By M. Burhanuddin Qasmi
Hojai, 23 July:
Markazul Ma’arif, the premier Assam based NGO, is awarded with ‘Dakshata Gold Award’ today for being the best training centre in the state by Government of Assam. This feat was achieved by the popular NGO which is an Ajmal CSR unit for its brilliant performance in imparting skill development training in collaboration with Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission Society (ASRLMS).
Markazul Ma’arif which was established in 1982 by Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, CEO Ajmal CSR and Dhubri MP, is regarded as the best training centre in implementing DDU-GKY projects among total 55 centres in Assam. Markaz has initiated imparting skill training and placement programmes to school and college dropouts, unemployed youths in 2015 only. By remaining strict with the project guidelines and following the rules set by the governments the organisation has so far imparted trainings to 888 youths, males and females. Based on the trainings they acquired at Markaz, most of them are now successfully working in various parts of India and abroad.
The premier northeast NGO is appreciated by Govt. of Assam as well as Govt. of India for its quality and timely completion of projects granted to it. Chief Minister of Assam Mr. Sarbanada Sonowal presented Gold Medal to Markazul Ma’arif at an august gathering held today at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre, Guwahati. Mr. SH Choudhury, working president, received the Award and offered gratitude to both State and Central Governments on behalf of the organisation and his team members. General Secretary KR Laskar, Dy Manager Jamaluddin and Project Manager Sahazan Ali were flanked with Mr Choudhury while receiving the Award in Guwahati.
In addition to bagging the Gold Medal and Best Certificate Award by Markazul Ma’arif, it’s trainee Ms. Anita Saikia of Howraghat from tribal district Karbi Anglong of Assam, who is presently working in Kolkata as BPO Executive following successful completion of training from Markazul Ma’arif was also selected for the *Best Learner Award*. She also got falicitated by the chief minister at the same venue today before hundreds of guests from all over the state of Assam.
Ajmal CSR CEO, AIUDF president and Dhubri MP Maulana Badruddin Ajmal and the Joint CEO, Barpeta MP Mr. Sirajuddin Ajmal congratulated team Markazul Ma’arif on this outstanding performance in skill training. They observed that this recognition will surely motivate our dedicated team to work with more zeal and enthusiasm. ‘We are thankful to Allah that He enabled us to work for the betterment of humanity and also humble to our CSR group which work as a single team’ said Mr. Sirajuddin Ajmal.
Govt. sponsored skill training program is one among various other partly aided or fully unaided projects run by Markazul Ma’arif (NGO) across India. The organisation mainly works for education, social and economic development of marginalised groups, relief and rehabilitation during emergency, health care and orphans’ care as its focused fields. It runs 37 English medium schools, 6 orphanages besides so many other successful projects in North East and mainland India.