Indian History

Irrigation

1. All India percentage distribution of net irrigated area to total cropped area during 2012-13 was 33.9 per cent.

2. There is regional disparity in irrigated farming, with net irrigated area to total cropped area at more than 50 per cent in the states of Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh, while it is at less than 50 per cent in the remaining states

3. The net irrigated area in 2008-09 is 63.20 Million Hectares.31. The Gross irrigated area in 2008-09 is 88.42 Million Hectares.32.

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