New Delhi, August 15 (Pervez Bari): Stage is all set for the day-long National Conclave entitled ‘Empowering the People – India 2047’ to be held here on Monday (15 August 2016) at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre. The Conclave is being organised to discuss a long term plan, with a comprehensive action agenda, for total empowerment of the marginalized Muslim community.
Justice Rajindar Sachar, retired High Court judge Delhi, will release the Basic Document on empowerment project on the occasion. The forenoon session will be presided over by Maulana Mohammad Wali Rahmani, general secretary All India Muslim Personal Law Board. A seminar on the theme ‘Opportunities and challenges in community empowerment’ will be held in the afternoon.
This National Conclave is designed as a get-together of select community leaders and activists from different states. It will be an occasion to share our views and experiences in bringing inclusive growth by empowering the people. The detailed programme is as under:-
10.30 am – 01.00 pm Welcome speech Mr. E. M. Abdul Rahiman Chairman, Empower India Foundation; Presidential address Maulana Mohammad Wali Rahmani Gen Sec, All India Muslim Personal Law Board; Mr. Mohammad Raphy Executive Secretary – Project activities report; Prof. P. Koya Editor Project document introduction; Project document release & speech Justice Rajindar Sachar Chairman, Prime Minister’s High Level Committee on Muslims; Keynote address Prof. Amitabh Kundu Chairman, Post Sachar Evaluation Committee.
Other speakers to address on the occasion include: Maulana Mohammad Asrarul Haque Qasimi, Member of Parliament; Prof. M. Aslam, Vice Chancellor, IGNOU; Prof. P.K. Abdul Azis, Former Vice Chancellor, AMU; E. Abubacker, Chairman, Rehab India Foundation; Kamal Faruqui, Former Chairman, Delhi Minorities Commission; Adv. Sharfuddin Ahmed, Vice President, Social Democratic Party of India; Navaid Hamid President, All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat; M. Amanullah Khan Chairman, Muslim Education Trust, New Delhi; Prof. S. Sumayaa Principal, TBAK College for Women, Tamil Nadu; Prof. Nishath Khalida Parveen, Vice Principal Abbas Khan College, Bangalore;
Anis Ahmed General Secretary, Empower India Foundation to propose Vote of thanks.