Chandigarh:The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the Rabi Season through Canal water from April 20 to April 27. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Patiala feeder, Abohar Branch, Bist Doab Canal, Sidhwan Branch and Bathinda Branch respectively.
Disclosing this here today a spokesman of the irrigation department said that Ghaggar link and its off taking channels i.e. Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor in Group ‘B’ being in the first preference will run to their indent. Balance water supplies available will be utilized in direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line (BML) in group ‘A’ respectively.
The spokesman further said that Abohar Branch Lower off-taking from Sirhind Feeder and its distributaries in Group “B” being in the First preference will run to their indent. Balance water supplies available would be utilised in direct distributaries of Group ‘A’.
The spokesman also said that the channels off taking from Upper Bari Doab Canal i.e. Lahore Branch with its distributaries being in the first Preference would run to their indent. Balance water supplies available would be utilised in Main Branch Lower, Kasur Branch Lower, Sabhraon Branch and with their distributaries respectively.