Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sikh committee organizes plantation drive in Amritsar

From Asian News International Amritsar, Apr 9, 2011: With awareness on environment gaining momentum, the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), an apex body overseeing Sikh shrines, has initiated a plantation drive around the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The objective of … Continue reading

Punjab Imposes Ban On Polythene Bags

Chandigarh April 15: The Punjab Government today decided to strictly implement ‘The Punjab Plastic Bags (Manufacture, Usage and Disposal) Control Act’, prohibiting the manufacture, disposal and usage of polythene bags from virgin plastic of thickness not less than 30 micron … Continue reading

Eco-rickshaws for Sikh Holy City

The district administration of Amritsar this week introduced its first batch of locally-made and locally–designed eco-rickshaws. Amritsar is a key destination for many thousands of Sikh pilgrims every year, and last September it was nominated as one of the first … Continue reading

Khalsa Schools: Sikh Environment Day Lesson Plan

Make Every Day Earth Day with SikhRI’s Environment Lesson Plan San Antonio, TX– Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) and EcoSikh are proud to announce that a new lesson plan and related resource materials are available at no charge for download at … Continue reading