Rs 17,000 cr to be spent for uplift of minorities

To remove socio-economic and educational backwardness of minorities, the Centre has decided to spend Rs 17,000 crore in the 12th five-year plan, Union Minister for Minority Welfare K Rehman Khan said Friday.

UP govt wants to implement Sachar report: Akhilesh

Uttar Pradesh chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said his government is serious about implementing the Sachar Committee recommendations for the welfare of Muslims.

Put in place Sachar report or be ready to go: Mulayam to UPA

Handing a warning to the UPA, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday said the Centre should immediately implement the Sachhar Committee.

Bill for `Equal Opportunities Commission` soon: Minister

The bill for establishment of an "Equal Opportunities Commission" recommended by Rajinder Sachar Committee is likely to be moved soon, Union Minister for Minority Affairs K Rehman Khan said here.

`Post Muslim cop in high minority populace areas`

The Sachar Committee had in its report in November 2006, made the recommendation as an initiative to build confidence among community members.

‘Cong`s concern for Muslims exposed by Sachar Comm

BSP supremo Mayawati said the
party`s concern for the community stands exposed by the Sachar committee.

AMU students demand implementation of Sachar rpt

Students of AMU have demanded from the Centre immediate implementation of recommendations of the Sachar Committee on
backwardness of Muslim community.

Sachar report implementation priority: Khurshid

Minority Affairs Minister
Salman Khurshid said his ministry looked at implementing
the Sachar committee recommendations as its top priority
despite the fact that there were some "flaws" in the report.

‘Sachar Committee recommendations not sacrosanct’

The Sachar Committee report is
not sacrosanct like the Quran and has to be looked at with a
critical eye and not viewed as something special given to
Muslims, Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said.

Recommendations of Sachar committee will be implemented: Moily

Union Law Minister Veerappa
Moily on Saturday said the UPA government will implement all the
recommendations of the Rajendra Sachar committee on welfare
of minorities.

Govt rejects Sachar recommendation on Wakf boards

The government has rejected a recommendation of the Sachar Committee to create Indian Wakf Services on the lines of the civil services to appoint officers to boards that manage Muslim religious and community properties.