ROTATIONAL IRRIGATION PROGRAMME FOR RABI SEASON FROM JANUARY 1 TO 8
Chandigarh, December 31: The Punjab Water Resources Department has announced the Rotational Programme of irrigation for the Rabi Season through canals from 1st to 8th January, 2021. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Bist Doab Canal, Sidhwan Branch, Bathinda Branch, Patiala Feeder and Abohar Branch respectively.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Water Resources department said that the direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line (BML) in Group ‘A’ being in the first preference will run to their indent and balance water supply available will be utilized in Ghaggar Link and its off-taking Channels i.e. Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor in group ‘B’.
The spokesperson further said that the distributaries of Harike system in Group ‘A’ being in the first preference will run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilized in the group ‘B’ distributaries.
The spokesperson 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, Main Branch Lower with their distributaries and Lahore Branch respectively.