Punjab announces rotational irrigation programme for Kharif season


7 Apr 2011
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The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the current Kharif season through Canal water from 30-5-2011 to 6-6-2011. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Bist Doab Canal, Sidhwan Branch, Bathinda Branch, Abohar Branch, and Patiala feeder respectively.
Disclosing this here today a spokesman of the irrigation department said Bhakra Main Line and its off taking channels in group 'A' being in the first preference will run to their indent Ghaggar Link and Patiala Minor in Group 'B' balance water supplies available will be utilised in direct distributaries respectively.

The spokesman further said Harieka Head works and Firozpur Head works and its distributaries of Group 'A' being in the first preference will run to their indent. Balance water supplies available would be utilised in Abhor Branch and its distributaries of Group "B".

The spokesman also said the channels off taking from upper Bari Doab Canal i.e. Lahore Branch with its distributaries being in the first reference would run to their indent .Balance water supplies would be utilised in Main Branch Lower, Kasur Branch Lower, Sabraon Branch with their distributaries respectively.

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