(The Gist of PIB) Ministry of Minority Affairs 2019 report [JANUARY-2020]
(The Gist of PIB) Ministry of Minority
Affairs 2019 report
Ministry of Minority Affairs 2019
In the year 2019, Ministry of Minority Affairs focussed on educational
empowerment of Minorities, especially Muslim girls, and job-oriented skill
development of youths belonging to Minority communities.
In the year 2019 Ministry of Minority Affairs provided “Begum Hazrat
Mahal Girls Scholarships” to 3 lakh economically backward girls belonging to
the six notified Minority communities.
Under the programme to connect Madrasas with formal education, more than
750 teachers including a large number of women teachers, from Madrasas from
various states have been trained by the Ministry of Minority Affairs this
Skill Development/Employment Opportunities:
More than 1.25 lakh youths belonging to Minority communities were
provided job-oriented skill development training through “Gharib Nawaz
Employment Scheme”, “Seekho aur Kamao”, “Nai Manzil”, “Usttad”, “Nai Roshni”
The Ministry of Minority Affairs has decided to organise 100 “Hunar Haat”
in the next five years across the country to provide market and employment
and employment opportunities to master artisans, craftsmen and traditional
Under “Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram” (PMJVK) of the Ministry of
Minority Affairs, 104 Common Service Centres have been approved across the
These centres will work as a single-window assistance centre to provide
information regarding Central Government and State Governments schemes.
India has become the first country in the entire world which has made
the entire Haj 2020 process 100 percent digital.
Online application, E-Visa, Haj mobile app, “E-MASIHA” health facility
have been provided to Indian Muslims going for Hajj.
100 per cent digitisation of Waqf properties across the country has been
A programme has been launched for 100 percent Geo tagging and
digitalisation of Waqf properties across the country to ensure these
properties can be utilised for welfare of the society.
A total of 8 Mutawalis were awarded under “Qaumi Waqf Board Taraqiati
Scheme” for better management of Waqf properties in their respective state