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Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee set up Ultra Modern Printing press to Print copies of Holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib Ji in New Delhi

5 Dariya News

New Delhi , 28 Jul 2019

Delhi Sikh  Gurdwara Management  Committee has set up Eco friendly ultra modern fully computerized  four   colour offset printing press to print copies of  Sikh holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib ji  at  Gurdwara Rakab Ganj sahib  Complex  as per the Sikh religious code. DSGMC supplies Sikh religious books and literature to NRI sikhs in around 50 countries in the globe at present .Siromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committtee Amritsar  and DSGMC Delhi  has only  exclusive and legal rights for publication of the   authentic version    holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib ji  along with other Gurmat literature, (philosophy of the Gurus) worldwide,The SGPC controls all rights for the legal printing of the Granth Sahib which is now done  in Amritsar and New  Delhi only in entire world .The SGPC and DSGMC are the   world’s largest publisher of authentic  Sikh religious books and literature said Sh  Manjinder Singh Sirsa .President Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee here today .The new   carbon nuetral ,energy  saving printing press set up with total cost of around eight crore rupees  has  optimum capacity of printing fifteen  thousand pages per hour with maximum  sheet size 650x940 MM which will meet the growing demand of holy book worldwide mainly among   overseas Sikh devotees.The new ISO 9001quality management  standard  and ISO 14001 environment management standard   machine  which will reduce carbon dioxide  emission  per sheet  has replaced twenty years old  two colour printing press which has  published approximately  one lakh copies of holy  scripture guru granth sahib ji  in its total life span.The DSGMC has  set up new machine  in a bid to keep pace with latest printing technology in the   world and meet international standards in printing technologies.

The  Sikh holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib ji  is  integral part of Sikh ways of life  in day to day life besides it  is used at the time of marriage,birth and death by  Sikhs worldwide .The Holy Guru Granth Sahib ji will be made available to sikh devotees on subsidized rates  and besides it sikh literature like calender , dairies etc will also be published in the new printing press to propagate the Sikhism said Sh Manjinder Singh Sirsa ..President Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee here today. The  new golden offset printing press has  been  set up  at newly constructed  Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan in Gurdwara Rakab Ganj complex .  The work for installation of the new machine was  undertaken by  Baba Kashmir Singh Bhuri wale   who was  also assigned with the ‘kar sewa’ of the new building named as    Granth Sahib Bhawan of  printing press. The new Press will be  changed from analogue to full digital press; from conventional to computerized print operations and from monochrome press operation to a full process quality colour printing operations  which is capable of   not  only  of good quality in minimum  time but also high volume delivery. Use of ultra modern  machines will save time, reduce production cost and, most significantly, improve the quality said Sh Manjinder Singh Sirsa . President DSGMC .The 1,430-page Holy  Guru  Granth Sahib ji which consists of holy verses of Sikh Gurus and 30 other saints like Kabir, Ravidass, Namdev etc will be printed and delivered to devotees    in accordance  to strict adherence to the 'Reyat Maryada' (Sikh religious code of conduct) . The Guru Granth Sahib is  living Guru for Sikhs.  It is seen by the Sikhs as the Guru incarnate.   The sacred  Guru Granth Sahib is regarded as the body of the Guru and is kept on a raised platform under a canopy, covered in clean clothes. Devotees have to be barefoot with their  heads covered before bowing before holy Guru Granth Sahib ji   said Sh Manjinder Singh Sirsa . President DSGMC here today

 

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