Muslims in Indian administrative service

The increasing number of Muslims clearing the exam, considered the toughest in the country, is being attributed to the community’s concerted effort to groom Muslim youths for the top bureaucracy. The need for this was felt after the Rajinder Sachar Committee, set up in 2005 to examine the status of Muslims in India, found that just […]

ASODEF NGO business opportunities

As the global development finance landscape continues to evolve, many NGOs that in the past would have never considered working with the private sector are increasingly looking to companies that want to do good to collaborate in their projects. But why, though, are some firms willing to work more with some nongovernmental organizations than others, […]

Educational Scheme for Minority Students

EDUCATIONAL SCHEMES FOR MINORITIES Scheme-wise Number of Students Likely to be Benefitted and Funds Likely to be Spent for Minority Community in India (2018-2019 and 2019-2020) Number of Beneficiaries, Fund Allocated and Released under Scheme of Padho Pardesh-Interest Subsidy on Educational Loans for Overseas Studies in India (2014-2015 to 2018-2019) Selected State-wise Number of Coaching […]

Upgrade Madrasa education system in India

Presently, there are four types of Islamic educational institutions prevailing all over India; Maktab, Madrasa, Jamia and Darul Qur’an. But in common all are called as madrasa. Maktab: When a child grows he goes to Maktab where he is taught basic Islamic tenets with fundamentals of Math, Geography, Science, Social Science, Qur’an, Urdu, Hindi, English and […]

Muslim under SC/ST category

The existence of caste system or reservation for Muslim dalits/backward classes has always been a controversial issue. SC/ST status demand for Muslims not accepted so far. However there are classification for OBC Muslims separately in each state. In some states like Kerala and Andhra separate reservations to Muslims are available. It is an undisputed fact […]

Need of Minority Education institutions

The transmission of knowledge has been a fundamental aspect of the Islamic tradition since the time of the Prophet Muhammad. In the centuries after the Prophet’s death in 632 C.E., a class of religious specialists or ‘ulamā‘ emerged in Muslim societies. These ‘ulamā‘ attracted students and devised systems for transmitting texts, ideas, and practices. [1] By the beginning of the […]

Indian Minority in Politics

Indian Minority in Politics India has always embraced diversity, becoming a vast ocean of cultures, religions, ethnicities, beliefs and practices. With such diversity, it becomes necessary to give each community their due, without inciting any conflicts. This plethora of diversity in our democratic nation makes the minority communities at times vulnerable, calling for sturdy laws […]

Free Coaching empowering minority students

free coaching for minority students While replying to a question in Lok Sabha, the minister said free coaching is provided to students belonging to six notified minority communities through selected or empanelled coaching institutions for preparation to qualify examinations in order to get admission in technical and professional courses. “They are getting free coaching to […]

How to Apply for ASODEF Business Scheme

Undoubtedly one of the biggest tasks that a small business will face is getting finance. Often, this will strongly dictate how successful a new venture can become – and there is no doubt that immediate capital is something that could help your business ten fold, especially when money is tight. You might decide that the […]

Indian Government business schemes

MUDRA Loan Scheme. Stand Up India Scheme. Bank Credit Facilitation Scheme. Coir Udyami Yojana. Market Development Assistance Scheme for MSMEs National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) These startup schemes have been introduced over a period of time and many of these were introduced before the launch of Startup India plan. But most of the […]