350 Scholarships by Noor Baitul Mal
By A Staff Writer
Bangalore: The Noor Baitul Mal which was started in 2002 distributed scholarships among 350 students to the tune of Rs. 3.5 lakh at a function organised on July 7. Most of the students belong to underprivileged sections residing in Bismillahnagar, Guruppanpalya, Suddugonda Palya and Balaji Nagar.
Working under the aegis of Al-Noor Welfare Trust, the Baitul Mal has so far helped 1,735 students to the tune of over Rs. 17 lakh in eleven years. It has financially assisted 88 sick person to the tune of Rs. 1.54 lakh during the period.
According to its newly inducted trustee Mr. Syed Tahsin Ahmed, who recently retired from the Government of Karnataka service, the Baitul Mal would set up a tailoring institute and a computer training centre. It will also undertake skill development programme for the jobless youth.
The Baitul Mal is headed by its President Sheikh Mahboob. Md. Aslam is secretary while Dr. Inayath who has returned from his stint in the Gulf is a trustee. It has invited contributions for its activities. For details contact: Noor Baitul Mal, Ph: 080-65902065, Mohd Aslam (secretary) 99452-01514, Dr. Inayath 97404-88003.