New Delhi, March 29, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee today appealed to common citizen /philnathropic organizations / corporate houses to join hands with DSGMC to fight the current challenges in providing hot, nutritious/ fresh food to all the needy persons at their door steps who have been rendered jobless amid the curfew and the national lockdown put in place to contain the spread of novel coronavirus .
The appeal has been made to actively associate large number of people who can contribute with the smallest of denominations. to promote microdonations in order to actively associate common citizens to tackle the current coronavirus crisis, .
DSGMC President Sh Manjinder Singh Sirsa today made an appeal to all citizens to donate grocery items ,ration in form of rice , pulses , floor , vegetable ,spices etc at nearest Gurdwaras to feed around one lakh migrant labours , street childrens , homeless citizens , coolies and daily wage earners daily in close coordination with Delhi Govt authorities at different places near their doorsteps.
He said that at present DSGMC is providing langar to around 50,000/-( fifity thousand only) persons daily and aims to double the number in coming days . He said that DSGMC also plans to provide dry ration, vegetable and grocceries items to needy persons who are living with their families in slum areas so as entire family food needs could be met .
He said that donation in form of ration and cash will help DSGMC authorities to keep people at home to fight Covid 19 .He said that the donations in Kind or Cash will help DSGMC to
face the challenges in terms of cash and ration to continue present practice to take langar door to door so that no one sleeps hungry in National Capital .
. He said that the donors can donate at any of the nearest Gurdwara Managed by DSGMC or transfer the money directly at Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managment Committee bank account with Axis bank branch 49, west avenue road punjabi bagh at account number -911010055889247 and IFSC Code UTIB000478.
He told that all donations made to DSGMC are fully eligible for income tax exemptions under Section 80 G of Income Tax Act .
DSGMC President Sh Manjinder Singh Sirsa said that at present Langar is being prepared at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, Gurdwara Sis Ganj , Gurdwara Majnu Ka Tilla and Gurdwara Bala Sahib and added that plans have been made to prepare Langars at Guru Tegh Bahadur engineering institutes at Rajauri Garden and Other 19 Sikh education Institutions run by DSGMC in order to cook food nearest places so as hot / fresh food is ensured to all the people at their doorstep