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Rotational irrigation programme for kharif season announced

chandigarh Updated: Sep 04, 2009 00:25 IST

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The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the current Kharif Season through Canal water from September 5-12.

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.

A spokesman of the irrigation department said in Chandigarh on Thursday that Ghaggar link and its off taking channels -- 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 in group 'A' respectively.

The spokesman further said that Abohar Branch off-taking from Sirhind Feeder and distributries in Group "B" being in the first preference will run to their ident. 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 -- Main Branch Lower with its distributaries being in the first Preference would run to their indent.

Balance water supplies available would be utilised in Lahore Branch, Sabraon Branch and Kasur Branch Lower, with their distributaries respectively.

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