ROTATIONAL IRRIGATION PROGRAMME FOR RABI SEASON ANNOUNCED
Chandigarh, February 6: The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the current Rabi Season through Canal water up to 11-02-2013. 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 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 supplies available will be utilized in direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line in group ‘A’ respectively.
The spokesman further said that Abohar Branch off-taking from Sirhind Feeder and distributries in Group “B” being in the First preference will run to their ident. Balance water supplies available would be utilised in direct distributaries of Group ‘A’.
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 would run to their indent .Balance water supplies water available would be utilised in, Sabraon Branch, Lahore Branch, Main Branch Lower with their distributaries respectively.