Our regular involvement in fundraising, sponsorship and
donations not only keeps us in touch with our local communities,
but allows us to support like-minded people and their tireless efforts
to bring positive change.
We rise by lifting others


Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust is a Non-Profit organisation serving the community since 1995, founded by Mr. Jeet Suchdev QSM JP and Ms. Roopa Suchdev QSM along with other like-minded people. We are among the largest multi-faith South Asian Group with members from all over Auckland, with primary objective of ensuring that the people of the community are benefited by the various activities and programs undertaken by us on a regular basis ensuring foster friendly relations among the community members, by catering to their social, cultural and emotional needs.We offer a wide range of services through our Senior Citizens Wing, Children & Youth Wing, New Migrants Support Wing and Social Services Wing. We also work in co-operation with other Community Welfare organisations which are operating in Auckland region.

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Bal Vikas

The Children & Youth Wing of Bhartiya Samaj runs regular free Language and Cultural Classes. The classes also include character plus empowerment sessions for the benefit of the children

Senior Citizens

Under our Senior Citizens wing, we have about 500+ members subscribed to our services. As a regular service, every fortnight we organise a community meeting for the Senior Citizens. 


Our playgroup welcomes all parents with children between 0-5 years. We will provide learning experience with our cultural activities together. We facilities kids for quality Early Childhood Education


We have our regular Senior citizens meeting at Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall, 13 May Road Mt Roskill, Auckland on every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. Please inform other members as well and ensure that we all meet for the event. It would be great if you could also confirm your participation for the event by email at bsct1995@gmail.com or call at 09-6200579/02108881461. Look forward to seeing you all there!

Our team

Jeet Suchdev QSM JP

Chairperson and Founder

The Government of New Zealand has accredited Mr Suchdev with the honor of the “Queen’s Service Medal” for his contributions and service to the community. He also holds an honorary position of ‘Justice of the Peace’. In the year 1995, he laid the foundation of Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust, an organisation setup to assist the wider South Asian community settled in Auckland, New Zealand.

Hon Dr Bruce Hucker


Dr. Bruce Hucker is Senior Lecturer, National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries, The University of Auckland from last 20 years and has served the New Zealand Government for 9yrs as the Deputy Mayor, Auckland City Council.

Roopa Suchdev QSM

Co-Founder, Trustee

Ms Roopa Suchdev, a selfless and devoted social worker for the Communities of Indian origin and its neighboring Countries in NZ for more than 20 years. As a CO-FOUNDER/Trustee and Secretary of the Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust, she is a well-known and highly respected personality in the community.


Dr Ashraf Choudhary, QSO


Dr Ashraf Choudhary QSO JP is a former Member of New Zealand Parliament for three terms. He is also former Professor of Agricultural Engineering at Massey University in New Zealand. He has held many senior positions professionally and in community.

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