“Quincentenary Parkash (Birth) Gurpurab Celebrations of Guru Angad Dev Ji event was celebrated with great enthusiasm and kind cooperation of devotees from all over the world on April 18, 2004 at Khadur Sahib. Many welfare projects in the field of education, religion, sports and environment were planned and initiated to make the event memorable. Nishan-e-Sikhi Charitable Trust (Regd.) got established for the smooth functioning of the welfare projects and the foundation stone of a multi storey building, Nishan-e-Sikhi was laid. Renowned Philanthropist of Singapore, S. Kartar Singh Thakral and his family have generously contributed for the construction of the pentagon shaped building. Famous Architect S. Mohinderjit Singh of Amritsar, Engineer S. Baljit Singh (Jalandhar), Electrical Engineer S. Sarabjit Singh Basur of Ludhiana and head mason S. Karnail Singh supervised and guided the construction work of the building with great devotion. The building has been completed in about five years through Kaar Sewa. Prof. S.P.S Dosanjh of Jalandhar provided the landscaping layout around the super structure having transparent dome. The building is well designed with plenty of ventilation and sunlight. Equipped with state of the art, silent gen set, elevators, intercoms, CCTVs and lease line of 4Mbps Wi-Fi internet, energy efficient electrical appliance, adequate air conditioned rooms, the infrastructure stands as a landmark in Khadur Sahib. A modern auditorium has been constructed in the basement under the supervision of Dr. Raghbir Singh Bains (Canada), where seminars are organised and devotees are acquainted about various plans using multimedia techniques. Ramp facility is available for senior citizens and handicapped persons. The ground floor of the building houses the reception hall, administrative block and conference cum meeting room, remaining floors of the building incorporate offices of concerned Directors/Principals, related libraries and coaching classes. A modern computerized library replete with all types of books and latest educational software is established at the top floor of the building. Further proposals of making the building eco-friendly are under consideration. The building was inaugurated by S. Kartar Singh Thakral of Singapore on April 18, 2011, i.e. the “Parkash Gurpurab” of Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji.”
The main object of the Trust is to render selfless service to the people at large and to do welfare activities for the benefit of the public at large in general and handicapped persons suffering from physical and mental illness, old aged persons, poor students or children in particular without any discrimination on the basis of caste, color, creed, sex, religion etc.
History of Khadur Sahib
• Khadur Sahib is the place which has been sanctified by visits of eight Sikh Gurus. • It is the place where Gurmukhi Lipi was introduced for the first time as medium of language after careful modification by Guru Angad Dev Ji. • It is the place where first Gurmukhi Primer was prepared by the Guru. • It is the place where first......
Kaar Sewa Khadur Sahib is a Religious Organization founded by Late Sant Baba Gurmukh Singh Ji in 1920 with the motive to construct and renovate historical Gurdwara buildings. Presently the organization is headed by Baba Sewa Singh. The organization has many fold welfare activities all around mainly engaged in the construction, renovation and supervision of various historical Gurdwaras in India and abroad with the kind cooperation of devotees (Sikh Sangat) world over. Apart from religious activities, multiple missionary activities of social welfare like construction of rural link roads, canals, drain bridges, village streets and digging of drains etc. are also undertaken by the organization.