Ravinder Singh has been honored with ‘The Sikh of the Year 2014’ Award in Amritsar. It is a tribute to “Ravinder Singh” who worked sleeplessly in improving the health and lives of people affected with poverty, war and natural disaster. He is also known to be Courageous, inspirational and selfless person.
He begins his journey as a Humanitarian Aid worker in 1999, and started a nonprofit relief aid organization named “Khalsa Aid” which works toward providing assistance to victims of wars, flooding and natural disasters worldwide. Khalsa Aid has launched over 25 International Emergency Relief Missions over the last 14 years and raises the awareness of Sikhs beliefs and values worldwide.
He started his first mission in Albania/Kosovo border where Khalsa Aid Provides Assistance to displaced victims of Civil War & genocide. In his second mission to Turkey (1999) when devastating earthquake struck Northwestern Turkey, he provided a thousand pairs of garments and water purifier to the affected people. Since then humanitarian aid has been provided to suffering communities in Orissa (2000 cyclone), Gujarat (2001 earthquake), Rwanda (2002 volcanic Eruption), Dhaka (2007 cyclone) and many more.