21 Apr 2021

ROTATIONAL IRRIGATION PROGRAMME FOR RABI SEASON FROM FEBRUARY 10 TO 17

Chandigarh, February 9:

The Punjab Water Resources Department has announced the Rotational Programme of irrigation for the Rabi Season through canals from 10th to 17th February, 2021. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Abohar Branch, Patiala Feeder, Bist Doab Canal, Sidhwan Branch and Bathinda Branch respectively.

 Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Water Resources 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 and the balance water supplies available will be utilized in the direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line (BML) in Group ‘A’.

The spokesperson further said that the distributaries of Harike system in Group ‘B’ being in the first preference will run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilized in the group ‘A’ distributaries.

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

Read more