– Giani Pinderpal Singh Receives Special Honour at Manji Sahib

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Amritsar-Panjab-India, 14 October 2017. Renowned Sikh preacher Giani Pinderpal Singh received a special honour on October 13 by the SGPC. The recognition was made by SGPC Secretary Dr Roop Singh and other officials for Giani Ji’s contributions to raising awareness of Gurbani within Sikh masses.

This recognition was bestowed to Giani Pinderpal Singh for also narrating religious discourses from October 5 onwards to Sikh devotees at Gurdwara Diwan Hall Manji Sahib.

SGPC Secretary Dr Roop Singh said on this occasion that Giani Pinderpal Singh was performing a precious act of encouraging devotees towards Sikhi.

He added that the SGPC was committed to honour such Sikh personalities who have dedicated their lives for Sikhi parchar. On behalf of SGPC, he specially thanked Giani Pinderpal Singh on this occasion.

SGPC member S Ajmer Singh Khera, Additional Head Granthi of Sri Harmandir Sahib Giani Jagtar Singh, SGPC Secretary Dr Roop Singh, Manager of Sri Harmandir Sahib S Sulakhan Singh Bhangali, Bhai Harmittar Singh etc. were present on this occasion.

Earlier, Giani Pinderpal Singh was bestowed the title of ‘Bhai Sahib’ by the Akal Takht Sahib in 2013.

Advertisements – SGPC upset at rumours of low salary SGPC employees

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Amritsar-Panjab-India, 15 August 2017. Taking strong notice of the rumors being spread about low salary of employees, the SGPC has clarified that rumors being spread were solely focused on defaming the apex Sikh body and don’t have any factual base.

In a press note addressed to media, the SGPC Secretary Dr Roop Singh has said that salary of each employee is fixed as per the grading specified by the Punjab government. He further said that appraisal is also added to the employee’s salary after a specified time period or on promotion.

Denying allegations of paying Rs. 10 / Kilometre to a Principal of an SGPC run school, Dr Roop Singh said that the rumour being spread about was totally baseless. He added that some employees in SGPC were receiving a monthly salary more than Rs. 50,000 as they have been working within the body for a long time.

Dr Roop Singh has said that the SGPC was an institution of Sikh devotees and it had come to existence after long and hard struggle by the Sikh community. He has appealed to Sikh masses to be wary of the rumors being spread to defame the apex Sikh body.