Demand for changing regulations intensified: Dam full, farmers said-two out of four groups got water in August, officers: BBMB will keep demand today in BBMB

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Demand for changing regulations intensified: Dam full, farmers said-two out of four groups got water in August, officers: BBMB will keep demand today in BBMB
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11:27 PM July 28, 2022
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Due to the rains in the catchment areas of Bhakra and Pong Dam, the level of both dams is increasing continuously. Both dam levels are higher than last year. Due to this, the farmers of the district are demanding to change the regulation by increasing the shares of water in the Indira Gandhi Canal Project in August. Currently, IGNP canals are being divided into a group and one group canals are being run simultaneously. Due to this, tenants are getting irrigation water after 25 days. Now farmers are demanding irrigation water by running canals in two out of four groups. This decision will be taken in the meeting of the Technical Committee of Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) to be held on Friday. However, the officials of the Water Resources Department say that two out of four groups will be done as per the canals. According to the information, the water level of Bhakra Dam was 1583.86 feet on July 29 last year, while this time on July 28, Level 1601.00 Has reached the feet. Similarly, the water level of Pong Dam is also about 4 feet higher than last year. On July 29 last year, the level of Pong Dam was recorded at 1320.07 feet, while this time it was recorded 1324.56 feet on July 28. In the coming days, both dams are expected to get more water. For this reason, tenants are demanding to run canals in two out of four groups so that farmers can get water for irrigation after eight and a half days. In 6 days, the water level of Bhakra Dam and the level of Pong Dam increased by 5 feet, in arrivals There is also a good arrival in Bhakra and Pong Dam from the first week of July. The water level of both dams is continuously increasing due to more arrival of water drainage. In 6 days, the level of Bhakra Dam has increased by about 14 feet and the water level of Pong Dam has increased by about 5 feet. The water level of each dam is rising more than 1 feet from daily. On July 22, the water level of Bhakra Dam was 1387.67 feet which rose to 1601.00 feet on 28 July. On July 28, the arrival of water in the dam was getting 44 thousand 34 cusecs. On July 22, 34 thousand 466 cusecs were inward. The water level of Pong Dam was 1319.26 feet on July 22, which rose to 1324.56 feet on 28 July. On July 22, the arrival of water was 19 thousand 824 cusecs. On July 28, 26 thousand 111 cusecs were registered. The meeting of BBMB Technical Committee will be held today, the meeting of Bhakra Beas Management Board Technical Committee will be held at 4:30 pm on Friday evening. In this, Rajasthan will be represented by the Chief Engineer of North Hanumangarh, Amarjeet Singh Mehra. The meeting will determine water for Indira Gandhi Canal Project, Bhakra System, Nohar-Siddhamukh Project, Gang Canal for the month of August. According to departmental officials, the meeting will first review the water level of the dams and the arrival of water. After this, demand will be kept. The meeting to be chaired by the BBMB chairman will also include engineers of Punjab, Haryana etc. including Rajasthan. Here, the water in the drain bad to 1850 cusecs has been decreasing in the Ghaggar river continuously for the last three days. Due to this, the amount of water in Ghaggar Siphon and Drain Bed has also reduced. On Thursday, 1750 cusecs of water was arriving at Ghaggar Siphon. 1850 cusecs of water is being run in the drain bed. XEN Sahiram Yadav of Water Resources Block II said that 1370 cusecs of water started on Thursday evening in drain bed from GDC's Escape 8 near Rangmahal near Suratgarh. There are two gates built here. A gate has been opened. Apart from this, 1540 cusecs from Gullika, 620 cusecs to 620 cusecs, Chandpur head to 1300 cusecs and 250 cusecs of water were coming from Gullich. : In the meeting of Chief Engineer BBMB Technical Committee, water will be demanded to run the canals of Indira Gandhi Canal Project in two groups. The photo allocation photo will be clear only after the meeting. However, till now the catchment area of ​​the dams is receiving less rainfall. -Mamarjit Singh Mehra, Chief Engineer, Water Resources North, Hanumangarh Copyright © 2022-23 DB corp ltd., All rights reservedthis website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics.

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