Uttarakhand Social Welfare and Minority Welfare Minister Chandan Ram Das said that there are about 400 such madrasas in the state which are still not registered.
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A notice has been issued in the name of madrassas in Uttarakhand. for not registering madrasas will be shut down. According to the state government, there are about 400 madrasas in the state which are not registered. Uttarakhand’s Social Welfare and Minority Welfare Minister Chandan Ram Das has given information about this.
Chandan Ram Das said that an ultimatum has been given to the madrasas to get themselves registered with the education department of the state within a month. If they do not do so by the stipulated time frame, then steps will be taken to shut them down.
Number of Madrasas in Uttarakhand
There are 419 madrassas registered with the Uttarakhand Madrasa Board, out of which 192 get grants from the central and state governments. The state government estimates that there are about 400 such madrasas in Uttarakhand which are still not registered.
Minority Welfare Minister Chandan Ram Das said that due to non-registration in the education department of the state, the future of the students studying there is being harmed. Students have to face trouble in getting new admission after fifth standard. He said that the purpose of registration of madrasas is for the welfare of the students, because only then they will be able to take advantage of the schemes of the central and state government.
103 Madrasas under Uttarakhand Waqf Board
Uttarakhand Waqf Board chairman Shadab Shams said that he has spoken to the Chief Minister in this regard and a committee will be formed soon to survey the madrassas. Soon after taking over as the chairman of the State Waqf Board earlier last month, Shams had advocated for modern education in madrassas.
He said that the board plans to introduce the state education board’s curriculum in madrasas also and provide education to its students on the same lines as the children of private and government schools. He said that CCTV cameras would be installed to ensure transparency in the activities of madrasas. Uttarakhand Waqf Board He runs 103 madrasas.