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TABLE 1
Area Planned to be Irrigated by Sardar Sarovar Project


District Agricultural Area
(in '000 ha)
Area Under SSP
(in '000 ha)
% Agricultural Area Under SSP
Bharuch 507.8 97.95 19.28
Baroda 593.0 340.15 57.37
Kheda 536.1 116.01 21.63
Gandhinagar 51.9 10.65 20.52
Ahmedabad 676.2 331.27 48.99
Panchmahal 547.8 9.68 1.77
Mehsana 753.3 150.19 19.95
Banaskantha 925.6 313.89 33.91
Surendranagar 782.5 303.73 38.81
Bhavnagar 703.1 48.27 6.87
Rajkot 810.0 34.12 4.21
Kutch 2362.1 37.85 1.60
Total 9250.4 1793.85 19.39


Note : Saurashtra includes Surendranagar, Bhavnagar, Rajkot, Amreli, Junagadh and Jamnagar districts, with a total cultivated area of 4,176,600 ha. The SSP command are is planned to cover only 9.24 % of the area.

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