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At all levels of education, the outcome indicators for the Muslims were closer to the ST community with the lowest attainment. Vocational training is critical given the degree of unemployment and the trend towards self-employment among Muslim youth. Muslim women must have access to institutional and policy level decision-making. Guidelines must mandate a specific number of Social Audits to be undertaken during each 6 monthly monitoring cycle.
Health related data must be gathered for all children in Muslim dominated blocks from birth tothetime of entry to schools at age 5 and annually in subsequent years to detect malnutrition and make age-specific correctives. In amitwbh, the committee, as it mentioned in the covering letter to the ministryevaluated all other flagship programmes run by the ministry and also examined trends in consumption expenditure, poverty estimates, access to food and PDS, Cimmittee and Aadhaar.
Cutting across silos of sector-wise intervention such as education, livelihood, health, or employmentwe must seek to empower the community as a whole through developing transformative local leadership.
Inadequacy of health care infrastructure in most Muslim areas, as highlighted in the Sachar Committee Report, has not been addressed despite initiating specific schemes. The committee has concluded that though a start has been made in addressing development deficits of the community, government interventions have not quite matched in scale the large numbers of the marginalised. This Committee recommends efforts, including active outreach, recruitment and scholarships, by both government and private universities to increase participation of Muslims in higher education, as well as increased access to high quality professional and technical education to help Muslim youth move to better quality employment.
Private and Public Universities must also come forward to recruit and provide scholarships to Muslim minority students to pursue higher learning.
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The basic idea is to work out the index for all institutions with the specific aim of increasing the representation of under-represented groups in them by drawing their attention to the lack of diversity that currently exists. More importantly, these would not improve the quality of employment, which is the major issue for the Muslims and not an increase in work participation rate. At this level of education, immediate employability is a key concern of the families. Diversity index and Anti-discrimination legislation together can help build a more equitable society and a deeper and more widespread notion of equality that go beyond group-specific quotas and accompanying quota politics.
It may also recommend schemes, which have the potential of addressing the development needs of minorities to the concerned central ministries for inclusion in the 15 PP. The share of minorities in government employment remains low — less than half of the share of their total population in the country — despite all efforts. It is noteworthy that there are only 38 Unani colleges out of a total of for Ayurveda; for Homeopathy; colleges for modern medicine.
The new pilot schemes should be reviewed in a time-bound manner and up-scaled. For Muslim female home-based workers, there is a need for policies that facilitate access to low interest credit, to markets, and training for manufacturing high value products.
The share of minorities in government employment remains low — less than half of the share of their total population in the country — despite all efforts. The OBC Muslims were the most deprived at all levels of education.
The allocation and expenditure during the 12 th Plan on the major schemes of the Ministry are as under: Towards a new equity paradigm: This Committee, amittabh addition recommends formulation and enactment of a comprehensive Anti-Discrimination Legislation to prohibit discrimination based on disability, sex, caste, religion and other criteria. The relatively poor penetration of health insurance cover among Muslims should be corrected immediately.
It should also consider reviewing and amending the Dargah Khwaja Saheb Act in the context of the changing needs of the society.
Kundu Committee Submits Post Sachchar Evaluation Report
A more systematic need based assessment of the development deficits in MCDs for determination of the targets under different schemes should take place. A sustained course correction will require continual engagement with new ideas and new thinking that go beyond existing schemes and programmes for the welfare of minorities; to pilot new interventions that may be more responsive to the needs on comittee ground, with a view to up-scaling best practices.
All Muslim-concentration districts MCDs should be part of Annual Health Surveys so that the impact of health and eeport schemes targeted at them could be tracked unambiguously. Civil society organizations and NGOs have a critical role to play in strengthening local communities and creating transformative leadership. Login from existing account Facebook Google Commitete. The lists of waqf properties must be annually reviewed and their conditions assessed in a joint meeting of senior officers of the ASI and the Central Waqf Council.
Access to commttee facilities and organization of training facilities forskill development must be linked with the employment generation programmesat micro level, particularly targeted to the Muslim concentration districts.
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It was rolled out subsequently in the 12thfive-year plan period, however, with an extremely small budgetary allocation. Scholarship amounts for committed and higher secondary schooling should be raised in order to meet all related costs. One of the positive impacts of the Sachar Committee was that civil society groups and NGOs were alerted to the need to undertake development work with the Muslim minorities. The Ministry of Minority Affairs constituted a Committee on School enrolments had risen since when that report came, but high eeport rates wipe out any real developmental premium, it said.
The natural advantage that Muslims largely due to internal cultural normshave demonstrated in terms of initial health outcomes better sex ratio, better life expectancy at birth, better child survival for both girls and boys is reversed due to unequal access to health care erport amenities.
And yet, serious bottlenecks are present due to: In order to correct this, efforts must be made to ensure retention, particularly of girlstudents. Committee gave extensive recommendations from primary school to technical education.
Improve teacher quality to encourage children to attend and for parents to see and advantage in keeping the children in school.