Book Format: Paperback No. of Volumes: 1 Language: English Physical Description: 424 pages Year of Publication: 2006
The Rajinder Sachar Committee, appointed by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was a High Level Committee For Preparation of Report on Social, Economic and Educational Status of the Muslim Community of India. It prepared its report in November 2006 and tabled it in Parliament on 30 November 2006. It has come-up with this report with suggestions and solutions to include and mainstream Indian Muslims. Headed by Justice Rajinder Sachar, there were six other members : Shri Sayyid Hamid, Dr T.K. Ooman, Shri M.A. Basith, Dr Akhtar Majeed, Dr Abu Saleh Shariff and Dr Rakesh Basant. Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood was the civil servant appointed by the PM as Officer on Special Duty to the Committee. It is the first of its kind report and it suggests adoption of suitable mechanisms to ensure equity and equality of opportunity to Muslims in residential, work and educational spaces. According to Sachar Committee report the status of Indian Muslims are below the conditions of Scheduled Castes and Tribes. Sachar committee has put a lot of analysis about the Indian Muslim with statistical reports based on information from government agencies, banks, Indian Minority Commission, different state governments and its agencies.