West Bengal State Marketing Board

Gross Cropped Area, Net Sown Area and Cropping Intensity in the Districts of West Bengal during 2008-09 and 2009-10.

(Area in '000 Hectares)

District 2008-09 2009-10
Cultivable Area
Gross Cropped Area
Net Sown Area
Cropping Intensity (%)
Cultivable Area
Gross Cropped Area
Net Sown Area
Cropping Intensity (%)
Darjeeling
158
194
132
146
157
194
132
147
Jalpaiguri
353
551
336
164
353
546
336
163
Coochbehar
258
552
252
219
258
521
251
207
Uttar Dinajpur
279
508
277
184
279
488
276
177
Dakshin Dinajpur
188
327
186
176
188
308
186
166
Malda
281
451
212
212
282
443
216
205
Murshidabad
401
938
400
235
100
932
398
234
Nadia
299
697
289
241
300
668
291
230
North 24 Parganas
264
511
257
198
263
472
220
215
South 24 Parganas
382
540
374
144
381
524
358
147
Howrah
85
158
80
199
87
157
80
195
Hooghly
219
555
215
258
218
540
214
252
Burdwan
468
862
452
190
467
865
454
190
Birbhum
336
568
320
177
336
529
322
164
Bankura
390
514
347
148
389
514
350
147
Purulia
439
374
317
118
438
335
319
105
Paschim Medinipur
595
982
560
175
594
940
564
167
Purba Medinipur
294
520
288
180
293
554
289
192
West Bengal
5689
9802
5294
185
5682
9530
5256
181

    * Cultivable area includes net area sown, current fallow, fallow land other than current fallow, cultivable waste land, land under miscellaneous tree crops and groves.

Sources:- Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal.