DSGMC to set up new printing press to meet growing demand of Guru Granth Sahib

The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is going to set up a state-of-the-art computerised offset machine to meet the growing demand of Guru Granth Sahib in India and abroad.

The new printing press will have a capacity of printing 15,000 pages per day, said DSGMC president Manjeet Singh.

"The machine will be set up at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara complex," he said.

The new machine will replace twenty-year-old two-colour printing press which has so far published approximately one lakh copies of the holy scripture.

The DSGMC will set up the new machine at a cost of around Rs 8 crore.

The 1,430-page Guru Granth Sahib consists of holy verses of Sikh Gurus and 30 other saints such as Kabir, Ravidass and Namdev, he said.

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