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SGPC expands Information Technology Department for social media activity

AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab—Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has expanded its Information Technology (IT) Department to disseminate its activities and achievements through social media. This new IT Department will be used for spreading Sikhi and publicizing the activities of the gurdwara body, said the SGPC president Jagir ‘Kaur’ while inaugurating the new office of the department at the SGPC headquarter in Amritsar.
She said, “About 20 employees have been recruited from the field of information technology and there are plans to set up a studio soon. The recruited employees include anchors, writers, video editors, graphic designers, cameramen, media volunteers, etc. Today, social media has become an effective tool for the promotion of religion.”
Jagir ‘Kaur’ said that in future serious discussions on Sikh religion, history and national issues would also be initiated through online.
She added that for setting up the IT Department, the devotees Satpal Singh Multani of Richie Travel Jalandhar and Manmohan Singh Kapurthala have done a great help. “These devotees have provided all the necessary equipment for this department at a cost of about Rs 30 lakhs,” she said.
She added that SGPC is an institution of the sangat and it is important for the sangat to be aware of its functions and activities. On this occasion SGPC members Gurmeet Singh Booh, Ajaib Singh Abhyasi, Sukhdev Singh Bhurakohna, Sukhminder Singh, OSD Dr Amrik Singh, Dr Sukhbir Singh, and superintendent Malkit Singh Beharwal and others were present

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