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By Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood, President
Zakat Foundation of India ZakatIndia.org
Step 1: Read the Cause and Plan of Action in
English, Urdu or Hindi at
Step 2: Select your parliamentary or
assembly constituency (say 'X') where you usually live.
Step 3: Identify & involve some more selfless
persons of your kind (KGPs).
Take printout of the ZFI Form, you may fill it, scan it and email it to
Step 4: Identify an office table in an
outer room of one of your houses.
Step 5: Have a computer with strong internet
Step 6: Google the demography of X. Go to the
internet site of Registrar of Census Operations and look for Census 2001
(Census 2011 religion wise data has not yet been uploaded). Find out the
total populationand the total number of Muslims in X. What's the
percentage ofMuslims in X. Take printouts and open a new file and keep
Paste one copy on the wall.
Step 7: Download village-wise and ward-wise
charts and maps of (i) Total population, (ii) Muslim Population and
(iii) Muslim percentage. Take printouts, keep in file and paste on wall.
Step 8: Identify all the Waqf properties in X. Go to the website
of Central Waqf Council:
and look for the details of all waqf properties in X. Take printouts.
Open another file and keep printouts.
Paste one set on the wall.
Step 9: Personally visit each Waqf property,
talk to the persons on site, obtain information, take photos. Who is the
Mutawalli ? Obtain original Waqf Deed and take its photo. Make sure that
Mutawalli is the rightful person. Make an assessment whether each Waqf
property is being fully utilized for the purposes that have been
mentioned in the Waqf Deed. Whether there is proper income being
received from the property. Is there any encroachment. Whether accounts
are being meticulously maintained. Whether any court cases are going on.
Whether in the interest of the Waqf property the case is being properly
represented in the court. Whether the rents are being received at
current fair market rates.
Step 10: In the website of Central Waqf
Council there are three schemes.
Please download and read them:
(a) Industrial Training Institutes
(b) Vocational Training Centres
(c) Book Bank / Library
Step 11: Go to the website of central
Ministry of Minority Affairs
Access all the Government welfare schemes for minorities:
(a) Advertisement inviting proposals from Registered
Societies/Registered Companies/Trust etc. for imparting Coaching
(b) Multi-sectoral Development Plan
(c) Scholarship Schemes
(d) Free Coaching & Allied Scheme
(e) Grant in Aid Scheme to State Channelising Agencies of National
(f) Development & Finance Corporation
(g) "Nai Roshni"- The Scheme for Leadership Development of Minority
(h) "Seekho aur Kamao (Learn & Earn)"- The Scheme for Skill
Development of Minorities.
(i) Support for Students clearing Prelims conducted by UPSC/SSC,State
(j) Public Service Commission(PSC) etc.
(k) Nalanda Project: Faculty development program for minority higher
(l) Minority Cyber Gram
Step 12: Access the website of the
central Ministry of HRD, read and deeply understand so many educational
schemes, for instance:
(a) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
(b) Scheme to Provide Quality Education in Madrasas (SPQEM)
(c) Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan
(d) Incentives to Girls for Secondary Education
(e) National Means Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme
(f) Financial Assistance for Appointment of language Teachers
(g) Adolescence Education Programme
(h) Scheme for construction and running of Girls’ Hostel for students
of secondary and higher secondary schools
(i) Model School Scheme
(j). Scheme of Vocationalisation of Secondary Education At + 2 Level
(k) Model School Scheme - PPP Mode
(l) Saakshar Bharat
(m) State Resource Centre
(n) Jan Shikshan Sansthan
(o) Assistance to Voluntary Agencies
(p) CENTRALLY SPONSORED SCHEME ON TEACHER EDUCATION
Step 13: Access the website of the
central Ministry of Home Affairs, read and
understand the following schemes:
(a) Assistance to the victims of terrorist and communal violence
(b) Kabir Puruskar
(c) Assistance to voluntary organizations in the cause of national
Step 14: Read all these schemes carefully,
take printouts, keep in separate files, paste copies on wall, identify
the possible beneficiaries of these schemes in different Mohallahs,
Villages, printout application forms, fill the forms on their behalf,
complete the required documentation, send these applications by
speed/registered post to the officer concerned and follow up what
happens there, etc.
Step 15: Download similar schemes from your
state govt websites and take similar action.
Step 16: Request the Friday Imams & Khateebs
to also tell the audience the meanings and Mafhoom of the Arabic Khutba.
Help them in doing so. Obtain from them the standard Friday Arabic
Khutba which they deliver every week. Get it authentically translated in
local language and give the translation to him.
Step 17: Also request them to pre-plan the
topics and prepare the contents of the local language speech which they
deliver on Friday. Some advice is available at
http://zakatindia.org/images/Ashabus Suffa Brochure.pdf
Step 18: Access Prime Minister's 15 Point
Program for Minorities at
http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/pm15point Carefully study and
analyze each point.
See in X as to what extent these points have been implemented.
Wherever there is lack of implementation, take up the matter with the
officers concerned. Petition them under RTI Act and follow up.
Step 19: For national level Muslim
problems and their solutions please click
http://zakatindia.org/20PointsActionPlan.html Likewise, if you have
any Muslim issues specific to your state please do research on these,
collect authentic data and take these up with the authorities / Govt
Step 20: Keep informing the local media and the
Friday Imams & Khateebs of all the work that you have been doing for
widest publicity among the local Muslim community. You can even issue
press releases and public fliers and brochures.
Step 21: Keep emailing, every Sunday, all
the above information to
firstname.lastname@example.org so that it is immediately uploaded on the
website. During your researches and activities if you find something
additional that needs to be included in this Roadmap, please so email at