As many as 105 meritorious students from the minority community will be felicitated and awarded scholarships by a US-based American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) in a two-day conference here from tomorrow.
The conference will be held on December 26-27 to honour the meritorious children of the Muslim community from India.
AMFI founder member and Trustee, Abdul Rehman S Nakadar told reporters here today that the event will be inaugurated by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) Chancellor, Zafar Sareshwala will also be present on the occasion.
He informed that AFMI was actively promoting meritorious students of the community since last 24 years.
The AFMI will organise the 24th conference in Bhopal in which 105 meritorious students, including 68 girls of class 10th and 12th board will be honoured, Nakadar said.
The kids will be given gold, silver and bronze medal and also citation. A girl student from Punjab will be given a gold medal and cash reward of Rs 1 lakh for securing 100 per cent marks in class 12th. The AFMI will also bear the entire expenses of her future education.
The conference is being organised in Bhopal with the support of Association of Indian Muslims and its 25th meeting will be held in New Delhi.