“We are thankful to Guru Ramdas for blessing us with the sewa (service) at Sri Darbar Sahib. We have completed the study to install the solar power plant. We have received proposals from seven top solar companies based in India. We request the Sikh sangat settled abroad to contribute to serve the gurdwaras.” – Rashpal Singh Dhindsa, President, United Sikh Mission

United Sikh Mission initiates the setting up of 1.5 Megawatt Solar Power Plant Project at Sri Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar in 2021.

We honor our Gurus’ wisdom by believing that all humans have an intrinsic sensitivity to the natural world and that a sustainable, more just society is possible where water, air, land, forests and biodiversity remain intact for all generations to come. With this belief, at the beginning of this year, USM initiated the installation of a 1.5-Megawatt Solar Power Plant at Sri Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar. Our mission – to ensure an uninterrupted and clean power supply round the clock at Sri Darbar Sahib, saving 33% of its annual electricity.

This is an effort towards sustainability and reducing global warming that will help save 2,000 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide (C02) emission. The work has already started and shall be completed by September 30th, 2021.
The initiative is officially supported by Sikhlens and has been greenlighted by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Amritsar.

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Friday June 11th, 2021

Work initiated to install solar power plant at Sri Darbar Sahib

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), after ardas (prayer) initiated the work to install a solar power plant to supply electricity at Sachkhand Sri Harmandar Sahib, Sri Darbar Sahib Complex. The Sewa (service) of this solar plant is being done by the United Sikh Mission from the United States of America (USA).

At the inauguration of installation work of the solar plant, SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur said very soon the power generation will start with solar energy for the holy shrine.

“On one hand, this will spread a message among the Sangat (devotees) to use the natural resources and on the other, it will highly reduce the electricity expenses”, said Bibi Jagir Kaur.

On this occasion, SGPC senior vice-president Surjit Singh Bhitewad, general secretary Bhagwant Singh Sialka, SGPC members Bhai Manjit Singh Bhurakohna, Bhai Ram Singh, Bawa Singh Gumanpura, Gurnam Singh Jassal, Akali leader Yuvraj Bhupinder Singh, Baldev Singh on behalf of the chairman of United Sikh Mission Rashpal Singh Dhindsa, Jarnail Singh Kang, master Ranjit Singh, Prof NP Singh, SGPC additional secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhurakohna, Sukhminder Singh, assistant secretary Kulwinder Singh Ramdas and other officials were present.

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Donation Goal: US$ 8,00,000

We urge the global Sikh community to step forward to contribute towards the initiative of empowering Sri Darbar Sahib with a renewable energy source to attain the goals of sustainably, energy conservation and environmental welfare.

United Sikh Mission (USA)
10656, Cliantro Ct Fontana, CA 92337, USA
+1 909-241-7449

Contact Person
Rashpal Singh Dhindsa

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United Sikh Mission (India)
VPO Bias Pind, Dist. Jalandhar, Punjab, 144302
+91 84485 55044

Contact Person
Avtar Singh, Bhupinder Singh

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Solar panels will be installed at the following locations in the Sri Darbar Sahib Complex:

1. Guru Arjan Dev Niwas
2. Guru Hargobind Ji Niwas
3. Guru Nanak Niwas
4. SGPC Office
5. Teja Singh Samundari Hall
6. Manji Sahib Dewan Hall
7. Joda Ghar
8. Dharam Prachar Office
9. Mata Ganga Ji Niwas
10. Guru Ramdas Ji Niwas
11. Langar Guru Ramdas Ji
12. NRI Niwas

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