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HWF scholarships to 45 students of Delhi

New Delhi: On  16 March, Human Welfare Foundation offered scholarships to 45 selected Muslim students of Delhi in an scholarship distribution ceremony held at the headquarter of SIO, students Islamic Organization. Besides Delhi, HWF has also offered scholarships to Muslim students in other states also like West Bengal, Assam, Chattisgarh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The ceremony was chaired by president of Students Islamic movement of India, Azharuddin.

He said that the purpose of getting education should not be to get a good job, but we should accept the concept of getting education according to Islam. He said that planning is important for getting success.

Since 2000, HWF is giving scholarships to best Muslim students in many states of India with the sole purpose of uplifting Muslim students in the field of education and guide them so that they can be a part of nation-building. Selected students are mainly who are in the fields of humanities, social sciences, journalism, NGO management and such other courses.

Vision 2016 programme was started to uplift weaker sections of Muslim students educationally.  Chief Guest of the ceremony,  Mr Rafeeq Ahmad, Assistant Secretary, JIH, reminded the students about their social and religious responsibilities and told the students that their purpose is to serve humanity and follow Islam besides getting good education.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 April 2011 on page no. 17

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