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First Ever Guru Nanak Sacred Forest of 51-Native Species Launched by a Ludhiana Based Industrialist

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First Ever Guru Nanak Sacred Forest of 51-Native Species Launched by a Ludhiana Based Industrialist

Ludhiana – Renowned industrialist Gurwinder Singh of Sajjan and Billson Precision Castings, today planted the first ever 51-native specie Guru Nanak Sacred Forest (GNSF) at his industrial property at village Dharaur, Sahnewal celebrating 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.

First Ever Guru Nanak Sacred Forest of 51-Native Species Launched by a Ludhiana Based Industrialist

Said Gurwinder Singh, “This is amazing! We could never have imagined this huge project without EcoSikh’s collaboration. This is a huge mission and EcoSikh will have to scale up even more to cater their services to the growing demand for the Sacred Forest in Punjab. Over 150 participants appeared for the sewa without a formal invitation and accomplished this project and contribute to combat climate change.”

First Ever Guru Nanak Sacred Forest of 51-Native Species Launched by a Ludhiana Based Industrialist

“This is the 24th and so far the biggest GNSF of Punjab on 580 square meters of land comprising 1650 plants with highest number of native species in one forest planted by Miyawaki Japanese afforestation technique.” explained Ravneet Singh of EcoSikh.

First Ever Guru Nanak Sacred Forest of 51-Native Species Launched by a Ludhiana Based Industrialist

Highlighting the vision claimed Vikramjit Singh, Managing Partner Sajjan Precision Castings and MP Billson Stainless Pvt Ltd., “We have created three forests of 550 trees with the Miyawaki technique without any use of chemicals or fertilizers. This is an established way of creating jungles and it is not an experiment.

First Ever Guru Nanak Sacred Forest of 51-Native Species Launched by a Ludhiana Based Industrialist

These forests grows 30 times dense in 2-3 years of time and can habitat thousands of birds and worms and help in rejuvenating the biodiversity. Many of the developed countries have planted their forests by this method. We have also created a Guru Nanak Sacred Nursery of 25,000 saplings for EcoSikh to cater their future jungle projects.”

First Ever Guru Nanak Sacred Forest of 51-Native Species Launched by a Ludhiana Based Industrialist

Said EcoSikh India President, Supreet Kaur, “We feel humbled to announce that Sajjan Precision Castings for hosting the Guru Nanak Sacred Forest nursery. It is a great turning point to have all the rare native species at one stop. Now our team can plan at least 25 Sacred forests every month.”

EcoSikh is planting such forests in Punjab and demands only 160 square meters of space for planting a 550-tree Guru Nanak Sacred Forest.

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