Rajasthan Feeder Canal to remain closed for 60 days
Chandigarh, March 24, 2023: On the request of the Rajasthan Government, the Punjab Water Resources Department has decided to close Rajasthan Feeder Canal for 60 days.
Disclosing this, the Spokesperson of the department said that the Rajasthan Government has appealed to close the canal due to the remaining work of the relining, thereby the Punjab Government has decided to close the canal from March 26, 2023, to May 24, 2023 (both days inclusive) for 60 days.
He further said that the state government has already issued a notification in this regard under Rule 63 of Rules framed under the Northern India Canal and Drainage Act, 1873 (Act No. VIII of 1873).