Central Ground Water Board

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State Profile

State Profile
Ground Water Scenario of Sikkim

Area (Sq.km)

7,096

Rainfall (mm)

3494

Total Districts / Blocks

4 districts   8 Blocks, 4 GW assessment units

 

Dynamic Ground Water Resources

 

Annual Replenishable Ground water Resource

0.08 BCM

Net Annual Ground Water Availability

0.08 BCM

Annual Ground Water Draft

0.01 BCM

Stage of Ground Water Development

16 %

Ground Water Development & Management

Over Exploited

NIL

Critical

NIL

Semi- critical

NIL

Artificial Recharge to Ground Water (AR)

  • Quantity of Surface Water to be     Recharged: 44 MCM
  • Feasible AR structures: 2100 spring development, 2500 cement plugs/ nala bunds, 5300 gabion structures, 69596 Roof Water Harvesting

 

Enactment of Ground Water Bill to regulate and control the development of ground water:  In view of very low ground water development, State Govt feels it is not necessary to enact any law at present. 

Inclusion of Roof Top Rain Water Harvesting (RTRWH) in building by laws:
To be included.

Central Ground Water Authority

Areas Notified for Regulation of ground water development

NIL

Mass Awareness Programme (as on 31.03.2010)

NIL

Water Management Training Programme (as on 31.03.2010)

NIL

 
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