News

February 2018

SAFA DIARY

Successful conduct of the annual state-level training session of Safa Baitul Maal in Hassan, Parbhani and Warangal

While Safa Baitul Maal has been performing the obligation of service to humanity in various departments in an organised manner, in order to spread the passion of serving the creatures of God to every corner of the country and to present the services being carried out through the strong platform of Safa Baitul Maal and the heartbreaking events to the Ummat, it conducts annual meetings every year and conducts training and introductory sessions once every two years at state-level and once every three years at central level and presents the report of the services performed by the branches, so that the sense of service to humanity is propagated.

Hence, during the current year, the state training session of the branches established in the state of Karnataka was held in Hassan on the 6th of January presided by Moulana Mohammad Fasihuddin Nadvi Sahab, the general secretary of Safa Baitul Maal; in the training session that was held from 9 AM to 5 PM, the incharge persons from the branches located in Bangalore, Mysore, Chikmagalur, Shimoga, Hassan, Bellary, Sagar, Raichur, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Bidar, Chincholi, Humnabad, Chittapur and Bhadrawati, concisely presented the annual performance report of their respective branches; during this training session, the distinguished scholars of Hassan town expressed their views in their addresses; Moulana Gayas Ahmed Rashadi Sahab, the central president of Safa Baitul Maal gave a training speech and Mufti Abdul Mohaimin Azhar Al-Qasmi, the vice-president, gave important instructions about strengthening the connection between the centre and branches and accounts management. Lastly, Moulana Fasihuddin Nadvi Sahab gave the presidential address. And after Namaz-e-Maghrib, a grand public meeting was held presided by Moulana Gayas Ahmed Rashadi Sahab, in which, apart from the most prominent addresses by Moulana Fasihuddin Nadvi and the president, Mufti Abdul Mohaimin Azhar Al-Qasmi, the vice-president, explained the services of the central Safa Baitul Maal through video documentary. The chief guest of the public meeting, Moulana Mufti Mohammed Shoebullah Khan Miftahi (DB), director Jamia Islamia Maseeh ul Uloom Bangalore gave a keynote address on the topic of service to humanity and the meeting concluded on the dua by Hazrat. In the public meeting, mementos were presented to the incharge persons of the branches located in the state of Karnataka, in addition to the persons engaged in various religious, community, social and welfare services in Hassan and the incharge persons of different organisations. The proceedings of the public meeting were conducted by Moulana Mohammad Musaddiq-ul-Qasmi Sahab in his unique manner and he enthralled the audience with different couplets.

Likewise, the training session of the branches located in the state of Maharashtra was held on Sunday, 14th January in Parbhani presided by Moulana Mohammad Waseem ul Haq Nadvi, the treasurer of Safa Baitul Maal India; in the training session that was held from 9 AM to 5 PM, the incharge persons of the branches located in Parbhani, Aurangabad, Nanded, Juntur, Bismuth, Hingoli, Latur, Jalna, Manjlegaon, Nagpur, Kamti, Manwath, Dharwad, Osmanabad, Pune and Gevrai presented the annual report of the services performed at their locations in the light of events and experiences; the trustees of Safa Baitul Maal gave guidance and training speeches in this session. In particular, Mufti Abdul Mohaimin Azhar Al-Qasmi, the vice-president gave most prominent instructions about strengthening the relationship between the centre and the branches and accounts management. After Namaz-e-Maghrib, a grand public meeting was held presided by Moulana Gayas Ahmed Rashadi Sahab in which, after passionate speeches by Moulana Mohammad Fasihuddin Nadvi and the president, Dr. Noor Ali Shah, incharge of the Parbhani branch, stated the services performed by the Parbhani branch of Safa, with the help of projector. Mufti Abdul Mohaimin Azhar Al-Qasmi presented the services of the central Safa Baitul Maal through video documentary. The regional scholar, Mufti Rafiuddin Ashrafi Sahab also gave a short insightful speech; there was keynote address by the chief guest of the public meeting, Hazrat Moulana Mohammad Arshad Ali Qasmi, secretary of Majlis Tahfuz Khatme Nubuwwat Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and the meeting concluded on dua by Hazrat. In this public meeting, mementos were presented to the incharge persons of the branches located in Maharashtra and to people engaged in various religious, community, social, and welfare services for years in Parbhani and to the incharge persons of different organisations. The proceedings of the public meeting were conducted by Moulana Mohammad Musaddiq ul Qasmi Sahab in his unique manner and he mesmerised the audience with a variety of couplets.

The training session of the branches located in Telangana state and Andhra Pradesh was held on Sunday, 21st January presided by Hazrat Moulana Mohammad Musaddiq ul Qasmi, general secretary of Safa Baitul Maal India; in the training session held from 9 AM to 5 PM, the incharge persons of the branches located in Zaheerabad, Karimnagar, Kurnool, Warangal, Medak, Adilabad, Mahboobnagar, West Godavari, Dichpally Nizamabad, Nalgonda, Utnoor, Khanapur, Sadashivpet, Nirmal, Bhainsa and Nagar Kurnool presented the annual report of the services performed at their locations in the light of events and experiences and related heart-wrenching events that left the audience in tears; the trustees of Safa Baitul Maal gave guidance and training speeches in this training session; this apart, the supervisor of the gathering, Hazrat Moulana Mufti Haroon Rasheed Sahab Qasmi, head, Madrasa Noor ul Furqan Lil Banat Warangal, Moulana Mohammad Fasihuddin Qasmi Sahab, Qazi Shariat Warangal and director Madrasa Siraj ul Uloom Warangal, Moulana Abdul Sattar Sahab Qasmi, treasurer, Jamiat Ulema Warangal, Janab Yousuf Sayeed Sahab, head, Jamat-e-Islami Hind, Mahboobnagar district presented their golden views. In particular Mufti Abdul Mohaimin Azhar Al-Qasmi, the vice-president, gave most prominent instructions about strengthening the relationship between the centre and the branches and about accounts management; lastly, the president of the gathering, Moulana Mohammad Musaddiq ul Qasmi Sahab, the secretary of Safa Baitul Maal India, in his presidential address, drew attention towards the most important matters. After Namaz-e-Maghrib, a grand public meeting was held presided by Moulana Gayas Ahmed Rashadi Sahab, in which Moulana Fasihuddin Nadvi Sahab and the president gave passionate speeches; later Moulana Mufti Minhaj Ahmed Qayyumi briefly presented the services being performed in Warangal. Mufti Abdul Mohaimin Azhar Al-Qasmi presented the services of central Safa through video documentary. The chief guest of the gathering, the renowned scholar of Warangal, Moulana Mohammad Yousuf Zahed Mazhari Sahab, chairman, Khadi & Village Industries, Telangana state gave insightful speech and later mementos were presented to the chief guests, Moulana Yousuf Zahed Mazhari Sahab and the renowned Khateeb from Bangalore Hazrat Moulana P M Muzammil Rashadi Sahab. And the incharge persons of all the branches were also felicitated. In the end, there was an interesting and keynote address by Moulana P M Muzammil Rashadi (DB) and the meeting concluded on dua by Hazrat. In the public meeting, mementos were also presented to people engaged in various religious, community, social and welfare services in Warangal for years and to the incharge persons of different organisations. The proceedings of the public meeting were conducted by Moulana Mohammad Musaddiq ul Qasmi Sahab in his distinctive manner and he exhorted the audience with diverse couplets.

Construction of mosques and installation of borewells

On behalf of Safa Baitul Maal, mosques are being built in villages of different states of India that are devoid of mosques; the reconstruction of mosques of Bihar affected due to floods is underway; likewise, mosques are under construction in different villages of Assam; during the current month, a sum of Rs.530000 was released for the construction of 9 mosques; similarly, borewells are installed in villages facing water scarcity; during this month, a sum of Rs.130000 has been sanctioned for borewells.

Cleaning of old age home and supply of essential items

                Shifa Old Age Home located in Hasan Nagar of Hyderabad where different disabled and aged people live, a few persons are residing through Safa Baitul Maal whose expenses are issued through the office of Safa; due to the dilapidated condition of the old age home, the inmate disabled persons and aged men and women were facing various difficulties; in this connection, the incharge persons over there got in touch with Safa Baitul Maal; the president went the old age home along with his staff and undertook complete review and after consultation with the incharge people got cleaning done and arranged exhaust fan, cleaning equipment, rectification of water supply, wheelchairs, beds, water mugs, and washroom doors etc. This service is still in progress. Hafiz Abdul Gaffar Ashrafi, Moulana Syed Abdul Majid Rashadi and other staff of Safa is engaged in this service.

Distribution of monthly educational and

food pensions to orphans

Through the central Safa Baitul Maal, along with other multi-faceted services, the process of educational sponsorship of orphans is recurrent; during the survey of Safa Baitul Maal in various slums of Hyderabad, such orphans have been indentified in numerous impoverished households, who despite being brilliant are out of schools due to financial constraints; those children who have lost their father or both parents and whose caretakers are not in a position to shoulder their education and progress due to economic hardships but infact are unable to provide them even with the basic necessities of life- Safa Baitul Maal has taken the responsibility of sponsoring 115 such orphans. A representative has been appointed to monitor these children, who periodically visits schools and reviews their educational progress and presents a report.  Alhamdulillah, this month too, two months food assistance of Rs.2000 each totalling Rs.212000 was distributed. The trustees of Safa Baitul Maal have appealed the virtue-seekers to come forward for the educational and food sponsorship of these children so that efforts could be made for their education and progress. Sponsorship amount is Rs.2000 per month and Rs.24000 per annum.  Please get in touch on the phone numbers 9394419820, 04024551314.           

Distribution of monthly pensions to helpless widows, deserving disabled and poor people

Through Safa Baitul Maal, while various welfare services are performed, monthly pensions are distributed to destitute widows, disabled persons, poor patients suffering from chronic ailments and deserving poor living in different slums of Hyderabad and as deemed convenient lump sum amount for two or three months is given; Alhamdulillah, during the current month too, monthly pensions Rs.131000 to 68 deserving widows, Rs.106000 to 37 disabled people and Rs.22500 to 11 helpless poor totalling Rs.259500 have been issued. It may be noted that through the survey department established by Safa Baitul Maal, the investigation of extremely deserving households belonging to different slums is in progress; households identified during survey are issued white cards and based on their entitlement are issued monthly pensions.

Comprehensive Survey of poor slum households

Through Safa Baitul Maal, survey of households living in various slums of Hyderabad is being conducted; on behalf of Safa, a team has been constituted for this prominent service that investigates the applications received daily from various areas and that of poor households and their conditions are computerised; those found deserving among them are issued white entitlement cards through which they are eligible to avail the services of Safa; Alhamdulillah, during the current month, the survey team of Safa reached 148 households and did complete investigations and issued entitlement cards to 179 households found eligible through earlier survey. House to house is in progress in Kishanbagh area.

Distribution of food leftover in IT Companies

Safa Baitul Maal, in association with Glow Tide Society, has launched a service to collect the food leftover in IT companies and universities that is usually discarded and pack it properly and supply to the deserving and poor; Alhamdulillah, this service is functional for the past three months; on behalf of Safa, this service is being performed in Kishanbagh area through Safa centre; this food is distributed to the white card holding deserving households that are identified through the survey of Safa Baitul Maal. During the current, various food packets were distributed in an organised way to about 2500 households.

Supply of free water to poor residents of Singareni Colony

There are thousands of poor and indigent households in Singareni Colony, an extremely impoverished locality of Hyderabad abutting Saidabad area; due to scarcity of water in the area, the people are very distressed; irrespective of faith, Safa Baitul Maal has supplied about 26300 litres of water this month free of cost to poor residents of this colony.

Safa Micro-Finance

Through Safa Baitul Maal, small traders of Kishanbagh area who do business with usurious loans are provided interest-free loans in order to save them from the curse of usury, so that their economic condition is strengthened and they could progress; hence during the current month, interest-free loans of Rs.165000 have been issued to 35 persons.

Partial Assistance to the Poor, the Disabled and Deserving Students

Through the Safa Baitul Maal, assistance is provided to victims of circumstances and accidents and assistance is provided after investigation to students of religious schools and deserving students are sponsored; hence this month, medical assistance of Rs.10000 to 4 deserving patients suffering from different diseases and poor assistance of Rs.47000 to 7 deserving poor and educational fees of Rs.3000 to a student have been issued.               

Services of Safa Health Care

Under the aegis of Safa Baitul Maal permanent clinics, "Safa Health Care" in Hafez Baba Nagar and Kishanbagh and "Abeda Clinic" in Singareni Colony have been established. White card holding patients approaching these three clinics are provided free diagnosis and free medicines; also, through Safa diagnostic centre, as required, ECG, Nebuliser, all blood and urine examinations, x-ray tests etc. are also provided free of cost. Hence during the current month, a total of 1137 patients have been evaluated at these three centers and free medicines were also provided to them.

Services of Safa Diagnostic Centre

Through the Safa Diagnostic Centre established under the aegis of Safa Baitul Maal, all tests of blood and urine are done free of cost for the deserving patients who approach the Safa medical camps and for other patients these tests are performed on nominal cost; Alhamdulillah, this month, free tests have been done for 140 deserving patients.

Diagnosis of various diseases of hundreds of patients through free mega camps

At the locations where free medical camps are held every month on behalf of Safa Baitul Maal, free mega camps are being organised in collaboration with KIMS Bibi Cancer Hospital and Eye Zone Hospital; in these camps, free diagnosis is being done through specialist doctors for the gutkha addicted cancer patients; likewise, free diagnosis of feminine ailments is also been performed and they are being provided medicines; similarly, free eye diagnosis is also being performed through eye specialists. Alhamdulillah, during the current month, free mega camps were held at 7 locations through which hundreds of patients were benefited.

Free medical camps of Safa Baitul Maal

Through the Safa Mobile Clinic organised by Safa Baitul Maal, free medical camps are conducted in various slum localities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad where free diagnosis along with free medicines is provided to poor deserving patients; this apart, through Safa Diagnostic Centre, as required, ECG, Nebulizer, all blood and urine examinations, x-ray tests etc. are also provided free of cost; through these camps of Safa Baitul Maal, people suffering from chronic ailments like diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid are provided free medicines for a month. Hence during the current month, a total of 27 camps have been held and a total of 1669 patients were benefited.