Chandigarh

Rotational irrigation programme for Kharif season from July 1

June 30, 2017 06:10 PM

Chandigarh (PKB), June 30: The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the Kharif Season through Canal water from July 01 to July 08. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Bathinda Branch, Bist Doab Canal, Sidhwan Branch, Patiala Feeder and Abohar Branch respectively.

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

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

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

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