Using GIS mapping to manage Wakf property4 min read 26 Nov 2015, 11:43 PM IST
People behind the Wamsi project hope to put the Wakf properties to efficient use and keep encroachers at bay
New Delhi: There are around half a million Wakf properties in India, according to conservative estimates. These assets are created when a donation, either land, building or even cash, is given for Muslim religious or charitable purposes. The motive is to utilize the donation to benefit the weaker sections of the society and maintenance of the property.