ROTATIONAL IRRIGATION PROGRAMME FOR RABI SEASON ANNOUNCED
Chandigarh, January 28 :
The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational
Programme for irrigation for the current Rabi Season through Canal
water from 30 January to 6 february 2008. The channels of Sirhind
Canal System would run on priority basis from Sidhwan Branch,
Bhatinda Branch, Bist Doab Canal, Patiala feeder and Abohar Branch
Disclosing this here today a spokesman of the irrigation department
said that direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line in group 'A'
being in the first preference will run to their indent. Balance
water supplies available will be utilized in Ghaggar link and
its off taking channels i.e. Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor
in Group 'B' respectively.
The spokesman further said that the Punjab channels off taking
from Harika and Ferozepur Head Works & Branches i.e. Sarhind
Feeder being in Group 'A' will run to their indent. Balance water
supplies available would be utilised in Abohar Brnach off taking
from Sirhind Feeder and distributries in Group "B".
The spokesman also said that the channels off taking from Upper
Bari Doab Canal i.e. Main Branck Lower with its distributaries
being in first Preference would run to their indent, Balance Surplus
water available would be utilised in Lahore Branch, Sabraon Branch,
Kashore Branch Lower and with their distributaries respectively