing remedial measures are not sufficient.

Suggested solutions

More of embankments, Flood shelters, Cannels, Storage of relief materials, Afforestion.

.

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