Research of madrassas in Uttarakhand is necessary: ​​CM Dhami

Dehradun, Sept 13 (PTI):Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said Tuesday that an investigation into madrassas in the state is necessary as “all kinds of things” are emerging about them.
Dhami’s statement comes just a day after the newly elected president of the Uttarakhand Waqf Board Shadab Shams underlined the need for an investigation of the madrassas in the state.
“Examination of madrassas is a must as all kinds of things about them are surfacing in different places. Their investigation will bring the truth to light,” Dhami told reporters when asked to comment on Shams’ statement, who was elected unopposed as the chairman of the board recently.
The development comes days after the government of Uttar Pradesh commissioned a survey of “unrecognized” madarsas in the state to gather information on, among other things, the number of teachers, curriculum and basic services available there.
Shams had also made a strong case for modern education in madrassas and talked about the Waqf Board’s plans to introduce the Uttarakhand Board syllabus in Islamic educational institutions.
CCTV cameras will also be installed in the madrassas for the sake of total transparency in their operations, the Waqf board chairman had said.
The Uttarakhand Waqf Board manages 103 madrassas in the state.
Dhami also said that the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission, which has been asked to conduct recruitment surveys for the subordinate ranks previously under the responsibility of the Uttarakhand Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UKSSSC), will publish the calendar of the exams it will hold this week. will be held.
The vacancies will be announced in October and the exams will be held in December, the prime minister said.
He said the responsibility for conducting recruitment examinations in the junior ranks had been assigned to the State Public Service Commission as the ongoing investigation into the paper leakage of an exam held by the UKSSSC could have delayed the examinations for junior ranks and the future. of the candidates

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