By Nuruliman Ibrahim
WAZAN UPM, OCTOBER 18 - The Meeting of Benefits Distribution Committee (JKAM) of Universiti Putra Malaysia's Dana Wakaf Ilmu (DWI) chaired by the Centre for Management of Waqf, Zakat and Endowment (WAZAN) UPM, Dr. Hj. Razali Othman has recorded its own historical record when the union meeting unanimously approved the two latest relief distribution schemes namely the Special Fund of Rahmatan lil Alamin (RAHMATAN) and the Special Financing Scheme Fund (IHSAN).
Special Funds RAHMATAN is a dedicated waqf benefit distribution for non-Muslim students with special needs, in line with the idea of the Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr. Mujahid Yusof in his prime agenda of Rahmatan lil Alamin, Maqashid Shariah and Fiqh Malizi.
Coinciding with the agenda of "IHSAN and Prosperity Going beyond 2025" in New Year's Message 2018 by YBhg Prof Datin Paduka Dato' Dr. Aini Ideris, UPM Vice-Chancellor, a special fund for IHSAN Financing was introduced as a non-profit financing scheme (Qardhul Hasan) for non-asnaf students who are facing financial emergencies for a certain period of time.
Other than that, JKAM DWI UPM has also approved the RM40,000 Visible Equipment Assistance Special Assistance Fund which includes Job Access With Sound (JAWS), NKVA and Braille Embosser printers, as well as complement the Audio Wakaf Project @ Audio Book Project for group facilities Blind person.
The same meeting has also approved the assistance of the UPM Sports Center for Surau Project, the One Stop Kitchen Center Project Assistance for UPM asnaf students and many more.
The DWI UPM JKAM Meeting convened at the WAZAN UPM Meeting Room on 17 October 2018 also agreed to continue the practice of distributing the Special Fund for Research Scholarship to final year bachelor students.
For information, this is not the first time the DWI UPM benefits are channeled to non-Muslim students in which the Foundation Scholarship had been given to 20 students of UPM Agricultural Science Center in 2014 that was delivered by DYMM Tuanku Chancellor to four (4) non-Muslim students and sixteen (16) Muslim students.
In addition, the Special Fund RAHMATAN can also be expanded to the needs of the environment including for the sake of preservation of plants and animals, if still left, prioritizing non-Muslim students at UPM. - WAZAN Online
Date of Input: 22/10/2018 | Updated: 05/11/2018 | m.jazmi
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