Treating Uplifting Minorities As Duty Not A Formality: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes charge as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Minority Affairs, in New Delhi on July 13, 2016.
Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes charge as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Minority Affairs, in New Delhi on July 13, 2016.

‘Fulfill The Commitment Of The Government Towards Empowerment Of Poor’

New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Minority Affairs & Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs has said providing better education and employment opportunities to the Minorities especially youths will be his priority. The Minister said this in a meeting with senior officials of the Minority Affairs Ministry on July 14.

Emphasizing the need to treat the issue of uplift of Minorities as a duty and not a formality, the Minister asked to construct a strong structure so that environment of prosperity and safety among the poor can be ensured and the poor can be made a part of the mainstream development process. Besides framing development policies on paper and computer, Mr. Naqvi asked the officials to visit the ground level to fulfill the commitment of the Government towards empowerment of poor. Mr. Naqvi said that there is a need to ensure that the Minority communities of the country also feel environment of trust and development in all sectors.

(Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN/IAIJ)

D P Sathya Prakash

Senior Reporter

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