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Sibal reaches to MPs for Madrasa Board

Friday, August 28, 2009 05:11:56 PM, ummid.com News Desk

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New Delhi: In an attempt to implement the much delayed Central board for madarsa education, Union Human Resource (HRD) Ministry after initiating a dialogue with Muslim community leaders has now decided to consult the Member of Parliaments (MPs).

 

According to the report published in The Asian Age, a leading Indian English daily today, HRD ministry is likely to begin the consultation process with members of Parliament (MPs) soon to seek their opinion on the controversial issue.

 

The ministry wants to consult MPs from the minority community as well as those representing areas dominated by Muslims, the report quoted the government sources as stating.

 

Stating that with the ambitious Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill 2009  going through the Parliament, the report says, HRD minister Kapil Sibal has decided to push through the madarsa board proposal which has been delayed by over three years.

 

Quoting from the sources the report says, a Central board for madarsa education would help ensure minimum education standards in the teaching of non-religious subjects in these seminaries. The proposal has been opposed by the community leadership amid fears that it could increase government interference in madarsas. However, official sources clarified that the affiliation of madarsas to the proposed board will be voluntary.

 

With the help of MPs and community leaders, the government hopes to break the deadlock on the controversial subject which has been delayed for over three years.

 

Creation of a Central board for madarsa education is one of the ambitious proposals of the UPA government. The proposal is aimed at increasing the involvement of minority community in higher education and was first mooted by then HRD minister Arjun Singh in 2006.

 

Moreover, the government hopes that the formation of the board will also help facilitate the admission of madarsa students into formal higher education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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