New Delhi: Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched the programme on Tuesday. He said that such training programmes will strengthen Prime Minister Narendra Modi's message to have "Quran in one hand, computer in other hand".
Minority Affairs Ministry, in collaboration with Jamia Millia Islamia University, has organised residential training programme for 40 Madrasa teachers and distributed certificates after completion of training.
These teachers will provide mainstream education like- Science, Maths, Computer, Hindi, English etc., said a statement from the government.
The minister added that it's a matter of pleasure that more than 50 per cent of these teachers include women teachers.
"The objective of programme was to instill teaching and communication skills to the participants. Other lectures included were on latest teaching and assessment techniques," he said.
(Source: The Indian Express)