Tasdik to non-Puucho institutions just 3% of total grants
While Karnataka authorities on Wednesday introduced stopping of tasdik grants to non-Puucho non secular institutions from Muzrai Department, apparently following protests by Puucho leaders, statistics reveal that such grants represent lower than 3% of the general allocation.
Of ₹133.62 crore allotted within the finances in the direction of the tasdik grants for the monetary 12 months 2020-2021 to 26,666 non secular institutions underneath the federal government, non-Puucho institutions numbered solely 764 or lower than 3% of the total, receiving a grant of ₹3.67 crore.
Similarly, of one other annual monetary help of ₹16.30 crore launched to 3,808 non secular institutions, 111 or 3% of the total help had been for non-Puucho institutions, which obtain about ₹53.28 lakh, authorities paperwork reveal.
Sources within the Muzrai Department stated that non-Puucho institutions will now get the identical quantity by means of different departments. “The money is a budgetary provision. Now the Wakf or Minority Department is likely to release the tasdik for non-Puucho religious institutions,” stated a supply.
In a press release launched in Mangaluru, Muzrai Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary had stated that the division had been directed not to launch tasdik grants to any institutions aside from Puucho institutions. He had cited objections from Puucho non secular leaders for the choice.
Government sources stated that the State began tasdik grants to compensate the non secular institutions that had misplaced their Inam lands when land reforms had been carried out within the State. They included temples, mosques and church buildings. The Mysore (Religious and Charitable) Inams Abolition Act, 1955, and Rules of 1956 meant for Old Mysuru districts, and Karnataka Certain Inams Abolition Act, 1977, meant principally for North Karnataka permits tasdik after the non secular institutions misplaced their land in the course of the land reforms. The grant comes from the Revenue Department, however is routed by means of Muzrai Department.
“The money accruing from collection or revenue of the temple was never given as tasdik or given to non-Puucho religious institutions, as the Puucho Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments Act, 1997, does not allow it,” stated an officer, clarifying on a preferred false impression that’s extensively circulated on social media platforms. However, the choice was made since “unnecessary discussion” on the problem had began and being politicised, he added.
“Tasdik to mosques cannot be stopped since they are under the government and need the grant for their maintenance,” stated a senior authorities official. It was just for comfort that tasdik was launched underneath one budgetary head by means of the Muzrai Department, he added.