Verpal Singh heads The Sikh Centre, a not-for-profit organisation engaged in promoting greater interaction between Sikhs and the wider New Zealand community. He also runs a small publishing company specialising in niche areas.
He is a writer, with a novel and a book of analytical essays in the pipeline. Through the Sikh Centre, he has been involved in running three annual competitions in the field of Painting, Short Story Writing, and traditional Punjabi embroidery art of Phulkari. He is an active participant in the ongoing inter-faith dialogue amongst various faith communities of New Zealand. Verpal Singh is a keen student of history, especially religious history.
Verpal Singh has contributed editorially or contributed a chapter to the following books produced by various publishing agencies.Sikhism and Civilisation
Author: Daljit Singh; ISBN 81-85815-12-7Dynamics of Sikh Revolution
Author: Jagjit Singh; ISBN 81-85815-13-5History of the Sikhs and Their Religion
Editor: Kharak Singh; ISBN 81-8092-001-1Thoughts of Bhai Ardaman Singh
Editor: Kharak Singh; ISBN 81-85815-11-9Who are the Sikhs?
Author: Gurbaksh Singh; Publisher: SGPC, AmritsarWe are not Symbols
Author: Harjot Oberoi; Publisher: Institute of Sikh Studies, ChandigarhTeaching Sikh Heritage to the Youth
Author: Gurbaksh Singh; Publisher: Institute of Sikh Studies, ChandigarhKhalsa and the 21st Century
Editor: Kharak Singh; Publisher: Institute of Sikh Studies, ChandigarhDairying and Farm Diversification
Author: GBS Kahlon; Publisher: Punjab Institute for Sustainable Development, Ludhiana
In addition, he has published essays and research articles in AEN Journal, Abstracts of Sikh Studies and The Sikh Review amongst others.