SURI(AGRI-MECH) DIVISION UNDER WATER RESOURCES
INVESTIGATION & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

           Suri(Agri-Mech) Division under WRIDD is concerned with the installation of different types of Lift Irrigation Schemes in the District of Birbhum for providing assured Irrigation . The implementation of Minor Irrigation Schemes under various programme is being done by this Division to ensure improvement of economic condition of small and marginal farmers.

The brief activities of this Division are as follows :-

1) Study of Techno Economical feasibility of new proposed schemes received from the beneficiaries.
2) Survey and preparation of new schemes
3) Installation, commissioning and handing over of new schemes to the beneficiaries.
4) Maintenance and repairing of existing Government owned & operated RLI Schemes.
 
At present, this division is constructing of three types of Lift Irrigation schemes depending


On availability of surface water and command area-=
(1) Major RLI – Command Area 60 Ha.
(2) Midi RLI - Command Area 40 Ha.
(3) Mini RLI - Command Area 20 Ha.


Very soon this Division is going to construct Solar Powered Sprinkler Irrigation Schemes having  Command Area of 5 to 8 Ha. for economic utilisation of surface water and better productivity of crops.Now, there are 106 Nos. Government Owned & Operated Major RLI Schemes having a Culturable Command Area of 12720 Ha. and 147 Nos. RLI schemes handed over to the beneficiaries having a Culturable Command Area of 6760 Ha. under this Division. Apart from this, 106 Nos. Sprinkler Kits has already been distributed among the beneficiaries for demonstration purposes.

Organizational Structure

Developmental activities : 

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1

Installation of new Lift Irrigation Schemes of different capacities for providing assured irrigation to the cultivators.

2

Extension, Renovation and Modernisation of Existing Schemes to increase the irrigation coverage.

3

Repair & maintenance of Government owned RLI Schemes for their smooth functioning.

Projects running : 

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1

Installation of 02 Nos. Major RLI, 03 Nos. Midi RLI & 07 Nos Renovation of RLI Schemes under RIDF-XX Programme.

2

Installation of 03 Nos. Major RLI, 03 Nos. Midi RLI & 01 Nos Renovation of RLI Schemes under RIDF-XXI Programme.

3

Installation of 04 Nos. Major RLI, Revitalization of 03 Nos. temporary defunct Govt. RLI & 36 Nos Extension &Renovation of  Govt.RLI Schemes under Special Programme.

Contact Details
Office of the Executive Engineer(Agri-Mech),
Suri (Agri-Mech) Division

Barabagan , Suri, Birbhum

Phone - 03462-255533 e-mail - eeamsuri[dot]birbhum[at]gmail[dot]com