IRRIGATION department announces rotational irrigation programme from May 11 to 18

Author(s): City Air NewsChandigarh, May 10, 2013:The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the kharif Season through Canal water from May 11 to 18. The channels and branches off-taking...

IRRIGATION department announces rotational irrigation programme from May 11 to 18
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Chandigarh, May 10, 2013:The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the kharif Season through Canal water from May 11 to 18.

The channels and branches off-taking from Ropar Head Works, 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 the distributaries and branches of BML, Ghaggar Link and its off-taking channels i.e. Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor, in Group ‘B’, being in the first preference, would run to their indent. Balance water supplies available, would be utilized in Direct Distributaries of Group ‘A’.

The spokesman further said that Punjab channels and branchs off-taking from Harike and Ferozpur Head Works, Abohar Branch off-taking from Sirhind Feeder and its distributaries, in Group ‘B’ being in first preference, would run to their indent. Balance water supplies available, would be utilized in Direct Distributaries of Sirhind Feeder in Group ‘A’.

The spokesman also said that the in the Upper Bari Doab Canal system, Sabhroan Branch with its distributaries, being in the 1st preference, would run to their indent. Balance water supplies available, would be utilised in Kasur Branch Lower, Main Branch Lower and Lahore Branch and with their distributaries, respectively.

Date: 
Friday, May 10, 2013