Meeting with Secretary and Joint Secretaries of Ministry of Minority Affairs at Antyodaya Bhawan in New Delhi, reviewed various scholarships, skill development schemes and other development programmes so that benefits of these schemes reach to the needy during the challenges of Corona pandemic.
Governing Body meeting of Maulana Azad Education Foundation was held through video conferencing in New Delhi. Different educational, employment oriented skill development programmes and bridge courses were discussed in detail and future course of action was decided. It was decided in the meeting to carry forward the employment oriented training of Health Assistant and Hospitality Facilitator and other educational programmes according to the current needs.
Interacted with Chairmen & senior officials of more than 30 state waqf boards through video conferencing, directed them to ensure strict implementation of lockdown & social distancing during holy month of Ramadan, which will be started from 24th April, in view of Corona pandemic. All the state waqf boards expressed need to work united to create awareness among people that instead of mosques, Eidgah and other religious-social places, they should offer prayers and perform other religious rituals during holy month of Ramadan staying inside their home.
The Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and the Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Shri Arjun Munda inaugurating the Hunar Haat, at Harmu Ground, in Ranchi, Jharkhand on March 01, 2020.
Hon'ble Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu Ji today visited Hunar Haat at India Gate Lawns, Rajpath, New Delhi along with his wife and encouraged master artisans,craftsmen and culinary experts. Hon'ble Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Ji and his wife enjoyed sitting on 'Jhoola' prepared by master artisans. Hon'ble Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu Ji interacted with artisans, craftsmen and lauded their handmade indigenous products.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji made a surprise visit today at Hunar Haat organised by Minority Affairs Ministry at India Gate Lawns, Rajpath and interacted with master artisans, craftsmen and culinary experts and encouraged them. Thanks Prime Minister Shri Narendra modi Ji for visiting Hunar Haat. Your visit has given tremendous recognition and boost to talent and indigenous handmade products of these artisans from across the country. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji also enjoyed 'Kulhad Wali Chai' and 'Litti Chokha' sitting on a traditional 'Khaat'. The people present there were surprised and intrigued by Shri Modi Ji's visit and praised his simplicity and encouraging master artisans, craftsmen and culinary experts.