Chandigarh, April 6: Amid the news of water level going down hazardously in the Punjab, there is good news that water level of Bhakhra has gone up to 22.23 feet above. The main reason for this development is to stop the water flowing to Pakistan. In the rainy days, approximately 500 Cusic water flows to Pakistan from downstream area, daily.
But by stopping water from Dam, the flood water in downstream is being started to use. Taking it seriously by the Centre Government and Punjab Government, such leakage has been stopped. Talking in interaction with Media, the Chairman of Bhakhra Bias Management Board (BBMB), DK Sharma said that the flow of water in the canals of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan will be available more than requirement as the good rain prediction is also believed.Notable that the Punjab Government has achieved success with the help of NABARD by spending Rs 200 crore to stop the leakage of water to Pakistan. But the water level of Pond Dam has been decreased 8.71 and the reason is repair of tunnel-2.In the coming days, where the heat will increase in the lower areas as well as there will also be increase rainfall and snowfall in upper area, Himachal Pradesh.To know the behaviour of the weather, the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has conducted a survey. In which it has been appeared that although there may be increase of heat in Punjab and Haryana, but the rainfall and snowfall will be increased as usual. Study reveals that there will be no major change in the weather of HP. BBMB has set up a cell to know the weather patterns as the BBMB produces electricity from various sources of water and also supply water.Chairman told that in the second phase, the study for Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan would be conducted about the change of weather and availability of water.BBMB is going to set up control room in Chandigarh for all of its Power projects, which will be first of its kind in the Country. For this purpose the task has been initiated, which may take one year to complete. Chairman Sharma said that on the foreign pattern, the power projects will be controlled with remote control. In the first phase, the Bhakhra project will be connected with it and later after the success, the rest projects will be added.
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