Punjab

Rotational irrigation programme for kharif season from may 09 to 16

Devinder Singh Kohli | May 02, 2018 04:01 PM
Rotational irrigation programme for kharif season from may 09 to 16

 

 

Chandigarh,

 

The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the Kharif Season through canal water from May 09 to May 16, 2018. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Patiala Feeder, Abohar Branch, Bist Doab Canal, Sidhwan Branch and Bathinda Branch respectively.

Disclosing this here today a spokesman of the irrigation department said that Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor in Group 'B' being in the channels of first preference will run to their indent. Balance water supplies available will be utilized in direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line (BML) in group 'A'.

The spokesman further said that Punjab channels and branches off-taking from Harike and Ferozepur head works i.e. Abohar Branch off- taking from Sirhind Feeder and its distributaries/Minors in Group ‘B’ being in the first preference will run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilized in the direct distributaries of Sirhind Feeder in group ‘A’.

The spokesman also said that the channels off taking from Upper Bari Doab Canal i.e. Sabhron Branch with its distributaries being in the first preference will run to their indent and balance water supplies available will be utilized in Kasur Branch lower, Main Branch Lower, Lahore Branch and with their distributaries respectively.

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