Gurmandir is a non-profit, tax exempt religious organization. It is dedicated to serve the religious and cultural needs of the Sindhi community. Its goals serve the needs of all denominations of Sindhi & Hindu community. Gurmandir was inaugurated on July 1, 2005 in pursuit of its goals. It is the first such Sindhi temple in Canada.
To organise the affairs of the Mandir, a hierarchical structure has been designed to ensure professional management, efficient operation, proper scrutiny, active participation in to decision-making and transparency of the system. Following information depicts the functional relationship of the Trust, the Board of directors and various committees.
The Council Of Trustees Of The Gurmandir, is the
permanent body of the Gurmandir constituted to act as the custodians of
the property, to safeguard the vision & religious direction and to
ensure the smooth administration of the Gurmandir. The Trustees meet
twice a year and has the mandate to monitor the general operation of
the Gurmandir, review the annual plan, approve the budget and ensure
Presently we have ten (10) Trustees. To manage the affairs of the Trust, a chairman, a vice-chairman and a secretary, are elected for a term of six (6) years, to facilitate its working of the Gurmandir.
Chairman: Mr. Sher Motwani
The daily and routine activities programs and services of the Gurmandir, are managed by eleven member Board of Directors, elected for a three years term. The Board manages the property and general business of the Gurmandir on behalf of the Trust & GENERAL BODY. It is required to act in manner, and exercise its authority, consistent with the mission, vision and values of the Gurmandir and subject to the policy decisions and the by-laws of the Gurmandir.
Among the current Board members, we have combination of highly successful businessmen, and other professionals. Together they represent a wide spectrum of the Sindhi community. In short, highly credible and respectable people, of our community, are behind this project.
The Board shall follow the “strategic plan” in order to develop objectives for programs, services and activities, consistent with the mission, vision and values of the Gurmandir, and, is collectively responsible to manage property, ensure quality services and achieve fundraising objectives to meet operational needs. More specifically The Board shall:
The Board of Directors consists of the Chairman, President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and three (3) directors. The directors or officers receive no remuneration for services rendered to the Gurmandir.