Uttarakhand Waqf Board
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Agency overview
Formed6 September 2003
JurisdictionGovernment of Uttarakhand
HeadquartersAlpsankhyak Kalyan Bhawan, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • Dr Ahmad Iqbal, IAS, Chief Executive Officer
Websiteukwms.org
uttarakhandwaqfboard.uk.gov.in

Uttarakhand Waqf Board is a statutory board of the Government of Uttarakhand in India.

History

Central Waqf Council was set up by the Government of India's Ministry of Minority Affairs[1] as an Indian statutory body in 1964 under Waqf Act, 1954 (now a sub section the Waqf Act, 1995) for the purpose of advising it on matters pertaining to working of the State Waqf Boards and proper administration of the Waqfs in the country. Waqf is a permanent dedication of movable or immovable properties for religious, pious or charitable purposes as recognized by Muslim law, given by philanthropists. The grant is known as Mushrut-ul-Khidmat, while a person making such dedication is known as Waqf.

The Uttarakhand Waqf Board, was established by the Government of Uttarakhand under Central Waqf Council on 5 August 2003 vide notification on Gazzete of Uttarakhand.

List of chairman

S. No. Name Term of office[2][3]
1. Ch. Raees Ahmad 08 November 2004 25 December 2007[4] 3 years, 47 days
District Magistrate of Dehradun (administrator) 26 December 2007[5] 22 June 2010 2 years, 178 days
2. Haji Rao Sharafat Ali 1 July 2010 25 April 2012[6] 1 year, 299 days
3. Rao Kale Khan 16 February 2013 22 June 2015 2 years, 126 days
District Magistrate of Dehradun (administrator) 26 May 2016[7] 4 December 2016 192 days
4. Haji Mohammad Akram 05 December 2016 24 October 2021 4 years, 323 days
Dr Ahmed Iqbal IAS (administrator) 28 October 2021 7 September 2022 313 days
5. Mohd Shadab Shams 6 September 2022 Incumbent 47 days

Properties

District wise Immovable and Assessable Waqf Properties

S. No. District Immovable Properties Assessable Properties
1 Almora 94 53
2 Bageshwar 13 1
3 Chamoli 2 1
4 Champawat 60 50
5 Dehradun 1715 1250
6 Haridwar 1926 1177
7 Nainital 452 310
8 Pauri Garhwal 128 96
9 Pithoragarh 12 4
10 Rudraprayag 2 0
11 Tehri Garhwal 17 0
12 Udham Singh Nagar 939 511
13 Uttarkashi 2 0
Total 5362 3456

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 October 2010. Retrieved 29 August 2020.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "List of Chairmen: Waqf Board, Government of Uttarakhand, India". uttarakhandwaqfboard.uk.gov.in.
  3. ^ "Home | Uttrakhand Waqf Board".
  4. ^ "Document" (PDF). uttarakhandwaqfboard.uk.gov.in. Retrieved 29 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Document" (PDF). uttarakhandwaqfboard.uk.gov.in. Retrieved 29 August 2020.
  6. ^ "Document" (PDF). uttarakhandwaqfboard.uk.gov.in. Retrieved 29 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Document" (PDF). uttarakhandwaqfboard.uk.gov.in. Retrieved 29 August 2020.