The Fact News Service
Amritsar, November 17
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) organized a large medical camp at Baba Buddha Ji Charitable Hospital, Thatha, and conducted the medical check-up of over 400 people, who were given free medicines.
During the inauguration of the medical camp, SGPC President Bibi Jagir Kaur said that Baba Buddha Ji Charitable Hospital is providing medical facilities to the people of the area and the SGPC is committed to strengthening this facility.
She said that in order to ensure the services of specialist doctors of each department in this hospital, duties have been placed on the doctors from Sri Guru Ramdas Medical College, Vallah, who would treat the patients from morning till evening.
“SGPC would also set up a Nursing College for Girls with 50 seats at this hospital which would be run under the supervision of Sri Guru Ramdas Nursing College, Sri Amritsar. SGPC is playing a leading role in preaching the Sikh faith as well as in health facilities and due to this the services rendered by the SGPC during COVID-19 are highly appreciated.”
She said that free medical camps were being organized by the medical institutes of the SGPC to provide medical facilities to the needy.
She said that so far about 700 patients have undergone eye surgeries and various other treatments have also been done through these camps.
Bibi Jagir Kaur said that today more than 400 patients have been given free checkups and medicines at Baba Buddha Ji Hospital.
She said that the SGPC considers the service of humanity as its supreme religious duty and these humanitarian services would continue uninterrupted.
On this occasion SGPC members Bhai Manjit Singh Bhurakohna, S. Mangwinder Singh Khaparkheri, Baba Nirmal Singh Naushehra Dhala, S. Hardial Singh Sursingh, S. Kashmir Singh Gandiwind, OSD to SGPC President Dr Sukhbir Singh, dean of Sri Guru Ramdas Medical University Dr AP Singh, Head of Baba Buddha Ji Charitable Hospital Dr Narinder Singh Kang, Baba Subeg Singh Karseva Sri Gobindwal Sahib, and other were present.
Bibi Jagir Kaur inaugurates 7 KW solar power plant at Gurdwara Birh Baba Buddha Sahib
SGPC President Bibi Jagir Kaur today inaugurated a 7 kilowatt (KW) solar power plant at Gurdwara Birh Baba Buddha Ji, Thahta, Tarn Taran. This solar power plant has been set up in collaboration with United Sikh Mission, USA.
On this occasion, Bibi Jagir Kaur said that with the setting up of this plant all the electricity cost of Gurdwara Sahib would be saved and spent for the convenience of the Sangat.
SGPC President said that with the generation of electricity from solar energy a pollution-free environment would be maintained.
She said that the SGPC is working to install solar power plants in every Gurdwara Sahib, under which plants have been set up at Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, Gurdwara Shaheed Ganj Baba Deep Singh, Sri Amritsar, and today at Gurdwara Birh Baba Buddha Sahib.
She said that in the near future the work of installing solar power plants in other gurdwaras would also be started.
On this occasion, Bibi Jagir Kaur also informed that a large capacity plant would be set up at Gurdwara Gurusar Satlani Sahib, Hoshiar Nagar, from where electricity would be provided to Sri Darbar Sahib. At the same time, work is being done in various gurdwaras to prepare langar by steam method.
On this occasion, the chairman of United Sikh Mission S. Rashpal Singh Dhindsa said that this service was a gift from Guru Sahib to his organization and he wanted to extend this service to other Gurudwaras. He thanked SGPC President Bibi Jagir Kaur.
Bibi Jagir Kaur honoured S. Rashpal Singh Dhindsa, S. Baldev Singh, S. NP Singh, S. Avtar Singh with Siropaos (robes of honour).