ABOUT PARENT BODY (Anjuman-I-Islam, Mumbai)
The Anjuman-I-Islam, Mumbai was founded in 1874 by a small group of devout and progressive Muslims lead by none other than Dr. Badruddin Tyabji, Third President of Indian National Congress and the First Indian Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, with a ‘desire to see the Muslim Community advance in education and social standing’.
It started with one school and today it has more than eighty institutions from pre-primary schools to graduate and postgraduate level including, College of Engineering & Polytechnic, Unani Medical College, College of Education, College of Commerce & Economics, Institute of Management Studies, College of Hotel management and Catering Technology, College of Home Science etc. It has a high reputation of being a Muslim minority organization catering to the needs of more than 45 thousand students from various communities under its umbrella (even larger than university like Aligarh Muslim University).
At present the prime focus of the Anjuman is towards quality education, transparency, growth and of course to become world class. Anjuman is therefore fully focused on establishing an integrated campus in Navi Mumbai having faculties in Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Architecture and Computer applications (Information Technology). Besides, Anjuman-I-Islam provides several services and facilities to the society through various programmes and also manages a number of trusts as indicated in this report