Established in 2001, Nānakshāhī is a registered trust at Sāhibzādā Ajīt Singh Nagar, Pajāb with a mission "to develop the Sikh aesthetics and to assist the destitute and downtrodden". Nānakshāhī is a research and action organization dedicated to creating awareness of Sikh culture through various avenues.

The projects undertaken include creating audio-visual aides, printing text, sponsoring education, and recognizing outstanding contributors. Recognized for its expertise in the community as a tool for change, Nānakshāhī designs its strategies to improve Sikh aesthetics while at the same time helping the community build a sustained commitment toward savoring the original freshness of the Sikh faith.