Vidya Jyoti

Working for the upliftment & empowerment of children, women & those with disability from the poorest communities, by providing vocational skills, hygiene, education, health & nutrition.

Vidya Jyoti is registered with the Charities commission of England and Wales (Charity Registration number: 1189686). 

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Dr Pamela Kaushal, a Consultant Psychiatrist in England, decided to start Vidya Jyoti in 2019 following her one year sabbatical in India. She decided to provide education and nutrition to the most deprived children in states of India, where malnourishment is a significant problem.


Our Work

We provide aid in six key areas


We provide a quality education to children living in poverty.


We provide hygiene kits to adolescent girls & women living in the poorest communities


We provide essential food items to those who cannot afford to feed themselves

Vocational Training

We empower women with vocational training so they can go out & earn a living


We provide activity/entertainment days for individuals with disabilities living in and around London (U.K)


We arrange health assessments for those who do not have access to healthcare professionals

100% of your donations go to those in need

Vidya jyoti prides itself on ensuring all donations go to those who need them, in the form they need them most. All administrative costs are funded by our trustees and partners.


Dr Pamela Kaushal

Founder & Chair

Dr Kaushal is a Consultant Psychiatrist & after qualifying in medicine in 2006 from the University of Warwick, she underwent higher psychiatric training in Oxford. From a very young age, she was attracted by the ideal of selfless service & in particular Mother Teresa.

Vishal Bhardwaj


Vishal graduated from Kings College London in 2001 with a degree in Electronic Engineering & went on to join a top 5 accountancy firm where he trained & qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor. He subsequently went on to join UCH Logistics as their Finance Director.

Angela Bhardwaj


Angela is a qualified primary school teacher with over 15 years of experience in the profession. She is very passionate about children’s education & believes that every child should have an equal opportunity to an education regardless of their socioeconomic background, gender, colour, caste or creed.

Chander Kishore Kaushal

Mr Kaushal has been involved in social service for the past thirty years through the Sri Sathya Sai service organisation in the UK and in India. He has also been a registered volunteer for the blind & the elderly, with the London Borough of Ealing & with the UK registered charity, AgeLink. He now spends his retired life studying spiritual literature & performing meditation.

Parminder Bajaj

Parminder is a Chartered Accountant & has been running his own accountancy firm for over 30 years. He has a vast wealth of experience in advising businesses & charities on their tax & accounting obligations in the UK & India. Parminder is another professional who has kindly agreed to provide his expertise & knowledge in supporting this great cause.

Radhika Bajaj

Media Manager
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“From the get-go I have always had an interest in how energy affects our lives on so many levels.

As I steadily build up on my knowledge through the teachings & meditations taught by Sri Sathya Sai Baba who founded the Sri Sathya Sai Baba Organization. As the years went my interest into how “Energy” plays an important role in each person’s life on many levels increased as I passionately became aware how powerfulness “energies Role in our lives is”.

“As the years went on, I got introduced to Dr Dr. Shivanand ,ShivYog. It was from Dr Shivanand, the Founder of Shivyog I learnt more about our bio energy fields made up of Chakras and Aura field & how to recharge with positive light energy whilst removing negative past energies that remain within each chakra & within the Aura through the various courses, I attended with Dr Shivanand the ancient techniques which the Maharishi’s in India know passed onto each attendee.”


Sunny Bhardwaj

Senior Advisor

Sunny Bhardwaj is the operational director of his family company UCH Logistics. With the support and guidance of Sunny, we are reaching out to more potential donors.  UCH Logistics is the Patron organisation of Vidya Jyoti India.  The UCH Logistics administrative team in India provide support to the UK team of Trustees.

Suharupy Jayabalan

Senior Advisor

Suharupy is a Solicitor of England & Wales, and has been practising as a solicitor since 1999. Suharupy graduated from the University of Warwick with an LLB Hons and from the London School of Economics with a Masters in Law (LLM).  She has been providing voluntary legal assistance and support to Vidya Jyoti and is proud to be part of a team supporting a wonderful cause.

Elwira Lubos

Charity Advisor

Elwira is a Nurse Prescriber working for children with autism. She specializes in Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder & other Neuro developmental conditions. Elwira trained as a Mental Health Nurse in Oxford (UK), but originally comes from Poland, where she worked with young people in performing arts (music).


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