State-wise Percentage of Irrigated Area
to Gross Cropped Area for Scheduled Castes
and Scheduled Tribes in India

(1985-1986 and 1990-1991)

State

Scheduled Castes

Scheduled Tribes

1985-86

1990-91

1985-86

1990-91

Andhra Pradesh

28.7

34.5

13.4

18.8

Arunachal Pradesh

-

-

19.1

19.0

Assam

2.4

2.4

6.0

6.0

Bihar

36.4

35.9

10.6

10.7

Goa

Neg.

Neg.

-

-

Gujarat

15.5

16.9

6.4

9.1

Haryana

61.2

79.4

-

-

Himachal Pradesh

14.4

17.0

29.7

30.8

Jammu & Kashmir

54.5

42.3

-

56.8

Karnataka

10.1

13

12.1

17.0

Kerala

10.6

11.4

6.3

5.6

Madhya Pradesh

14.7

20.3

4.1

7.8

Maharashtra

6.5

14.1

3.4

9.7

Manipur

83.3

100

Neg.

Neg.

Meghalaya

-

-

35.2

35.2

Mizoram

-

-

6.2

15.9

Nagaland

-

-

32.3

29.7

Orissa

19.6

22.5

6.7

6.8

Punjab

91.0

91.9

-

-

Rajashthan

17.4

20.8

24.1

25.6

Sikkim

Neg.

50

15.9

21.1

Tamil Nadu

48.3

49.5

9.0

12.3

Tripura

5.7

3.7

2.0

7.1

Uttar Pradesh

54.1

57.1

44.2

47.6

West Bengal

25.3

31.6

25.9

31.5

All UTs

66.7

50

5.0

14.6

India

27.3

31.1

10.0

13.6

Abbr. : Neg. : Negligible.
Source : Report on Agricultural Census 1990-91, Department of Agriculture
             and Co-Operation, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India.

Year: Period of fiscal year in India is April to March, e.g. year shown as 1990-91 relates to April 1990 to March 1991.

Units: (a) 1 Lakh (or Lac) = 100000.                               

(b) 1 Crore (or Cr.) = 10000000.

Some part of the footnotes/units may not be applicable for this table