Al-Ameen Educational Society

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Al-Ameen Educational Society
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Founder Dr. Mumtaz Ahmed Khan
Type Educational
Location
Area served
India

Al-Ameen Educational Society was started in the year 1966 to meet the needs of education in the city of Bangalore and of the minority Muslim community.[1] Dr. Mumtaz Ahmed Khan is the founder of al-Ameen Educational Society.[2] Number of social workers supported him to start and establish around 20 branches of Al-Ameen Educational Society and 142 institutions throughout India. Y.Azeez Ahmed is the Assistant Secretary and the Special Office of Al-Ameen Educational Society.[3] Founded in 1968 with 54 students by Dr. Mumtaz Ahmed Khan, the Al-Ameen group of Institutions now number more than 140 in Karnataka and all over the country. Be it in education or health care.[4]

History[edit]

Dr. Mumtaz Ahmed Khan is the founder of Al-Ameen Educational Society.[5][6] At the age of 31, in 1966 Khan founded the Al-Ameen Movement. He had decided to name it The Bangalore Educational Society. He was advised against this by his friend Khader Hussein who suggested Al-Ameen Educational Society as a reference to the title given to Prophet Muhammad which meant The Trustworthy. Hussein later became the principle of Saboo Siddiq Polytechnic, Bombay. Abbasiya Begum, a female member of the Karnataka Legislative Council was elected the first chairperson of this society.

A number of social workers supported his for starting and establishing around 20 branches of Al-Ameen Educational Society and 142 institutions throughout India.

Structure[edit]

Designation Details
Founder & Chairman Dr.Mumtaz Ahmed Khan[7]
Vice Chairman R. Roshan Baig
Vice Chairman A. Shaik Dawood
Secretary Farooq Mahmood
Joint Secretary Subhan Shariff[8]
Treasurer J Shafiulla

Activities[edit]

Planning Commission of India member Dr Syeda Saiyidain Hameed was awarded Al-Ameen All India Community Leadership Award - 2006 by the Secretary, Chairman and Vice Chairman on 23 January 2007.[9]

Institutions[10][edit]

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