Chandigarh, December 5: The Water Resources Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme of canals for irrigation in the Rabi Season till December 10, 2018. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on the priority basis from Abohar Branch, Patiala Feeder, Bathinda Branch, Bist Doab Canal and Sidhwan Branch respectively.
Disclosing this here today a spokesman of the department said that the distributaries and Branches of Bhakra Main Line (BML) i.e. Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor 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’.
He further said that Punjab channels and branches off-taking from Harike and Ferozepur head works i.e. Abohar Branch off- taking from Sirhind Feeder and its distributaries in Group ‘B’ being in the first preference will run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilised in direct distributaries of Sirhind Feeder in 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 will run to their indent and the balance water supplies available will be utilised in Main Branch Lower, Kasur Branch Lower, Sabhron Branch and with their distributaries respectively.