Okhla-based AIEM vows to spread quality education
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By M Saifullah Rizwan
April 23, 2011: All India Educational Movement (New Delhi) held its 9th Annual General Meeting on April 17, 2011 in E-3, Abul Fazal Enclave, New Delhi-110025, its headquarters. The meeting was chaired by its vice president Brigadier Israr R. Khan. Members from all across India had turned up to attend the important meeting. The general secretary Amanullah Khan presented the report of activities during the year 2010-2011. Also, the financial report of the year was presented in the meeting. In the 2nd All India Muslim Educational Conference held in Shibli National College, Azamgarh on March 6-7, 2011, Khan had mentioned to establish Shibli Educational and Social Welfare Society for the Educational and Social betterment of the Muslims of Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh.
Also, it was decided to take out Educational Caravans at city, town and village levels to facilitate enrollment of Muslims children in Educational institutions. Moreover, the body had also decided to pay attention to quality education. Besides, decisions were taken to work on different matters related to Right to Education Act 2009. Other important decisions included to form a Monitoring Committee to work on Governments’ Educational Schemes and Programmes, development of Shibli National College, Azamgarh towards making it a minority University, establishment of All India Muslim Education Fund and to organize the 3rd All India Muslim Educational Conference at Kolkata.
The AGM was important in the sense that the governing body of AIEM elected general secretary Amanullah Khan the president. Besides, Nizamuddin Molla was made the general secretary and Naseem Tahir the treasurer.
After a detailed review of activities of the outgoing year, the members authorized the Office Bearers to chalk out the Programme for the year 2011-12 and allocate budget for the same. However, the house suggested the following agenda for the year: Holding a conference on Sachchar Committee Report; creating awareness utilization of Government Scholarship for Minority Community Students; Monitoring information of Government schemes of Educational Development; Coordinating implementation of Right to Education Act 2009 and compulsory Primary Education Act 2010 in proper perspectives; Working on awareness of education of girls and women; Coordinating in matters related to affiliation of Muslim Managed Schools; Opening International and Guidance cell at the Headquarters and help opening such cells in states.
A budget of Rs.10,00,000/- was proposed and the office bearers were authorized to finalize the budget and its allocation. At the end, the chairperson Brigadier Israr R. Khan appreciated the untiring efforts by the outgoing president Saiyid Hamid and general secretary Amanullah Khan and the sincere support extended to them by the members. He expresses strong hope that under the leadership of newly elected Governing Body AIEM will achieve great success and serve the community in larger areas.
(Rizwan is executive secretary, The Student Islamic Trust. He can be reached at: email@example.com)
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