Golden Temple’s community kitchen set to get bigger, better

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Backed by technology, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) plans to extend the community kitchen, which serves around one lakh pilgrims round-the-clock every day, at the Golden Temple. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Backed by technology, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) plans to extend the community kitchen, which serves around one lakh pilgrims round-the-clock every day, at the Golden Temple. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

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SGPC has decided to employ technology-based equipment to expedite the working. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

SGPC has decided to employ technology-based equipment to expedite the working. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

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It will also prevent wastage of the grocery items being donated in abundance and help feed the underprivileged besides the visiting devotees. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

It will also prevent wastage of the grocery items being donated in abundance and help feed the underprivileged besides the visiting devotees. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

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Utensils, both the cutlery used by the devotees and the bigger ones used for cooking, will be cleaned steam dishwashers. Also pressure washers will be procured for the purpose, so that all leftovers can be sucked out. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Utensils, both the cutlery used by the devotees and the bigger ones used for cooking, will be cleaned steam dishwashers. Also pressure washers will be procured for the purpose, so that all leftovers can be sucked out. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

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1 lakh devotes partake ‘langar’ everyday, Rs 10 lakh is the total daily expenditure; 3 lakh chapattis are served; 60kg tea leaves used and 50-60 desi ghee tins are used. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

1 lakh devotes partake ‘langar’ everyday, Rs 10 lakh is the total daily expenditure; 3 lakh chapattis are served; 60kg tea leaves used and 50-60 desi ghee tins are used. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2016 05:01 PM IST

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