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Fisheries

The production of fish in this district is not much encouraging though a large no. of tanks both under Govt. & Private sector are there. If these tanks are utilised properly for Pisciculture and Duck rearing the production of fish as well as eggs will be increased to a considerable extent thereby increasing the scope of income & employment to the rural people. Total inland area of the district is 71,255 hec.. So, there is an ample possibility to bring more area under efficient pisciculture. 
The details of cultural area covering Govt. and private Tanks are given below
Private Culturable water area - 37753.26 Ha.
Vested tank water area - 9223.24 Ha.
Dam and Reservoir - 3039.10 Ha.
Departmental Tank - 62.40 Ha.

Total 1419.10 Ha. water area covered during last three years for pisciculture through distribution of minikit, production of fry/fingerlings, demonstration centre on table fish production, supply of fishing nets and requisits, infrastructural facilities as fishermen village road, community hall, housing etc. and development of different fishermen co-operative sector through pisciculture, training etc. Total 6,807 fishermen were benefited.

Irrigation

There is altogether 32 Nos. of medium irrigation Schemes (17 under Purulia Irrigation Divn., 6 under Construction Divn and 9 under Investigation & Planning Divn. ) in this district. Out of these 32 Schemes, 23 are completed and 9 are in various stages of execution. Four new schemes Karru,Dambera,Dudhiajore and Horai are programmed for execution during the 10th  Plan.     
There are altogether 135 RLI schemes with effective command area 138 hec. Out of which 21 nos. are electrified and rest 114 nos. are diesel operated. Out of these schemes 16 are permanently defunct.  17 nos. Mini RLI in the different remote areas have been installed so far.  

There are altogether 61 Minor Irrigation Schemes. The total Irrigation Potential created are 8541 hec in Kharif and 1955 hec in Rabi.  No. of Dug-well constructed so far  are 4218 nos.

Forestry

 Total forest coverage in this district including social forestry and degraded forest as per Satellite Imagery data is 185726 ha which is 29.69 % of the total land of the district. As per report of the forest dept. total area under forest Dept. is 115226 ha. 
 The management and maintenance of Forest is being done by Joint Forest Protection Committees under active control of different divisions of Forest Department. At present
 702 nos. of Forest Protection Committees (Purulia Divn.-171, KSC-I Divn.-235)  are working in this district. These committees have not only helped to protect the plantation areas but have also guarded against illegal felling of trees.
The natural forests of the district are mostly of mixed nature and restricted to northwest part of the district covering
 Ajodhya Hills and Panchet hills of northeast. As per Remote sensing data the forest cover of this district is increasing compare to its past status. The extensive farm and social forestry plantation programs might have contributed in a big way to the increase in the forest cover. Forest types Purulia district as per Satellite Imagery data (IRS-IB LISS II Dec. 1994) are shown below:

Sl. No.
Name of the class
Area ( Sq. km.)
Percentage to the total area of the district
1.
Dense Sal Forest
37.98
0.61
2.
Mixed Dense Forest
141.97
2.27
3.
Open Sal Forest
112.27
1.80
4.
Mixed Open Forest
762.83
12.20
5.
Plantation
124.45
1.98
6.
Degraded Forest
677.76
10.83
 
TOTAL
1857.26
29.69

 

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