Sikhmai is a non-governmental organisation allied to Upso and the only single mothers body for Sikh women in the country.
I urge Upso to compile a complete list of Sikhs in the state whose household income is below RM700 a month, so the state government can help them as soon as possible," he said.
He commended Upso and Sikhmai for approaching the state government directly for assistance, rather than protesting or demonstrating.
Eight Sikh organisations and 38 Gurdwara Sahibs make up UPSO. There are about 28,000 Sikhs in Perak.
"The state government intends to form a solid, long-term and fruitful relationship with the community through UPSO. We will try to address the problems raised by the community promptly," said Zambry.
Leaders of Upso, an umbrella body representing seven Sikh non-governmental organisations, met Zambry to highlight various problems faced by the state's Sikh community.
In the meantime, he said Upso could act as an intermediary between the community and the state government.
UPSOs first step in helping the band required a detailed assessment of O.A.R.Os existing transportation carbon footprint, which involved an analysis of the size, weight and dimensions of all the equipment needed for the tour, the mode of transport used and the route and distance traveled.
And highlighting UPSOs commitment to the small business community was the co-owner of five The UPS Store [umlaut] locations in the New York area.