Akola (Maharashtra), 14 Dec 2014: With an aim to provide information and guidance about government welfare schemes to unemployed youths of weaker sections from different religious backgrounds, the Social Service Department of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Maharashtra organized a two-day workshop on 29-30 November.
After the inauguration of the workshop with the recitation of Holy Quran by Hamid Husain (President of Akola Unit), Mazhar Farooque (Secretary Social Service Dept.) gave a short description about the need to organize the program. Er. Taufique Aslam Khan (President Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Maharashtra) in his keynote address highlighted the role of social service in today’s scenario.
Zahoor Ahmed (Secretary Education Dept., JIH Maharashtra) talked about the Pre matric, Post matric, Merit cum means scholarships, their norms and practical problems.
Dr. Kazim Malik explained how a student can benefit from NGOs, Trusts and Maulana Azad Minority Financial Development Corporation etc.
Anil M. Patil (Project officer – DIC Akola) gave brief introduction about Small Scale Industries.
Raj Faiyaz of Pune explained how to benefit from Government Schemes for Re construction of houses of village and city i.e. Gharkul Yojna, Rajiv Awas Yojna & Indira Awas Yojna etc. And also gave detailed explanation of Maha E-Seva Kendra, Common Service Center, E-governance project and Setu.
Dr. Umar Farooq (Health Officer – Municipal Corporation, Akola) gave detailed information about primary health related issues, Janani Shishu Suraksha Yojna (JSSY) and how to benefit from the same schemes.
Mr. Mohammad Siraj (President MPJ Maharashtra) explained about how the widows, divorcees, handicapped, old citizen can benefit from Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Yojna (SGNY) etc. He also explained about how a poor section of the society can benefit from Right to Food (RTF) and Labour Rights.
In his presidential speech, Er. Taufique Aslam Khan asked cadres to find each and every possible way to please Almighty Allah. He asked them to be optimistic in their thoughts and actions.