DW BUREAU / SULTANPUR LODHI
For facilitating the sea of devotees attending the 550th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the water ATM’s set up at Sultanpur Lodhi are becoming centre of attraction amongst people. A total of 10 water ATM’s have been installed for this purpose.
Like a normal ATM, these water ATMs have an LED screen, on which message of water conservation gets displayed all the time. The devotees are provided with potable drinking water 24X7. Besides, tapping machines have also been installed with these water ATMs, through which water as per need gets dispensed. To ensure that there is no wastage of water, the devotees can dispense water with the help of control button, that is fitted on foot level. The devotees can dispense water as per their requirement by pressing this button.
Gurdeep Singh of Dera Baba Nanak appreciated the efforts and arrangements made by Punjab government for the 550th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He said that best arrangements have been made for the benefit of devotees, right from the time when one reaches Sultanpur Lodhi.
Bant Ram of Gurdaspur appreciated the efforts such as free bus service, e-rickshaw, tent city etc that have been specially made for the devotees. He said that the devotees are not facing any problems in Sultanpur Lodhi as trained guides have been deputed at different places in this historical town. Deputy Commissioner Kapurthala DPS Kharbanda informed that elaborate arrangements for providing potable drinking water to the devotees have been made. He stated that eight new tubewells have been installed, from where water is supplied 24X7. Besides, 131 HDPI water storage tanks have been deputed along with 107 stainless steel tapping system, 10 water ATMs, besides drinking water is made available at other sites in the town. He assured that the district administration is committed for providing potable drinking water to the devotees.