Rotational irrigation programme for Rabi season announced

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damNewZNew (Chandigarh) : The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the rabi Season through Canal water from 18-02-2015 to 25-02-2015. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Bathinda Branch, Bist Doab, Sidhwan Branch,  Patiala feeder and Abohar Branch  respectively.

Disclosing this here today a spokesman of the irrigation department said that direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line in group ‘A’ being in the channels of first preference will run to their indent and  balance water supplies available will be utilized in Ghaggar Branch and its off taking channels i.e Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor in Group ‘B’  respectively.

The spokesman further said that all the direct distributaries of Sirhind Feeder in group ‘A’  being in the First preference will run to their indent and balance water supplies available would be utilised in Abohar Branch off-taking from Sirhind Feeder and its distributaries/Minors in  Group ‘B’.

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