Shahari Waqf Sampatti Vikas Yojana (Former Scheme for Grants-in-aid to Waqf Development of Urban Waqf Properties)
The Scheme for the Development of Urban Waqf Properties was launched by the Council in 1974-75 with the Grant-in-Aid of the Government of India with a view to augment the resources of the Waqf Institutions and for better realization of the objectives of the Waqif appreciating the response the scheme is containing. Under this scheme the Council has been providing loan assistance through the respective State Waqf Boards for taking up economically/commercially viable buildings on Waqf land, such as commercial arcades, Marriage halls, Hospitals, Cold Storage etc. The Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India has been providing annual Grant -in -Aid under for this specific purposes. After Evaluation of the Scheme for Grants-in-aid to Waqf Development of Urban Waqf Properties,it has been renamed as Shahari Waqf Sampatti Vikas Yojana and continuation during the period 2017-18 to 2019-20.