Launch of Sikh Welfare Council on 14 October 1995.

Established 24-hour Hotline 62999234.

Office setup on level 3 at CST.


The first Round the Island Overnight Marathon held in conjunction with the 300th anniversary of the creation of the Khalsa.


First cycling fund-raising event from Ipoh to Singapore organised by Mr Manjit S Sevea raising $60,000.


First SIWEC Flag Day in collaboration with Singapore Sikh Education Foundation.


Free clinic began operations on 24 December 2005, led by Dr Amar Kaur and a group ofvolunteer health professionals, at Sikh Centre Silat Road.


Second cycling fund-raising ride from Malacca to Singapore was organised by Mr Manjit Singh Sevea, raising $23,000.


Mr Jagjit Singh Sekhon succeeds Dr Sorinder Singh as SIWEC Chairman.

SIWEC obtained IPC status in November 2009, after completion of constitutional review.


SIWEC became an associate member of NCSS.

SIWEC moved to its interim office at Singapore Khalsa Association (SKA) while Central Sikh Temple (CST) was being renovated.


President SR Nathan hosted Sikh community donors at the Istana to present autographed copies of his book, raising $170,000.

Inaugural SIWEC Appreciation Day held at SKA, with MP Inderjit Singh as Guest of Honour.


In August, SIWEC moved into a larger office at 6th level of CST, after renovations were completed.


First SIWEC Retreat and Strategic Planning Seminar was organised by the incoming Chairman, Mr Amarjeet Singh Wasan in November with 40 invited guests.


SIWEC became a full member of NCSS.

Sunehri Sahelian (Active Ageing) programme inaugurated at CST, in collaboration with the Council for 3rd Age (C3A).

The Academic Excellence Programme (AEP) was launched in collaboration with SSEF.

Revival of the charity cycling rides by Mr Manjit Singh Randhawa with Ride for Charity 2014 raising $210,000.


Second SIWEC Strategic Planning Retreat was held in June with the new Management Committee led by Chairman Gurdip Singh Usma.


SIWEC qualified for the $1,491,000 Care and Share Grant.

Second Ride for Charity was held in March raising $200,000 for SIWEC and $50,000 for the Sunlove Abode.


Community Mediation programme was launched to help resolve family-disputes.

Second SIWEC Appreciation Day with SMS PMO Heng Chee How as Guest of Honour.


SIWEC initiated a complimentary Obituary Communication Service using SMS system.

Third Ride for Charity (RfC) was organised raising a total of $96,000 for SIWEC and $41,000 for Sunlove.


Ride to Serve (RtS) was established to organise annual charity cycling events in aid of SIWEC as the sole beneficiary, raising a total of $282,000.

Third SIWEC Appreciation Day was held with SPS Amrin Amin as Guest of Honour.


Covid-19 circuit breaker (CB) measures were declared nationwide. The SIWEC operations team adjusted their work and support arrangements:

  • Work from home.
  • All activities for seniors, outings, and visits ceased.
  • Virtual management committee meetings continued via Zoom.
  • Video meetups and online support of clients resumed in June.
  • SIWEC facilitated live-streaming service for funerals from May.
  • Ride 2 Serve 2020 was deferred from a physical ride in March to a hybrid ride between October and December raising $250,000, excluding $100,000 Tote Board grant.