Tag Archives: Sikh Environment Day

NGOs request Akal Takht to take lead against GM crops

Amritsar, Punjab: A group of environmentalists and members of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) called upon the Akal Takht to take the lead in preventing the entry of genetically-modified (GM) crops into Punjab. The NGOs submitted a joint memorandum to Takht Jathedar, Giani Gurbachan Singh on this issue. Among the signatories to the memorandum were former Takht Damdama Sahib Jathedar Giani Kewal Singh, ...

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Sikh Eco Day on March 14

Chandigarh: EcoSikh, a US-based International Ecology organisation, will celebrate March 14 as the ‘Sikh Environment Day’. The aim is create awareness about the traditional teachings on nature preservation in Sikhism. The day also marks the coronation of the 7th Sikh Guru, Har Rai, who was known for his sensitivity towards nature and its preservation. Dr Rajwant Singh, President of EcoSikh, who ...

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Review meeting held for Eco-Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab: Eco-Amritsar, an initiative by EcoSikh USA, which took off in June 2012, held a stakeholders project review meeting here today at Clarks Inn. EcoSikh president Dr Rajwant Singh discussed various issues which would be taken up in the coming year, with other organistaions and institutions of Amritsar who have been contributing to nurture this environmental project of the city. ...

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