ROTATIONAL IRRIGATION PROGRAMME FROM MARCH 1 TO 8
Chandigarh, Feb 28: The Water Resources Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme of canals for irrigation in the Rabi Season from 1-3-2019 to 8-3-19. The channels and branches off-taking from Ropar Head Works 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 spokesman of the department said that the direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line (BML) in Group A being in the channels of first presference will run to their indent. Balance water available would be utilised in Ghaggar branch and Patiala minor in Group B respectively.
He further said that Punjab channels and branches off-taking from Harike and Ferozepur head works i.e. all the direct distributaries of Sirhind Feeder in Group A being in the first preference would run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilised in Abohar branch lower off taking from Sirhind feeder and its distributaries/minors in in Group B.
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 will run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilised in Sabhron Branch, Lahore Branch, Main Branch Lower and with their distributaries respectively.