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Press release for Punjab Govt
Jan 28, 2008


Chandigarh, January 28 :

The Irrigation Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme for irrigation for the current Rabi Season through Canal water from 30 January to 6 february 2008. The channels of Sirhind Canal System would run on priority basis from Sidhwan Branch, Bhatinda Branch, Bist Doab Canal, Patiala feeder and Abohar Branch respectively.

Disclosing this here today a spokesman of the irrigation department said that direct distributaries of Bhakra Main Line in group 'A' being in the first preference will run to their indent. Balance water supplies available will be utilized in Ghaggar link and its off taking channels i.e. Ghaggar Branch and Patiala Minor in Group 'B' respectively.

The spokesman further said that the Punjab channels off taking from Harika and Ferozepur Head Works & Branches i.e. Sarhind Feeder being in Group 'A' will run to their indent. Balance water supplies available would be utilised in Abohar Brnach off taking from Sirhind Feeder and distributries in Group "B".

The spokesman also said that the channels off taking from Upper Bari Doab Canal i.e. Main Branck Lower with its distributaries being in first Preference would run to their indent, Balance Surplus water available would be utilised in Lahore Branch, Sabraon Branch, Kashore Branch Lower and with their distributaries respectively