sprinkler irrigation

sprinkler irrigation

[¦spriŋ·klər ‚ir·i′gā·shən]
(agriculture)
A method of providing water to plants by pipelines which carry water under pressure from a pump or elevated source to lines, with sprinkler heads spaced at appropriate intervals.
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He said under this project, agriculture department is installing drip & sprinkler irrigation on subsidised rates.
'Under this project, Agriculture Department is installing drip and sprinkler irrigation system, soil Laser land levelling, water channels, converting barren land into productive land with the help of bulldozers on subsidized basis,' he said while addressing a meeting here on Tuesday.
Under the World Bank-funded PIPIP project, the agriculture department is installing drip and sprinkler irrigation systems, doing laser land leveling, lining water channels, and converting barren land into productive one with the help of bulldozers on subsidised basis.
The spokesman said that drip and sprinkler irrigation systems were suitable most for crops cultivated on uneven land and for in time water application to olive plants.
Other new schemes are Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Productivity Improvement Project, Promotion of Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation Systems in Punjab, Maintenance Management System of store for Bulldozers and other equipment of field Wing, Use of Command Area of Mini Dams in Rawalpindi Division, Supply Chain Improvement of selected Agriculture and Livestock Products and Block allocation for Introducing Solar Powered Tube Wells.
For funds for drip or sprinkler irrigation, the farmers should have at least eight kanal land to apply for the scheme.
The government would provide 80 per cent subsidy on installation of Solar system while the government would also provide 50 per cent subsidy on the installation of Tunnels (Tunnel farm Technology) and 60 per cent subsidy for sprinkler irrigation in the province, sources added.
In its pursuit we are providing potable water and health care to the surrounding communities, use of recycled water in our orchards through drip and sprinkler irrigation and planting of 12-14 thousand tree saplings every year.