One more extra ordinary global achievement by world known Dera Sacha Sauda. On the birthday of Present Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan i.e. 15th of August, which is also the Independence day of India, under the tree planting movement there were 9,38,007 trees planted in just one hour. This unique effort has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.
It is worth mentioning here that on 15th Aug. 2009 the birthday of Guruji and Independence day of India was celebrated in a very novel way by the members of Shah Satnam Ji Green ‘S’ Welfare force Wing by planting 68,73,451 trees in one day.
In the leadership of Rev. Guru ji this tree planting movement gave the country a new lease on life. A mile stone was set in the direction of preserving environments. The Dera Sacha Sauda followers not only planted the trees but also vowed to protect these also.
Dera Sacha Sauda Sirsa as it is already known to the world and as per GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for blood donation also. On 10th October 2007 at Sri Gurusar Modia (Sri Ganganagar) 17,921 units blood was collected in one day. The Dera surpassed its own world record set on Dec. 7, 2003, where 15,432 unit blood was collected.
Operated by Dera Sacha Sauda, the smallest Mobile Hospital ‘Farishta’ is also recorded in Limca book of world records. Besides these remarkable achievements Dera is also well known for its contributions towards Eye donation, cadaver donation for medical research.
About all these achievements Guru ji says that these are only for social welfare and humanity not to set any records etc. The endless devotion of dera followers towards service of humanity makes these records dwarf.