LAHORE - Punjab Irrigation Department’s de-silting drive for Rabi 2017-18 is scheduled to be started on December 26, 2017.
This was disclosed by irrigation department sources here on Wednesday. Sources said that a canal closure plan had also been finalized and shared with all the six operation zones of Punjab Irrigation.
Chief Engineers of all the six zones namely Lahore, Bahawalpur, Multan, Faisalabad, DG Khan and Sargodha had finalized the de-silting activities in their respective zones and de-silting campaign would run till January 30 and would cover around 3000 canal miles in the entire province,
The campaign has been designed keeping in view the irrigation needs to the farmers of the province for wheat crop, he added.