GOVERNMENT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
IRRIGATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Irrigation Sector

Total geographical area of the State 55.67 lakh ha.
Total culturable area of the State 5.83 lakh ha.
Area identified under Major/Medium Irrigatrion projects 0.50 lakh ha.
Area identified under Minor irrigation schemes 2.85 lakh ha.
Total identified area 3.35 lakh ha.

There are 2504 completed irrigation schemes in the State out of which Med Irrg 5, FIS 1156, LIS 536 and Tubewell 807.

Upto the end of March, 2016, an area of 2.67 lakh hect. of land has been provided with irrigation facilities, the details of which are as under:-

Sector
Area covered upto 31.03.2016 (ha.)
Total area
IPH
other Deptt.
Minor Irrigation
131803
100657
232460
Major Irrigation
15286
0
15286
Medium Irrigation
19151
0
19151
Total
166240
100657
266897