All praise and thanks are due to Allaah Subhaanahu wa Ta’ala,
IRC - Islamic Research Centre Education & Welfare Trust is involved in the following Islamic, Social and Charitable activities
IRC TV is a YouTube channel run by IRC - www.YouTube.com/IRCTV. With over 2.7 million subscribers and 550 million views (and counting), IRC TV is a popular choice amongst Urdu speaking global audience spread across 100 countries, Alhamdulillaah. Apart from featuring previous episodes of Islamic lectures by Adv. Faiz Syed, the founder of IRC, IRC TV also premiers live programs hosted by IRC, relating to Islamic events and contemporary/social debates, in the light of Islam.
Alhamdulillaah, two Charitable Hospitals are run by IRC in slum localities of Aurangabad, which are open to people for all faiths (Muslims/Non-Muslims) on all weekdays. These full fledge polyclinics charge a very nominal consultation fee and provide various facilities and completely free medication to the patients.
Hospital - 1
Address: Gali No. 34, Near Bin Rashid Masjid, Baijipura, Aurangabad.
Date of Inauguration: 01-Jun-2016
No. of Patients treated: 1,15,720 (upto 31-March-2020)
Hospital - 2
Address: H, No.1, Lane No. 4, Noorani Masjid, Jahangir Colony, Aurangabad.
Date of Inauguration: 27-Jun-2019
No. of Patients treated: 4,917 (upto 31-March-2020)
IRC runs a pathology laboratory (located in the IRC Charitable Clinic Building) where skilled and experienced technicians and pathologists perform laboratory testing for the poor and needy at a 60% discounted rate. Alhamdulillaah, during the times when unaffordability of the expensive medical laboratory tests is a challenge for the weaker sections of our society, the IRC pathology lab has been a blessing for these underprivileged.
Date of inauguration: 17-Jul-2019
No. of Patients tested: 2,175 (upto 31-Mar-2020)
Alhamdulillaah, with an aim to encourage education in our society, IRC runs a full-fledged Study Center-cum-Law Library in the city. The prominent features of this Study Center are:
- Completely free. No charges for any of the facilities provided
- Fully air-conditioned
- Uninterrupted high-speed Internet facility (for educational use only)
- Library with reference material for various competitive exams
- Exclusive reference library for Law students
- Open all 7 days of the week (no holiday) from 6:00 am to 12:00 am (18 hours)
- Open for students from all faiths
- Seating capacity of 50 students
Address: Sultan Complex, Shop No. 5, Near Shalimar Kitab Ghar, Roshan Gate, Aurangabad.
Date of Inauguration: 01-Jan-2016
No. of Students: 93,588 (upto 31-Mar-2020)
IRC CALL CENTRE
A bench of well-versed and knowledgeable Ulema-e-Deen (Islamic Scholars answers the queries of callers from all over the globe, pertaining to any day-to-day or sharai issues in the light of Qur’an and authentic Sunnah, Alhamdulillaah.
Contact Number: +91-80-5545-5545
Timings: 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM IST
MEDICAL, EDUCATIONAL & EMPLOYMENT AID
IRC provides medical, educational and medical aid for the needy and underprivileged people of the society
- Medical Aid: Free medication, Medical guidance and counselling, Financial aid for fee payment and other services
- Educational Aid: Career guidance, Financial aid for college/course fee payment, purchasing books, examination fees, etc.
- Employment Aid: Financial aid provided for setting up small scale businesses, to enable individuals to earn livelihoods and support their families. Allaah is the best of providers - Alhamdulillaah, IRC is one of His chosen sources to provide help to the needy.
RATION KITS & FOOD DISTRIBUTION
Ration kits containing food grains and pulses are distributed on a monthly basis to the poor and needy, Alhamdulillaah.
During times of necessity, IRC also distributes food packets in slums, hospitals and other places. During the COVID-19 lockdown IRC distributed food packets to more than 500 people, everyday, for 3 months, Alhamdulillaah.
FREE WATER SUPPY
IRC supplies free clean drinking water and water for storage and use to slums and localities with water scarcity in the city.
IRC also supplies drinking water at public places and government hospitals.
SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
In order to encourage underprivileged people of the society to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood, IRC organizes various skill development programs to enable to start their own small scale businesses of manufacturing goods and earn to support their families.
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMS
IRC’s Women Empowerment programs support the social and economic empowerment of women through providing them skill- building training, self-esteem counselling, guidance on liberating themselves by preserving their modesty and access to information and resources that help them to invest in income generating activities and turn them into confident decision-makers and leaders in their homes and communities.
IRC has its own production studio where lectures of various speakers of IRC and other guest speakers are recorded, edited and aired on satellite channels, cable TV & uploaded on various social media platforms on the internet.
REFERENCE BOOKS LIBRARY
IRC hosts its own library containing thousands of books on Religion, History, General Knowledge, Science etc. Books on religion include Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Zoroasterism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism & others in various languages like Arabic, English, Urdu, Sanskrit, Pali, Hindi, Marathi, Gujrati, Telgu, Kannadi, Malayalam, etc.
The library and its facilities are open for both males and females of all faiths.
IRC conducts career guidance seminars and classes for youth and students regularly to guide them in choosing right faculties and professional courses and streams for their higher education. This has been a great source of creating awareness and enthusiasm for education amongst students (especially girls), to motivate them to pursue higher studies.
The IRC Career Guidance Notice Board displays notices of various exams, scholarships & advertisements of local & international job vacancies.
Since Ramadhaan 2001, IRC has been conducting a 10 Day Annual Islamic Conference during the last Ashara (last ten days) of the month of Ramadhaan. This conference is attended by thousands of men and women every year and is the largest gathering of Muslims in the month of Ramadhaan in Aurangabad. Speakers from IRC grace this event by delivering speeches on various topics, beneficial for Duniya and Aakhirah.
The Ladies’ wing of IRC conducts weekly lectures exclusively for women, by IRC certified male and female speakers, which are attended by hundreds of women. Alhamdulillaah, this wing has created a great deal of awareness about Islam amongst Muslim, as well as Non-Muslim sisters.
Alhamdulillaah, this wing is a boon to the society. It helps our new generation to excel in both religious and worldly education. It creates an enthusiasm amongst the children to know more about Islam and enable them to grow in an Islamic environment along with modern education system. IRC organizes Islamic Summer Camps (ISC) for boys & girls under this wing annually.
IRC conducts weekly lectures for Muslims and Non-Muslims delivered by various speakers from IRC on Socio Religious Issues followed by an open Question & Answer Session for both Ladies & Gents at different places in and around the city of Aurangabad, aiming to provide better understanding and social harmony.
DAWAH ORIENTATION PROGRAM (DOP)
IRC conducts Dawah Orientation Program (DOP) for people who aspire to deliver the message of Islam to our fellow Non-Muslim Brothers and Sisters. This program is conducted both for common people, as well ad for Ulema-e-Deen (Scholars of Islam),, to effectively convey the message of Islam to humanity so that peace and harmony is established in our society. These programs are conducted across the country for Ladies and Gents.
ISLAMIC SUMMER CAMP (ISC)
Every year, during the summer vacations, IRC, conducts Islamic Summer Camp (ISC) for boys and girls. The aim of this summer camp is to inculcate in our new generation authentic Aqeedah, Amaal, love for the Sunnah & etiquette of Islamic life through Islamic studies and other beneficial activities.
APPROVED IOU CENTRE
IRC is an approved examination centre for internationally reputed International Open University (previously known as Islamic Online University) ( website: https://iou.edu.gm ) Students from Marathwada region in general and Aurangabad in particular take advantage of this facility and appear for different examinations for diploma and degree courses.
IRC organizes exhibitions on different themes such as Quran & Modern Science, Books, Social & Moral Evils, etc. These exhibitions are conducted independently or through sponsorship. Kindly contact IRC office for details.
AL KITAB EDUCATION & WELFARE SOCIETY
Al Kitab Education & Welfare Society Runs Under Aegis Of Islamic Research Centre Education & Welfare Trust, founded by Adv. Faiz Syed on 15 Oct 2010. It has similar aims and objectives as of IRC. Al Kitab runs a full time Study Centre at Sultan Complex, Shop No.5, Near Shalimar Kitab Ghar, Roshan Gate, Aurangabad.