Honourarium to Imams and Muezzins, verification of applications begin

, 11:41 AM IST

Waqf Board has begun verification of applications received towards honourarium to Imams and Muezzins provided by the government in Telangana. Special teams have been set up for verification of applications in Hyderabad and districts.

Chief Executive Officer Waqf Board Mohammed Asadullah told that verification process will be complete by the end of current month and honourarium will be released with the beginning of next financial year.

The government has announced to provide a monthly honourarium of Rs. 5000 to Imams and Rs. 1000 to Muezzins and Rs. 12 Cr. was issued to Waqf Board for implementation of the scheme.

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