Bishop Singh was born in Chenaii, Tamil Nadu India. He graduated from Madras Christian College, Tambaram, and Union Biblical Seminary both in India. He was ordained a priest in the Church of South India (Anglican Communion) in 1990 and served congregations in rural South India. Bishop Singh holds post graduate degrees in Practical Theology from Union Theological Seminary, Virginia (1994), Church and Society from Princeton Seminary (1995), and a Ph.D. from Drew University (2005) in Religion and Society. He served in the Diocese of Newark as Associate Rector at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Morristown, New Jersey from 1997-2000, and as Rector of St. Alban's in Oakland, New Jersey from 2000 until his election as Bishop of the Diocese of Rochester in 2008.
In the Diocese of Newark, Bishop Singh co-founded the Dalit Solidarity Forum in the United States of America, he served on the Board of Creative Living Counseling Center, he was Chair the Oakland Franklin Lakes Interfaith Council, and he served as an Adjunct faculty member at Drew Theological Seminary in Madison, New Jersey. As Bishop of the Diocese of Rochester, Bishop Singh is a member of the Board of Trustees of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, and a member of the Board of Directors of Episcopal Senior Life Communities, in Rochester. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.
Bishop Singh and his wife, Roja, have been married for 17 years. They have two sons.