Gharib Nawaz

Employment Scheme for Minorities


  • The MAEF has launched the new scheme titled Gharib Nawaz Employment Scheme from the current year 2017-18 so that short term job oriented skill development courses may be provided to minorities’ youth in order to enable them for skill based employment. The said scheme was approved by the General Body of MAEF. This scheme will be implemented as per common norms of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSD&E) through the empanelled Program Implementation Agencies (PIAs). The MAEF has allocated target of 1,06,600 beneficiaries to 108 PIAs from 31 States. Out of these 108 PIAs, the MAEF has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 82 PIAs covering 77,200 beneficiaries during the year 2017-18. The first installments are being released and training centres have started functioning after physical inspection by MAEF. The training programmes are monitored through empanelled IAs of MAEF and through a Program Monitoring Unit (PMU) set up in MAEF.


  • Advertisement inviting fresh applications will be notified in due course


Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, President,MAEF

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
(born 15 October 1957) is an Indian politician, and is the Union Minister of Minority Affairs.

Shri Pramod Kumar Thakur Director, MoMA & Additional Charge of Secretary & CEO,MAEF

Shri Pramod Kumar Thakur, ISS (2001) has taken over the Additional charge of Secretary & CEO, MAEF. He possesses the work experience of over 19 years in the field of Administration, Establishment, Social welfare scheme, Socio economic field survey, Skill related scheme, Organizing award function, Marketing events and Research & Media.
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