Agriculture depends mainly on the availabilities of water at proper time and in proper quantity. In the past the main source of water had been rainfall. However on account of failure of monsoon at times or premature cessation of rainfall the need for Irrigation was felt. Before the abolition of Zamindari the Zamindars used to maintain ahars and pyres which severed the twin purpose of irrigation and drainage. Besides these channels there were dug wells for irrigation purposes.
After independence the government has under different five years plans drawn up and executed various schemes for irrigation. Important among the major schemes being the following
1. Chandan Reservoir Irrigation scheme.
2. Kajia Danr Irrigation Scheme.
3. Bdua Reservoir Project.
4. Chandan, Belasi Irrigation Scheme – Banka
5. Orhni Reservoir Irrigation Project- Banka Fullidumer
6. Laxmipur Reservoir Irrigation Project – Bounsi
Fish rearing has also been provided in these reservoir along with irrigation schemes.
Irrigation facilities has been made available from these reservoir by constructing channels till far north area of Rajoun Circle also.