Shri Badarinath Kedarnath Temple Committee was constituted as per 1939 ACT BKTC. Shri Kedarnath is the eleventh Jyotirlinga, out of the twelve Jyotirlinga of India was established by Aadi Guru Shankaracharya. The Badarinath Temple which is one of the foremost sacred places of Hindu pilgrimage in India is situated in the Garhwal district on the heights of the Himalayas. Shri Badarinath is one of the prestigious Char Dham was established by Aadi Guru Shankaracharya. Under the scheme of 1899 its management was in the hands of the Rawal, while the Tehri Durbar was invested with certain supervisory power. The defective nature of the scheme had been the source of constant friction between the Rawal and the Tehri Darbar. As a result, supervisions of the temple had suffered, its income had been squandered and the convenience of the pilgrims had been neglected.

Shri Kedarnath Temple, one of the twelve highly revered JYOTIRLINGAS, is situated at the high altitude and is the shrine where Pandavas after the victory in Mahabharata offered puja for purification of their souls for the sin of killings at that epic war. Shri Badarinath Temple holds the greatest significance among the four DHAMs established by Adiguru Shankarachrya and is considered to be the only MOKSHA Dham.

Shri Badarinath Kedarnath Temple Committee manages seven Sanskrit Vidyalaya, one Ayurvedic pharmacy Vidyalaya and hostels.Shri Badarinath Kedarnath Temple Committee also maintains 45 other subordinate temples and almost 20 Dharamshalas in yatra rout of Shri Badarinath and Shri Kedarnath in Uttarakhand. Shri Badarinath Kedarnath Temple Committee, runs seven Sanskrit schools for the upliftment of Sanskrit language, in which free hostel facility and scholarshipis also available to the students, BKTC also runs an Ayurvedic pharmacy college which is located in Guptkashi (Vidyapeeth). Shri Badarinath - Shri Kedarnath Temple Committee maintains 45 other subordinate temples and 20 Dharamshalas which are on the Yatra rout of Shri Badarinath and Shri Kedarnath in Uttarakhand.