The Munshi Bishan Singh Kochhar (MBSK) Foundation
is named after a village school headmaster Bishan Singh Kochhar, who led the only primary school in the village of Turkwal, near Rawalpindi (in undivided India and today's Pakistan) from 1901 to 1926. As a token of respect shown to him by Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs alike, he was addressed by the honorific title, "Munshi Ji."
The Foundation seeks to honor Munshi Ji's mission of service to others through the means of education.
The offices of MBSK are located at:
104 East 30th Street
New York, NY 10016
Pritpal Singh Kochhar, President
Kamila Akshalova, Secretary