SGPC employees to contribute with one day’s salary to help flood-affected people

Amritsar : SGPC”s employees have decided to contribute with their one day’s salary in the services being provided by the SGPC to help the flood-affected people. The SGPC has also appealed to the Sangat (devotees) for support by making a bank account public, following which the employees of the SGPC have taken this initiative.

The association of retired SGPC employees contributed Rs 51,000, while the Sikh kathawachak (preacher), also a retired SGPC employee, Bhai Jaswinder Singh Shahur made a contribution of Rs 1 lakh.

In a statement issued here today, the SGPC President Harjinder Singh Dhami termed the decision taken by the Sikh body employees as in the interest of humanity. He said that standing with humanity in difficult times is part of the path shown by the Sikh Gurus, under which everyone has a duty to help the flood victims.

President Dhami held a meeting with all the SGPC employees at the Teja Singh Samari Hall located in the SGPC office and evaluated the relief services being run by the organization and also directed to maintain the continuity of operations to help the affected people. He claimed  that the SGPC is doing more work than the governments and its employees are serving the flood victims without caring for their lives.