Chandigarh, October 28:
The Punjab Water Resources Department has announced the Rotational Programme of irrigation for the Rabi Season through canals from October 29 to November 5, 2020. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Sidhwan Branch, Bathinda Branch, Bist Doab Canal, Patiala Feeder and Abohar Branch respectively.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Water Resources department said that Bhakra Main Line’s (BML) direct distributaries of Group ‘A’ being in the first preference will run to their indent and balance water available will be utilized in Ghaggar Link and its off-taking Channels i.e. Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor in group ‘B’.
The spokesperson further said that Harike system’s direct distributaries of Group ‘A’ being in the first preference will run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilized in the group ‘B’ distributaries.
The spokesperson also said that the channels off-taking from Upper Bari Doab Canal i.e. Sabhron Branch with its distributaries being in the first preference will run to their indent and balance water supplies available will be utilized in Kasur Branch Lower, main branch lower with their distributaries and Lahore Branch respectively.