Jharkhand announces schemes for madrasas

By TwoCircles.net staff reproter,

Patna: With an eye on Lok Sabha elections Jharkhand Chief Minister Mr. Shibu Soren announced that all problems faced by madarasas will be solved soon. He announced a number of proposals that will benefit madrasas.

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Addressing a Jharkhand Madrasa Teachers Conference on Dec. 2nd in Ranchi, Mr. Soren asked the madrasa teachers to run their madrasas and classed with full devotion and the government is committed to help them in meeting all requirements.

He added that there is a great importance of increasing education among Muslims, community infrastructure like madrasas with proper plans can work wonders. “I know Muslim community very well since I am mukhiya (head) of the sate and I will put all my possible effort so that their problems challenges can be solved” he said.

Congratulating Bandhu Tirki, Minister for Education, on organization of such kind of programme for the very first time in the state speaker Alamgir Alam hoped that the UPA government will soon come out with a roadmap to solve all problems of teachers of madrasas. He said that 592 madrasas will be approved, buildings will be constructed, proper arrangement for pure drinking water in madrasas located in Godda and Pakur districts will be made and scholarships will be distributed for students in coming days.

Alam further worded that as per committee’s report Jahrkhand Muslims should get 14 percent reservation. Today the community has become a bit aware and has started to realize the value of education so it seems that very soon they will reap the rewards in terms of increasing propserity.

Speaking on this occasion Minister for Education Bandhu Tirki said that it is a matter of happiness that today state government is paying an incrased dearness allowance (DA) to Urdu teachers and the government is considering to arrange education of other subjects in madrasas along with Urdu. “All participants, ulemas who have gathered here in large numbers will have to take a determination that each and every students of the community will get education. We will have to take out those Muslim children who are engaged in different low grade occupation and to educate them and only then happiness and prosperity can come to minorities”, he said.

Member of Parliament Furquan Ansari added that it is very essential to arrange modern education with religious education in madrasas. “Till today our representation is negligible in the field of medical and engineering”.

The conference was participated by public leaders, representatives of different organizations and ulemas.