Punjab

Rotational irrigation programme for Kharif season from June 11

June 11, 2018 05:18 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme of irrigation for the Kharif Season through canals from June 11 to June 17, 2018. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Patiala Feeder, Abohar Branch, Sidhwan Branch, Bathinda Branch and Bist Doab Canal respectively.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesman of the Irrigation department said that distributaries and Branches of Bhakra Main Line (BML) in Ghaggar Link and its off-taking Channels i. e. Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor in group 'B' being in the first preference will run to their indent. Balance water available will be utilized in Direct distributaries of 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 in group ‘B’ being in the first preference will run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilised 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, Lahore Branch and main branch lower with their distributaries respectively.

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