Teri sewa tujh te hove Aour na dooja karta. (1185)
(Only You Yourself can perform Your service. No one else can do it.)
The day-to-day activities are conducted by the members and volunteers (Nishkam Sewadars).
The Nishkam Sewadars comprise medical doctors, educationists, IT professionals, chartered accountants, self-employed professionals-businessmen and even serving/retired bureaucrats.
The staff hired by Nishkam like the receptionists, accountants and the other office helpers are paid by the Council.
The sole aim and objective of Nishkam is ‘welfare of poor and needy persons, students, orphans, widows and destitutes etc. irrespective of caste, creed and religion. Hence, serving the suffering humanity as per the teachings of Guru Granth Sahib in the true spirit of ‘Sarbat Da Bhala’ (Welfare of All)’.
Harbhajan Singh Sahni
He became the first President of Nishkam on its inception. He served as the President for nine years. He is one of the 11 pioneer members who took initiative to start Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council as an NGO for the welfare of poor and needy students, orphans, widows and destitute senior citizens irrespective of caste, creed and religion. He is a businessman dealing in motor spare parts. He later became the Project Coordinator for the Sikligar Upliftment Project.
Dr. R.S. Gulati
He is an M.B.B.S. retired from a senior position in CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme). For the past several years, he has been rendering untiring and selfless voluntary services as a Senior Physician, 2 hours a day for 6 days a week at the OPD of Nishkam Medical Center functioning at the Nishkam Bhawan, New Delhi. He is also the Chairman of the Nishkam Medical Committee which decides the cases for giving medical assistance. His association with Nishkam has helped boost the reputation of Medical Services at Nishkam Bhavan.
Ashok Singh Kinra
He is a law graduate and Company Secretary by profession working at Central Cottage Industry Corporation of India Ltd. Since 2003, he has been offering his voluntary services in the various welfare activities of the Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council. He has been looking after the activities of the Mata Gujri Sukh Niwas, Kharar in Punjab suggesting various measures to improve its functioning. He has been visiting SHDF Centers at Amritsar, Faridkot and Moga in connection with tests and interviews of SHDF Scholarships applicants. He has been also visiting Udaipur in Rajasthan to assess activities under the Sikligar Students Education Project.
Gopal Singh is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He is continuously endeavoring for reforms in the working of the Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council. Apart from volunteering his services at Nishkam, he is Managing Partner at S A G & Associates, Chartered Accountants. He obtained his MBA (Finance) degree from Sikkim Manipal University and CA from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He devotes a lot of time from his busy schedule in handling and managing the various activities of Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council.