About WCDC

WATERSHED CELL CUM DATA CENTRE

At the District level, a Watershed Cell cum Data Centre (WCDC) is to be established vide Agriculture Department, Government of West Bengal Circular No.856/AG/P/9M-(Inputs)-02/2012 dated 20/06/2012. Its composition was partially modified by WBSWDA Notification No. 087/IWMP/2014 dated 11/03/2014. All WCDCs will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with WBSWDA, as given at Annexure III(page63).

The District Magistrate (DM) shall be designated as Chairperson of WCDC and one of the Additional District Magistrate, as nominated by the DM, may function as the Vice Chairman of the WCDC.There would be a Project Manager from the Agriculture Department for every WCDC at the district level in the following manner:

Table 2: Project Managers, WCDC of various Districts

Sl. District Project Manager, WCDC
1 Purulia Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil Conservation) Kangsabati RVP, Purulia
2 Paschim Medinipur Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil Conservation Planning) Execution Division, Ganga Basin, Midnapore.
3 Bankura Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil & Water Management) Bankura.
4 Birbhum  Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil & Water Management) Birbhum.
5 Burdwan Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil & Water Management) Purba Burdwan.
6 North 24-Parganas Deputy Director of Agriculture (Admn.) North 24-Parganas.
7 South 24-Parganas Deputy Director of Agriculture (Admn.) South 24-Parganas.
8 Darjeeling Deputy Director of Agriculture (Admn.) Darjeeling.
9 Jalpaiguri Deputy Director of Agriculture (World Bank Project), Jalpaiguri
10 Coochbehar Deputy Director of Agriculture (Water Management), Coochbehar
11 Alipurduar Deputy Director of Agriculture (Admin.), Alilpurduar

 

Sl. No.

District

Project Manager, WCDC

1

Purulia

Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil Conservation) Kangsabati RVP, Purulia

2

Paschim Medinipur

Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil Conservation Planning) Execution Division, Ganga Basin, Midnapore.

3

Bankura

Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil & Water Management) Bankura.

4

Birbhum

 Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil & Water Management) Birbhum.

5

Burdwan

 Deputy Director of Agriculture (Soil & Water Management) Burdwan.

6

Purba Medinipur

 

7

North 24-Parganas

 Deputy Director of Agriculture (Admn.) North 24-Parganas.

8

South 24-Parganas

Deputy Director of Agriculture (Admn.) South 24-Parganas.

9

Murshidabad

 

10

Malda

 

11

Uttar Dinajpur

 

12

Dakshin Dinajpur

 

13

Darjeeling

Deputy Director of Agriculture (Admn.) Darjeeling.

14

Jalpaiguri and  Alipurduar

 Deputy Director of Agriculture (World Bank Project), Jalpaiguri

15

Coochbehar

 Deputy Director of Agriculture (Water Management), Coochbehar