22 Dec : With a view to promote education in Madarasas, Uttar Pradesh Board of Madarsa Education has given affiliation to 100 new madrassas in the state.
“We have given affiliation to 100 new madarasas in Uttar Pradesh. With this there would be a total of 1,700 madarasas in the state affiliated to the Board,” a UPMBE official said.
These new madarasas, besides “deeni” (religious) education, will also impart education in English, Computer and Hindi to the students, he said.
The admission in these new affiliated madarasas will start from the next academic session 2011-12.
Of the total 1,700 madarasas, 499 are given aid by the government, he added.