11 Sep : The average rate of growth in the created irrigation potential during the I Plan to X Plan is about 1.47 Million Hectares per year. The ultimate irrigation potential has been assessed to be about 139.9 Mha against which creation of irrigation potential of about 102.7 Mha has been reported by the States up to the end of X Plan. Creation of irrigation potential of 5.51 Mha has also been reported during the first three years of XI Plan. The revised target of creation of irrigation potential during XI Plan is about 9.5 Mha. The report of the Task Force on Irrigation constituted by the Planning Commission has assessed that most of the ultimate irrigation potential would be created by XIII Plan. Further, additional irrigation potential of about 35 Mha is also envisaged Inter-Basin Water Transport.