*Amid Coronavirus lockdown Irrigation Division Doda successfully restored/ made functional 11 major khuls in Doda* _Said restoration of khuls will increase the agricultural activities and will boost the production during the Kharif season_

Publish Date : 01/06/2020
Doda,May 12:
The District Administration in its endeavour to give impetus to the agricultural activities during the Kharif season and in order to ensure sufficient water supply to the dominant farming areas amid Coronavirus lockdown,Irrigation Division Doda under the instructions of DDC Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode has successfully restored/made functional 11 major khuls in Doda in-order to carry out the agriculture and allied activities in smooth manner in the district.
It has been given out by the authorities of the irrigation department that these  khuls have been made functional by way of spot treatment, restoration, desilting and improvement in speedy manner so that the farmer’s of respective areas will carry out their farming activities without any shortage of water supply.
Besides it has been also informed by the Ex En irrigation division Doda R K Khajuria that it is for the first time that water stands released from 15th of April 2020 as per the site requirements to the farmer’s which otherwise in routine time stands to be released in June.
The khuls which are made functional includes Ghat khul,Bhabore khul,Shai Bari khul,Assar khul,Jathi khul,Mohalla khul,Jatheli khul,Trown khul, Khaleni khul,Jangalwar khul,Goha khul etc adding to this informed that these khuls will cater to the area of approximately 577 hectares.
Moreover it has been informed that one new Udhyanpur khul has been approved and incorporated in current financial year in state plan the construction of which will be started soon,besides said that two defunct khuls Dongroo and Malwana will also be taken up in this financial year as soon as the funds will be made available to the department,Ex En added.
He also informed that all the works were carried out methodically keeping in view the norms of social distancing and to meet the peak irrigation water demand in the current Kharif season.