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SGPC chief Badungar lays stone of 200-room serai in Fatehgarh Sahib

Devotees from across the world would soon get the facility of booking rooms in the serais of the Golden Temple complex and other Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC)-run gurdwaras, said Kirpal Singh Badungar, president, SGPC.

punjab Updated: Mar 08, 2017 15:30 IST
HT Correspondent
SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar laying the foundation stone of Mata Sahib Kaur Serai in Fatehgarh Sahib on Tuesday.
SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar laying the foundation stone of Mata Sahib Kaur Serai in Fatehgarh Sahib on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Devotees from across the world would soon get the facility of booking rooms in the serais of the Golden Temple complex and other Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC)-run gurdwaras, said Kirpal Singh Badungar, president, SGPC.

Badungar was here to lay the foundation stone of Mata Sahib Kaur Serai which will have 200 rooms.

Badungar said that their initiative would mainly help overseas devotees.

The construction of the new sarai will be completed by December before the Shaheedi Jor Mela.

SGPC BUDGET ON MARCH 29

Speaking about the budget of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Badungar said that it would be presented on March 29.

The SGPC chief said the budget would include two solar plants of 500 kilowatt and 250 kilowatt to be set up in Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College (BBSBEC) and Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Polytechnic College (BBSBPC) respectively.

Meanwhile, the SGPC president also announced a budget of Rs 1 crore and Rs 2.66 crore for both the colleges respectively.

Apart from that, Rs 1.5 crore would be given to the armed forces training academy at Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College.

He also said that the SGPC had waived the fee, accommodation and meal charges of needy Sikh students from Jammu and Kashmir studying in institutes run by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee.