Rotational Irrigation Programme for Rabi season from Feb 18 to 25
Chandigarh, February 12:
The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the Rabi Season through canal water from February 18 to 25, 2018. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Abohar Branch, Patiala Feeder, Bathinda Branch, Bist Doab Canal and Sidhwan 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. Main Branch Lower and with its distributaries being in the first preference will run to their indent and balance water supplies available will be utilized in Lahore Branch, Sabhron Branch, and Kasur Branch lower with their distributaries respectively.