Baba Budha Ji Educational Trust - Charity Reg No 1138700
Baba Budha Ji Educational Trust, was set up in 2010. Over the period it has evolved into a dynamic organisation which manages the religious and financial affairs of the Gurdwara Sahib. It organises the Punjabi learning classes and the Kirtan classes in the Gurdwara Sahib Ji on Monday evenings 6-8pm. These are funded by BBJET and all children from 4-16 years old are taught free of cost. The schools educational visits are also managed by BBJET.
The Objectives of the BBJET are;
To promote the benefits of those persons now residing in Peterborough who are part of the Bhat Sikh community or anyone else that complies with the principles laid down in this governing document, without distinction of sex, political, religious or other opinions by association, the local authorities, voluntary organisations and inhabitants in a common effort, by the advancement of education, the protection of health and the relief of poverty, sickness and distress, and the provision of facilities in the interest of social welfare for recreation and leisure time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants.
• To relieve poverty, sickness and distress in the Sikh community in Punjab, India.
The advancement of Sikh religion in the Peterborough area for the benefit of all public through operating a Gurdwara (a Sikh place of worship).
The advancement of education particularly in English and Punjabi languages and the teachings of Sikh history and customs.
The present Trustees are;
Gurdev Singh Rathore
Vikram Singh Landa
Daljit Singh Sheri
Kulwant Singh Sheri
Its financials for the last five years are;
Year Ended Income Expenditure
31 Mar 2019 £55,406 £72,605
31 Mar 2018 £62,629 £47,251
31 Mar 2017 £57,744 £56,892
31 Mar 2016 £59,402 £57,302
31 Mar 2015 £54,671 £50,210