Kangsabati Reservoir Project
Reservoir Project was started in the year 1956-57. Till date an irrigation potential of
3,48,477 ha. has been created in the districts of Bankura, Midnapore and Hooghly through
With bank assistance and under Accelerated Irrigation Benefit
Programme, the Government has undertaken large extension and improvement programme of the
main canals. The project though originally planned for Kharif and limited Rabi, at present
the irrigation water is provided for Boro cultivation also to an area of 27,944 ha.