To commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in November, the Punjab government has launched commemorative medallions containing picture of the Sikhism founder and has decided to sell it through government stores.

The government has assigned the work to Punjab small industries and export corporation (PSIEC), which has collaborated with MMTC-PAMP, the government of India's enterprise, for the design and fabrication of the medallions.

Three types of coins, including a 24-Karat gold in 5gm and 10 gm and 50gm silver coins, have been launched by the Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday at a state-level meeting in Chandigarh, which would be made available to peop...