Ground water year book of West Bengal and Andaman & Nicobar Islands (2019-2020)

In West Bengal, ground water level monitoring is being carried out by Central Ground Water Board, Eastern Region from 1500 Ground Water Monitoring Wells covering all districts of West Bengal encompassing various hydrogeological and agro-climatic zones during the month of April, 2019, August, 2019, November, 2019 and January, 2020. In Andaman and Nicobar Islands, monitoring of water level is carried out from 113 nos. GWMSs established in different hydrogeological and geomorphic terrains. Out of 113 GWMS, 111 wells are open dug well and rests two are bore well. In Kolkata City, monthly monitoring of water level is carried out using 36 nos. GWMS. Present report has been prepared on groundwater scenario of West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands reflecting the status of groundwater regime as revealed through ground water level during 2019-20.