Mr. Joshi inaugurates workshop on Muslim children’s right to education
Bhopal, March 23, 2016 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): The first school for Muslim girls was opened at Bhopal called Sultania School. This was informed at a workshop on Muslim children’s right to education inaugurated by Minister of State for Higher and School Education Mr. Deepak Joshi here today. The workshop was held jointly by Madhya Pradesh Madarsa Board and National Children’s Rights Protection Commission. Mr. Joshi informed that equal education opportunities have been made available for children of all sections of society. He informed that 2880 Madarsas with 2 lakh 80 thousand students are recognized by the Board. Along with theology, teaching as per syllabus approved by the state government is imparted in Madarsas. Upto Rs. one lakh is given for computer lab to Madasas conducted upto class VIII. Mid-day meal is served in recognised Madarsas. MP Mr. Alok Sanjar also spoke on the occasion. Commission’s member Mr. Priyam Kanoongo said that there should be no compromise with education in any case. He informed that Raja Ram Mohan Rai had also received education in a Madarsa. Mr. Kanoongo lauded Madhya Pradesh government for preparing Samagra Cards of students. Madarsa Board’s Chairman Prof. Syed Imamuddin said that online application can be submitted for registration of Madarsas. He informed that skill development programmes will be held in Madarsas in collaboration with IGNOU. Board’s former Chairman Mr. Haleem Khan also spoke on the occasion.