Executive Engineer, Suri(Agri-Mech) Division
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 program 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
Study of Techno Economical feasibility of new proposed schemes received from the beneficiaries.
Survey and preparation of new schemes
Installation, commissioning and handing over of new schemes to the beneficiaries.
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
Major RLI – Command Area 60 Ha.
Midi RLI – Command Area 40 Ha.
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.
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Office of the Executive Engineer(Agri-Mech),
Suri (Agri-Mech) Division
Barabagan, Suri, Birbhum