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Table 8.

Estimated benefit based on the dependable flow.

Different scenario of water treaty and its anticipated benefitBangladesh cultivated area (ha)
India cultivated area (ha)
Dry seasonLean seasonDry seasonLean season
Cultivating area in case of 50–50 WSA 60,270 131,082 60,270 131,082 
Cultivating area in case of 45–55 WSA 54,243 117,957 66,297 144,179 
Cultivating area in case of 40–60 WSA 48,216 104,853 72,324 157,286 
Cultivating area in case of 35–65 WSA 42,189 91,750 78,351 170,393 
Cultivating area in case of 30–70 WSA 36,162 78,643 84,378 183,500 
Cultivating area in case of 25–75 WSA 30,135 65,536 90,405 196,607 
Different scenario of water treaty and its anticipated benefitBangladesh cultivated area (ha)
India cultivated area (ha)
Dry seasonLean seasonDry seasonLean season
Cultivating area in case of 50–50 WSA 60,270 131,082 60,270 131,082 
Cultivating area in case of 45–55 WSA 54,243 117,957 66,297 144,179 
Cultivating area in case of 40–60 WSA 48,216 104,853 72,324 157,286 
Cultivating area in case of 35–65 WSA 42,189 91,750 78,351 170,393 
Cultivating area in case of 30–70 WSA 36,162 78,643 84,378 183,500 
Cultivating area in case of 25–75 WSA 30,135 65,536 90,405 196,607 

Note: In the Teesta floodplain 21 ha of land can be cultivated by 0.028 cumec of water.

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