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Table 3.

Barrage structures in the Teesta floodplain.

 IndiaBangladesh
Location Gazaldoba Dalia-Doani 
Landscape Hilly and plains Plain land 
Climate Tropical, mild winter, hot humid summer, warm rainy monsoon Tropical savanna, and humid subtropical 
Command area 1,214,000 ha 750,000 ha 
Irrigable area 922,000 ha 540,000 ha 
Under irrigation 540,000 ha 111,406 ha 
Soil type Sandy or clayey loam Sandy and alluvial 
Hydropower 67.50 MW N/A 
Link canals 210.79 km 275 km 
Beneficiaries 8 million 21 million 
Year of operation 1989 1993 
 IndiaBangladesh
Location Gazaldoba Dalia-Doani 
Landscape Hilly and plains Plain land 
Climate Tropical, mild winter, hot humid summer, warm rainy monsoon Tropical savanna, and humid subtropical 
Command area 1,214,000 ha 750,000 ha 
Irrigable area 922,000 ha 540,000 ha 
Under irrigation 540,000 ha 111,406 ha 
Soil type Sandy or clayey loam Sandy and alluvial 
Hydropower 67.50 MW N/A 
Link canals 210.79 km 275 km 
Beneficiaries 8 million 21 million 
Year of operation 1989 1993 

Sources: BWDB and Government of Sikkim.

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