The PMO had observed that such lack of information comes in the way of planning, formulating and implementing specific interventions, policies and programmes to address the issues relating to the socio-economic backwardness of this community.
Background[ edit ] Inthe Congress Party returned to power in India after having languished in opposition for eight years, an unprecedented length of time for a party which had ruled the country for fifty-two out of fifty-seven years between and The victory of the Congress Party was widely attributed to the Muslim vote[ citation needed ].
|Rajinder Sachar - Wikipedia||Even in the pre-Islamic eraArab traders used to visit the Konkan - Gujarat coast and Malabar regionwhich linked them with the ports of Southeast Asia.|
|Summarised Sachar Report on Status of Indian Muslims||October 19, 20 Minutes It was an act of political courage by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh when he accorded in-principle approval in February,to my proposal to set up a High Level Committee to prepare a report on the social, economic and educational status of the Muslim community of India. I was well aware of the controversies that surrounded an earlier similar initiative — the appointment of the Gopal Singh Committee in to study the status of minorities and other backward classes, their participation and performance in education and employment, their share as beneficiaries in rural development and place in the industrial sector, and the role played by financial institutions in respect of their welfare.|
|Academicians and intellectuals both are weighing it on different scales.|
One of its initiatives in this direction was the commissioning of a report on the latest socialeconomicand educational conditions of the Muslim community of India Composition[ edit ] The committee was composed of seven members. The other members of the committee were Sayyid Hamid, M.
Oommen and Rakesh Basant.
The committee did not include any female members, although it did meet with women's groups and activists. The Sachar Committee Report explored and commented upon a truly wide range of random issues and concerns, often with a view to forcefully place the Muslim viewpoint on those issues in the public sphere.
This included making observations on the high birthrate in the Muslim community in comparison to Hindus: The Sachar Committee highlighted and presented its suggestions on how to remove impediments those preventing Indian Muslims from fully participating in the economic, political, and social mainstream of Indian life.
The report was the first of its kind to reveal the "backwardness" a term used in Indian academic and legal discourse for historically dispossessed or economically vulnerable communities, not meant to be pejorative of Indian Muslims.
The Committee recommended setting up an Equal Opportunity Commission to provide a legal mechanism to address discrimination complaints, including in matters such as housing. Chidambaram proposed an increase to the National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation 's NMDFC budget, citing new duties and expanded outreach that the institution would take on to implement the Committee's recommendations.
It also used data from the National Sample Surveys NSSO 55th and 61st Rounds to analyze issues relating to employment, education, consumption patterns, and levels of poverty. Corroborative data was also obtained from government commissions and organisations such as the National Commission for Backward Classesthe State Backward Classes Commission, and the National Council of Educational Research and Training.
Finally, data from other sources, including ministries, departments, public sector undertakings, universities, and colleges were used in preparing this report.
Criticism[ edit ] In Novemberthe Gujarat government contended before the Supreme Court that the Rajinder Sachar Committee was "unconstitutional," and that it only sought to help Muslims. It has strongly criticized the manner in which the PMO set up the Sachar Committee in to survey the socio-economic conditions of Muslims, while "ignoring" other religious minorities.
This affidavit was filed in response to the Centre's stand that the scheme was valid and that the Modi government was to blame for the deteriorating condition of Muslims in Gujarat.
Retrieved 16 February Abject poverty is partially to blame for low levels of education among Muslim Indians, according to a report titled "Social, Economic and Educational Status of Muslim Community of India," chaired by Justice Rajindar Sachar and produced for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Summarised Sachar Report on Status of Indian Muslims. Report of the Prime Minister’s High Level Committee (headed by Justice Rajindar Sachar) on Social, Economic and Educational Status of the Muslim Community of India Summarised by Dr.
Syed Zafar Mahmood The Milli Gazette. 13 December Community and Family Studies Wellbeing is not just the absence of disease or illness. It is a complex combination of a person’s physical, mental, emotional, cultural, . Government of India (Cabinet Secretariat) Prime Minister's High Level Committee For Preparation of Report on Social, Economic and Educational Status of the Muslim Community of India (Chairperson: Justice Rajindar Sachar) Sardar Patel Bhawan, Parliament Street, New Delhi 17 November Hon'ble Dr.
Manmohan Singh Prime Minister of India. Sachar Study for Indian Muslim Community Essay On Literacy amongst Muslims - * 25 per cent of Muslim children in the year age group have either never attended school or have dropped out.
Rajindar Sachar Committee: Status of the Muslim Community in India. Muslims for Secular Democracy (MSD) the report gives equal importance to the employability of persons who study in schools and colleges.
The issue of employability is also critical vis-à-vis any policies with respect to Madarsas, apart from the fact that less than four.