State-wise Estimated Number of Operational Holdings Receiving Irrigation and Area Irrigated 
by Different Sources for Scheduled Tribe and All Sizes in India 

(1990-1991)

(Number in ' 000 Units ; Area in ' 000 Ha.)

States/UTs

Total Holdings

Canals

Tanks

Wells

Tubewells

Other Sources

Exclusive, Number of Holdings Receiving Irrigation

Net Area Irrigated

Number

Area

Number of Holdings

Area Irrigated

Number of Holdings

Area Irrigated

Number of Holdings

Area Irrigated

Number of Holdings

Area Irrigated

Number of Holdings

Area Irrigated

Andhra Pradesh

639

1045

43

33

73

45

51

43

12

10

40

28

206

159

Arunachal Pradesh

91

344

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

31

34

31

34

Assam

326

458

17

17

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

1

8

9

25

27

Bihar

1025

1745

17

11

33

20

110

35

17

7

162

31

305

104

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

12

17

Neg.

Neg.

-

-

Neg.

Neg.

-

-

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

Daman & Diu

Neg.

Neg.

-

-

-

-

-

-

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

-

Neg.

Neg.

Gujarat

386

941

23

32

1

1

34

44

2

3

4

5

62

84

Himachal Pradesh

35

40

-

-

-

-

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

13

9

13

10

Jammu & Kashmir

136

135

67

49

Neg.

Neg.

-

-

1

1

22

9

90

59

Karnataka

284

614

28

50

13

10

14

16

6

7

4

5

65

87

Kerala

66

33

Neg.

Neg.

1

Neg.

2

1

Neg.

Neg.

3

1

7

2

Lakshadweep

6

3

-

-

Neg.

Neg.

3

Neg.

-

-

-

-

3

Neg.

Madhya Pradesh

2077

5565

138

168

19

20

169

134

6

8

67

52

397

383

Maharashtra

634

1532

11

11

10

11

51

88

Neg.

Neg.

9

7

81

118

Manipur

58

77

Neg.

Neg.

-

-

-

-

-

-

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

Meghalaya

171

302

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

64

99

64

99

Mizoram

61

84

4

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

10

9

13

13

Nagaland

142

968

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

26

65

26

65

Orissa

1049

1520

64

60

7

6

6

2

Neg.

Neg.

30

20

105

89

Rajasthan

784

1759

77

141

20

20

195

212

16

26

15

11

324

409

Sikkim

17

48

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

4

4

4

Tamil Nadu

67

87

Neg.

Neg.

1

Neg.

7

5

Neg.

Neg.

5

2

14

7

Tripura

117

138

3

4

1

1

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

Neg.

4

3

9

8

Uttar Pradesh

32

57

9

13

Neg.

Neg.

-

-

7

17

5

3

20

33

West Bengal

456

397

24

14

36

13

34

8

86

49

41

23

178

107

India

8669

17908

527

608

217

147

678

588

155

130

567

430

2042

1902

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.