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Ministry of Minority Affairs
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{{Use Indian English|date=January 2019}}{{Use dmy dates|date=January 2019}}{{Refimprove|date=October 2015}}

Republic of India|headquarters = New Delhi|latd =|latm =|lats =|latNS =|longd =|longm =|longs =|longEW =|employees =4700TITLE=MINISTRY OF MINORITY AFFAIRS : DEMAND NO. 66ACCESSDATE=15 SEPTEMBER 2018, |chief1_name = Mukhtar Abbas NaqviMinister (government)>Minister|chief2_name = Kiren Rijiju|chief2_position = Minister of State|child1_agency = National Commission for Minoritiesweblink}}chief3_name=chief4_name=chief5_name=chief6_name=chief7_name=chief8_name=chief9_name=parent_department=}}The Ministry of Minority Affairs is a ministry of the Government of India which was carved out of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and created on 29 January 2006. It is the apex body for the central government's regulatory and developmental programmes for the minority religious communities in India, which include Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Zoroastrians (Parsis) and Jains notified as minority communities in The Gazette of IndiaWEB,weblink Extraordinary Gazette of India Notification,, Govt. of India, 10 October 2016, under Section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992.WEB,weblink Ministry Of Minority Affairs, yes,weblink" title="">weblink 2010-09-25, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi assumed the office as a cabinet minister for Minority Affairs on 4 September 2017{{citation|title=About the Ministry|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018|deadurl=no|archiveurl=|archivedate=2018-12-25}}. He served as the Minister of State for Minority Affairs when Najma Heptulla was the cabinet minister. Following Najma Heptulla's resignation on 12 July 2016, Naqvi was assigned the Independent charge of the Ministry.The ministry is also involved with the linguistic minorities and of the office of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities, representation of the Anglo-Indian community, protection and preservation of non-Muslim shrines in Pakistan and Muslim shrines in India in terms of the Pant-Mirza Agreement of 1955, in consultation with the Ministry of External Affairs.{{citation|url=|title=Allocation of Business Rules|deadurl=no|archiveurl=|archivedate=2018-12-25}} The Minister in charge is also Chairperson of the Central Wakf Council, India, which manages the running of the State Wakf Boards.WEB,weblink Members, CFC website, yes,weblink" title="">weblink 2010-10-04, Ministry of Minority Affairs provides Moma scholarship to minority community students of India every year. Moma Scholarship is a scholarship scheme of the Ministry of Minority Affairs initiated with the aim of supporting minority communities student who is not financially strong and wants to pursue higher studies in India.WEB,weblink Archived copy, 10 October 2016,weblink 10 October 2016, yes, dmy-all, WEB,weblink MOMA SCHEMES post matric guidelines,, GOI, 10 October 2016, Minority communities in India includes Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Parsis and Jains. The scholarship is awarded to the students by India Government through State Government/UTs. The scholarship is awarded for the undergraduate and postgraduate courses.Linguistic Minorities, according to Indian Constitution should have a Special Officer appointed.WEB,weblink Constitutional Provisions, National Commission for Minorities, GOI, 10 October 2016, Constitutional Article: 350B.
#There shall be a Special Officer for linguistic minorities to be appointed by the President. #It shall be the duty of the Special Officer to investigate all matters relating to the safeguards provided for linguistic minorities under this Constitution and report to the President upon those matters at such intervals as the President may direct, and the President shall cause all such reports to be laid before each House of Parliament, and sent to the Governments of the States concerned.
It is to be decided based on states as the states have been formed on linguistic basis.{{citation needed|date=October 2015}}


The Minister of Minority Affairs is the head of the Ministry of Minority Affairs and one of the cabinet ministers of the Government of India.WEB,weblink Organizational Setup | Ministry of Minority Affairs | Government of india,, 2018-02-09, 2018-05-04, {| class="wikitable" style="width:74%;"! Name! width=60|Portrait! colspan="2"|Term of office! colspan="2"|Political party! Prime Minister A. R. Antulay{{citation>url=|title=Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Antulay,Shri Abdul Rehman}}80px)| 29 January 2006| 19 January 2009 Indian National Congress(United Progressive Alliance) Manmohan SinghSalman Khurshid{{citation>url=|title=Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Khurshid,Shri Salman}}80px)| 19 January 2009| 28 October 2012| K. Rahman Khan80px)| 28 October 2012| 26 May 2014| Najma Heptulla80px)| 26 May 2014| 12 July 2016 Bharatiya Janata Party(National Democratic Alliance) Narendra Modi style="height: 50px;"| Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi80px)| 12 July 2016| Incumbent


Schemes & Scholarship Programmes

  • Jiyo Parsi - Scheme for containing population decline of Parsis{{citation|title= Jiyo Parsi - Scheme for containing population decline of Parsis|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Nai Roshni - Scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women{{citation|title=Nai Roshni - Scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Nai Manzil - An Integrated Education and Livelihood Initiative for the Minority Communities{{citation|title=Nai Manzil - An Integrated Education and Livelihood Initiative for the Minority Communities|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Nai Udaan - Support for minority students clearing prelims exam conducted by UPSC, State PSC and SSC{{citation|title= Nai Udaan - Support for minority students clearing prelims exam conducted by UPSC, State PSC and SSC|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Seekho aur Kamao (Learn & Earn) - Scheme for Skill Development of Minorities{{citation|title= Seekho aur Kamao (Learn & Earn) - Scheme for Skill Development of Minorities|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Hamari Dharohar - A scheme to preserve the rich heritage of Minority Communities of India under the overall concept of Indian culture{{citation|title= Hamari Dharohar - A scheme to preserve the rich heritage of Minority Communities of India under the overall concept of Indian culture|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme{{citation|title=Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme{{citation|title=Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme{{citation|title=Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students{{citation|title=Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students|url=||accessdate=25 December 2018}}
  • Padho Pardesh - Scheme of Interest Subsidy on Educational Loans for Overseas Studies for the Students Belonging to the Minority CommunitiesWEB,weblink Padho Pardesh- Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of india, Ministry of Minority Affairs, 28 May 2019,



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