1. Set up universities for educational empowerment of Christians: NCM to government

Set up universities for educational empowerment of Christians: NCM to government

The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has suggested to the Centre to set up fully government-funded universities for educational empowerment of Christians on the lines of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and the Jamia Millia Islamia.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: January 13, 2018 6:24 PM
National Commission for Minorities, National Commission for Minorities on christians empowerment, christians empowerment ncm As part of its suggestions for a medium-term action plan to be implemented within seven years, the NCM also called for roping in educationists from the community to be given due representation in framing educational policies and be appointed on different expert committees.

The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has suggested to the Centre to set up fully government-funded universities for educational empowerment of Christians on the lines of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and the Jamia Millia Islamia. As part of its suggestions for a medium-term action plan to be implemented within seven years, the NCM also called for roping in educationists from the community to be given due representation in framing educational policies and be appointed on different expert committees. “Christians should also be given universities for their communities, fully funded by the Government of India, like Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia University,” the NCM said in its annual report for 2016-17. The report is expected to be tabled in Parliament during the next session, sources said. On being asked about the recommendation, NCM Chairman Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said, “Such a move will help ensure educational empowerment of Christians.”

Rizvi said, like the AMU or the Jamia Millia Islamia, the university for Christians should impart education to students from other communities as well. The NCM also said that the government should fully fund at least one university for Christians and it could do so in collaboration with the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India.

According to the 2011 Census on the education level of different religious communities for age seven and above, the literacy rate of Christians was 74.34 per cent. Muslims had the highest percentage of illiterates aged beyond seven years at 42.72, as per the census. This percentage was 36.4 for Hindus, 32.49 for Sikhs and 28.17 for the Buddhists.

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  1. Dr Sunil
    Jan 13, 2018 at 7:53 pm
    Christian WILL NOT BE GIVEN THIS .knowing the Narrow minded fekuji and his ministers. Fekuji is dead against christian ins utes in Gujurat and All over Indya. Jai Bharatmata we have a terrible govt in the centre.
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    1. contract work
      Jan 15, 2018 at 11:46 am
      Maybe this moron naqvimukhtar wants to be another Saint Mukhtar... What kind of ic urges does narendramodi Sarkar his ministers get? Unbelievable nonsense.... twitter /Optimist_Chic/… Eternal Optimist 🎉 Optimist_Chic Dear PrakashJavdekar naqvimukhtar have you guys totally lost it? Dear PMOIndia we didn’t vote for this Bakwas in d name of Vikas. Why d discrimination are hindu kids less deserving? We have enuf St Josephs, Marys, Francis etc etc 😡 financialexpress /india-news/set…
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    2. Dr Sunil
      Jan 13, 2018 at 7:51 pm
      Bjp under Fekuji WILL NOT ALLOW KNOWING THE leadership .JAI MEERA BHARATMATA
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