Hyderabad, Aug.3 (Safir News): “The whole nation and world is observing us that how Bihar Government is implementing the Adolescence Education Program (AEP) in Madrasas of Bihar. This is a good time to relook ourselves and stand together to become the part of this historical effort.”. These views were expressed by Dr Safeena, A.N. IAS, Secretary, Department of Minority , Govt. of Bihar yesterday in the five day Orientation Program for Madarsa Principals being held jointly by Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi in coordination with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under AEP.A total of 183 Madrasa Principals from Darbhanga, Muzafafrpur and Saran districts are participating in the programme. MANUU shall be training total 1100 Madarsa Principals in five days from 30 districts of Bihar . Dr Safeena also explained to the Madrasa Principals regarding the process of getting financial support from government.Dr Nadeem Noor, UNFPA spoke about the need of AEP and outlined the philosophy and implementation of resource centres.Prof Mohd Shahid, Project Director, MANUU argued on the importance of AEP and training and capacity building process. It was the success in pilot phase in Purnia and Katihar that the Bihar Government agree to fund the programme in all the district of the state. The concept of resource centre aims in creating multipurpose technical hub for making Madarsas an institution of transformative learning, he said.Prof. Mohd Faiz Ahmad, Project Coordinator, MANUU in his welcome speech said we are here to rethink on how to nurture and guide new generation to achieve success in worldly life as well as hereafter.Dr Ameer Afaq Ahmad Faizi, Joint Secretary, Department of Minority Welfare stressed on Madarsa Strengthening Scheme and the supportive facilities to Madarsas.Hasan Waris, former director, SCERT Bihar, while sharing success of this program since 2018-19 said the program is now led by Department of Minority Welfare. He appreciated the efforts of MANUU and JMI in making the project successful.The program was compered by Dr. Md Afroz Alam, Assistant Project Coordinator, MANUU and Dr Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad proposed vote of thanks.