Monthly Archives: April 2015

EcoSikh Marks Earth Day Celebration at Amritsar

22 April 2015, Amritsar: On World Earth Day, a clarion wake up call was given to all citizens to start planting trees in large number by Dilbir Foundation. Dedicated to Earth Day 100 Banyans plus 111 other indigenous tree varieties have … Continue reading

EcoSikh Plants 100 Mature Banyans in Amritsar

8th April, 2015, Amritsar; The religious city of Amritsar has seen a spate of tree cutting along the roadsides in the name of development. To recover this loss, EcoAmritsar had requested Baba Sewa Singh jee of Khadur Sahib to assist … Continue reading

Sikhs Take Part in 45th Anniversary of Earth Day

April 18, 2015, Washington D.C. — Dozens of Sikhs sang and marched for the earth on Saturday to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, hosted by Earth Day Network and the Global Poverty Project, … Continue reading

EcoSikh, The World Bank and Other Faith Communities Call to End Poverty in 2030

  WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015 — EcoSikh joined the World Bank along with 30 leaders from major world religions to give a call to action to end “the scourge of extreme poverty” worldwide by 2030.    Religious leaders have joined the heads … Continue reading

EcoSikh plans major Green Initiatives at Sikh religious sites in Pakistan to mark Guru Nanak’s 550th Birthday Celebrations in 2019

  PAKISTAN, March 7, 2015;  The Pakistan Government officials endorsed a plan to explore green projects at Kartarpur and Nankana Sahib, the most sacred Sikh shrines in Pakistan. This will be part of the celebration of 550th birthday of Guru Nanak, … Continue reading

EcoSikh Joins World Bank, Faith Community to Help End Poverty by 2030

A new moral imperative statement released by faith organizations sets responsibilities for religious community. Faith leaders around the world have taken on the responsibility to end extreme poverty. Following a meeting with World Bank President Dr. Jim Kim, EcoSikh has issued a … Continue reading

Indian Prime Minister Modi Raises Concern about Punjab Farmland

March 25, 2015 — In a speech in Firozpur, Punjab, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised concerns over environmental vulnerabilities in India, especially with regard to India’s breadbasket, the Punjab state. As EcoSikh has reported in the past, groundwater depletion … Continue reading