Bhopal, July 29, 2015: As many as 120 meritorious students from Muslim community in India will be felicitated and awarded scholarships by a US-based organisation.
American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI), in collaboration with an Indian organisation, will felicitate these students here in the last week of December.
"We, with the help of Association of Indian Muslims (AIM), will felicitate and provide scholarship to 120 Indian Muslim students in the last week of December in Bhopal," AFMI founder member and trustee Raheman S Nakadar said here.
Nakadar, who has come down to the city from US, was talking to reporters.
He said AFMI had been annually donating Rs 5 crore towards education of Muslims in India and the result had been encouraging. Nakadar, who was born in Bhopal and now settled in US, said AFMI has so far provided scholarships to 2,500 meritorious students.
The Federation also carries out relief and rehabilitation work in the areas affected by natural and man- made disasters, he said.