Launched The Parsis of India Continuing at the crossroads book at Mumbai today.This book will give details about tradition and other information about Parsi community. It will also be useful for academicians, researchers.
Met UP Ministers Shri Baldev Aulakh (Minority Welfare), Shri Mohsin Raza (Haj,Waqf) & senior officials of minority welfare in Lucknow today. Discussed various schemes for Minorities' empowerment
Today offered Chadar of PM Shri Narendra Modi at Ajmer Sharif Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.
The Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi addressing the Conference of State Secretaries, Minority Affairs, in New Delhi on March 24, 2017. The Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Shri Ameising Luikham is also seen.
Inaugurated Hunar Haat, spectacular exhibition of traditional art-skills of master artisans at Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Cannaught Place. People can have a glimpse of exquisite crafts and traditional Indian cuisines at Hunar Haat from 11 to 26 February.
Iran Ambassador H.E Gholamreza Ansari today made a courtesy visit, various issues were discussed.
Discussed various arrangements for Haj 2017 with private tour operators representatives at Mumbai on 21 Jan, 2017. More than 3 lakh people so far have applied for Haj 2017, out of these,more than 1 lakh people have applied online & through Haj mobile app. Providing best facilities to Haj pilgrims is our priority.
The inauguration of the Annual Conference of State Minorities Commission, organised by the National Commission for Minorities, in New Delhi on January 17, 2017.
Swachhta Pakhwada from 16th December, 2016 to 31st December, 2016 - Ministry of Minority Affairs
NITI Aayog leads initiative to convert 100 percentage Government Citizen Transactions to the digital platform.
About the Ministry
The Ministry of Minority Affairs was carved out of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and created on 29th January, 2006 to ensure a more focused approach towards issues relating to the notified minority communities namely Muslim, Christian, Budhist, Sikhs, Parsis and Jain. The mandate of the Ministry includes formulation of overall policy and planning, coordination, evaluation and review of the regulatory framework and development programmes for the benefit of the minority communities.
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has assumed the office as a Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Minority Affairs on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in New Delhi.
Shri Ameising Luikham is the Secretary of the Ministry. The Secretary is assisted by Four Joint Secretaries and a Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser (additional charge). The Ministry has a sanctioned strength of 118 Officers/Staff.