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Full text of the
Misra Commission Report
National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities,
Ministry of Minorities

Government of India

Combined Vol 1 & 2,

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428 pages (PB)

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Table of Content:

Contents Vol. 1
Chapter I Introduction
Chapter II Constitutional and Legislative Provisions Regarding the Minorities
Chapter III Religious Minorities and their Status
Chapter IV Linguistic Minorities and their Status
Chapter V Status of Women among Minorities
Chapter VI Criteria for Identifying backward Sections among Religious Minorities
Chapter VII Measures for Welfare and Development of Minorities
Chapter VIII Reservation as a Welfare Measure
Chapter IX Demands for amending Constitution (SC) Order, 1950
Chapter X Recommendations and Modalities for their Implementation
Note of Dissent by Member - Secretary
Note on Dissent Note (written by Member Dr T Mahmood and endorsed by Chairman & other two members)
1. Texts of the Government Resolutions and Notifications
2. List of Workshops sponsored by the Commission
3. List of Studies sponsored by the Commission
4. Names of the States/UTs visited by the Commission
5. Contents of Volume II
6. Sex Ratio of Population: 1991 and 2001 and 0-6 years: 2001
7. Schedule of Socio-economic Parameters

Contents Vol. 2
Questionnaires Sent
Questionnaries sent to States/UTs
Supplementary Questionnaire sent to States/UTs
Questionnaire sent to Districts
Questionnaire sent to Selected Colleges
Format Regarding Collection of Information/Data on Developmental/
Welfare Schemes/Programmes for Religious and Linguistic Minorities from Ministries/Departments
Proceedings of the Meeting of the Secretaries, Minorities Welfare/ Minorities Development Departments of the State Governments
and Union Territory Administrations held on 13th July, 2005
List of Community Leaders/Religious Leaders With Whom the Commission held Discussions
Findings & Recommendations of Studies Sponsored by the Commission
A Study on Socio-Economic Status of Minorities -Factors Responsible for their backwardness
Educational Status of Minorities and Causes for their Backwardness andIdentification of Socio-Economic Indicators for Backwardness
Role of Madrasa Education in Mainstreaming Muslims into Educational System
Rapid Assessment of the Role of Financial Institutions in the Upliftment of Minorities in the Country
Aspirations and Career Plans of Children of Religious Minority
Role of Religious Educational Institutions in the Socio-Economic
Development of the Community
Selection of Criteria and Identification of Social and Economic Backwardness among Religious Minorities
Educational Status of Religious and Linguistic Minorities in India
Religious Minorities in India - A Situational Analysis
Findings & Recommendations of Workshops Sponsored by the Commission
Issues Concerning Disadvantaged Parsis, Sikhs, Buddhists
Linguistic Minorities
“Reservation Policy - Assessment of Impact”
Issues Concerning Disadvantaged Christians
Annexures to the Report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities
Conferment of SC Status to Persons Converted to Christianity and Islam
Depoliticising Backwardness – Alternative Approaches
Issues Concerning Disadvantaged Muslims
Communication to States/UTs Seeking their views on SCs Convert to Christianity/Islam
Public Notice regarding SC converts to Christianity/Islam
Names of the States/UTs visited by the Commission
Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Rajasthan

Misra Commission Report - Ministry of Minorities - Government of India

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