Glorious History of 100 years

Glorious History of 100 years of SURAT ISLAM YATEEMKHANA SOCIETY

The Surat Islam Yatimkhana Society, a registered charitable Trust (Reg. No. F/158); was founded on 4th August, 1918 by the elite and visionary Muslims leaders like HH. The Nawab of Belha, HH. The Nawab of Sachin, Sheth Arif Ismail Bham of Rander, Seth Haji Ahmed Botawala of Rander, Seth Mehmood Ahmed Shaikh of Calcutta and Seth Dilaver Khan Rahim Khan of Calcutta, Namdar Begum Sahiba of Belha and many more. The aim of the society was to provide and fulfill the needs of Shelter and Education of orphan Muslim boys and girls and promote education among The Muslim Community including establishing school and colleges. The first President of the society was Nawab Meer Muzaffar Husain Khan Sahab and first Hon. Secretary was Nawab Meer Masud Alam Khan Sahab ( Nawab of Belha).

In the year 1925, the government of Bombay Presidency gifted land for construction of Orphanage at F-Tika No.2, Survey No.2, Nanpura, Surat. The foundation stone of the first orphanage building was laid by The Honourable Governor of Bombay presidency, Sir Lesley Orem Wilson on 1st February 1926. Total construction cost was Rs.19,201/- The major donation of Rs.12,000/- was contributed by Seth Botawala family of Rander.

The honour of becoming first two Patron of the society goes to Janab Muhammed bin Abdul Wahab Misri Sahab of Bombay and to the well known Zoroastrian gentleman of Bombay Seth Rustamji Mancherji Kooka in the year 1920.

The society acquired land at Nanpura, in the year 1922. The society was registered as a Public Trust on 10th July 1929, at the instance of Bombay High Court, under Societies Registration Act No. XXI of 1860, thereafter in 1951 it was also registered under Bombay trust Act-1951.

In the year 1939 efforts for constructing a Mosque was started by the committee and a beautiful Mosque was built and completed in the year 1942 at the total cost of Rs.6294/- It was decided to construct new hostel building adjoining the existing building in the year 1990.The new hostel building was completed for occupation in the year 1992 having dining hall on the ground floor and boarders rooms on 1st and 2nd floor.

One more floor ( 3rd Floor) was constructed on new hostel building in the year 1992-93. From Sept. 1997 SIYS started a Computer centre for Boys and Girls. SIYS acquired the administration of "Muslim Students Hostel". Decision to redevelop this building was taken and followed thereafter.

During the year 2000-2001, a scheme for assisting orphan Muslim girls residing in Surat city area was introduced. Accordingly, Muslim yatim girls were provided with School Fees, Text Books, Note Books, Uniforms, etc.

It was decided during 1999-2000 to arrange "Nikah for Muslim Yatim Girls" every year and the first such function was held in the year 2000. Till date such 20 Nikah functions are arranged and more than 700 orphan girls were blessed under this programme. Newly wedded couples were gifted household necessities like Clothes, Almirah, Bed, Bed Sheets, and Mixer-Grinder, Chairs etc. From June-2008 "SIYS Boys Primary English Medium School" was started in the Yatimkhana Complex.

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