The full form of S.G.P.C. in Amritsar is Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee. In 1920, the committee elected 175 members and named it as Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee.
The organisation is responsible for the maintenance of gurdwaras in three states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. SGPC in Amritsar also looks after the Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar. The committee constitutes the elected members of the sikh community. The election is held in open conclaves at the Golden Temple.
SGPC in Amritsar functions under the guidance of a chairman, a treasurer and a general secretary. The committee looks after the security of the temple, financial transactions, maintenance and religious functions of Gurdwaras. The committee is also responsible for the preservation of archaeologically precious artifacts, including weapons, clothes, books and literature of the Sikh Gurus. The Committee is involved in various social works by sponsoring and managing a number of educational institutions, medical coolleges, hospitals and charitable institutions. In September 2004, Bibi Jagir Kaur was elected as the president of SGPC. She was the first woman to be elected as the President of SGPC, Amritsar.