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Al-Ameen Mission is a residential institute for Muslim students located near Howrah, West Bengal, India. Established in 1986 it is now spread across 13 districts of the state with 32 branches. It has 7 thousand residential students now.
The Secretary General of the Mission, M. Nurul Islam, set up the Khalatpur Junior High Madrasa in 1976 when he was still studying his 10th Standard. In May 1984, he started the Institute of Islamic Culture, setting up a hostel for the institute in 1986 in the Madrasa building itself with the collection of one fistful of rice from every home in his village, Khalatpur. In January 1987, it was renamed as Al-Ameen Mission.
Al-Ameen Mission follows the curriculum of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE). It was awarded "The Telegraph School Award for Excellence" which it shared with the South Point High School in 2002.
As well as being an educational institute, Al-Ameen Mission does charitable works for the Muslim community. It has helped unemployed Muslims with loans and has scholarship programs to help other communities' needy students.
The mission is mostly run by donation and zakat. Muslims throughout the country contribute their zakat to the Mission, which takes care of 25% of seats reserved for poor, destitute and orphans. It has received funding from many sources such as Pataka Industries Pvt. Limited, the Maulana Azad Education Foundation,Ministry of Minority Affairs(W.B.) and the West Bengal Wakf Board.
The main campus of Mission, Al-Ameen Mission for Boys, is located at Khalatpur, Howrah. It comprises about 45 bighas of land. It consists of a five-storey boys' hostel building, a three-storey school building and a three-storey administrative building with a guest house and health centre. There is a mosque inside the hostel building. It now has about 1115 students, with a residential staff of 200, and a part-time and non-residential staff of 50.
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