Tag Archives: EcoSikh

Schools pledge to celebrate eco-friendly Gurpurb

Ludhiana, Punjab: Schools of Ludhiana today pledged to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev’s birthday in an environment-friendly way with a special focus on curbing the garbage output. The schools took this step after various non-government organisations motivated them. The schools will promote the use of steel or other reusable cutlery instead of non-biodegradable Styrofoam and other disposables, which are common in ...

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EcoSikh to launch ‘Clean Nanded’ drive

Chandigarh: Nanded, a well known pilgrimage centre of Sikhs, will soon be a clean city with EcoSikh, an international ecology organisation that is based in the USA tying up with UK-based Alliance of Religions and Conservation for making the city environment friendly. The city is famous for Hazur Sahib, situated on the banks of the Godavari, is considered one of the ...

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EcoAmritsar steps in to ensure green nagar kirtan

Amritsar, Punjab: Celebrating the 479th birth anniversary of Guru Ramdas with the theme of ‘Nature Preservation and Conservation of Bio-Diversity’, various organisations led by EcoAmritsar, an initiative by US-based EcoSikh, today mobilised volunteers to collect garbage during the entire route of the nagar kirtan taken out to mark the occasion. Among these organisations were SGPC, Baba Kulwant Singh Ajnale Wale, MC ...

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After Amritsar, Nanded joins green pilgrimage club

Amritsar, Punjab: After the holy city of Amritsar, Nanded in Maharashtra, where Takht Sri Hazur Sahib is located, has joined the Green Pilgrimage Network, thus making a commitment towards becoming eco-friendly. The development came at a meeting held at Trondheim in Norway on Saturday, which brought together delegates from all over the world. Representatives of several cities belonging to various faiths ...

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SGPC hails Pak govt’s move to give holy city status to Panja Sahib

Amritsar,Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has welcomed the reported decision of the Pakistan government to grant the holy city status to Panja Sahib, one of the holiest Sikh shrines associated with Guru Nanak Dev, in Pakistan. In a release issued here on Saturday, SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar welcomed the announcement made to this effect by Arif Chaudhary, ...

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