Chandigarh, November 20:
The Punjab Water Resources Department has announced the Rotational Programme of irrigation for the Rabi Season through canals from 22nd to 29th November, 2020. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Patiala Feeder, Abohar Branch, Bathinda Branch, Bist Doab Canal and Sidhwan Branch respectively.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Water Resources 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 and balance water supply available will be utilized in direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line (BML) in Group ‘A’.
The spokesperson further said that distributaries of Harike system in Group ‘B’ being in the first preference will run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilized in the group ‘A’ distributaries.
The spokesperson also said that the channels off-taking from Upper Bari Doab Canal i.e. Main Branch Lower with its distributaries being in the first preference will run to their indent and balance water supplies available will be utilized in Lahore Branch, Sabhron Branch with their distributaries and Kasur Branch Lower respectively.