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Center for Zakat Management (CZM) and its role in poverty eradication in Bangladesh

Osmani, Noor Mohammad and Al-Masud, Abdullah (2014) Center for Zakat Management (CZM) and its role in poverty eradication in Bangladesh. In: Muktamar Waqf Iqlimi 2014, 29th Apr. 2014, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan.

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Centre for Zakat Management (CZM) introduced a new mechanism of payment, utilization, mobilization and effective distribution of Zakat in an organized and planned manner to achieve significant success in poverty eradication in Bangladesh. CZM adopted prime initiatives for institutionalizing Zakat management system aiming to promote prosperity and raise standard of living of the poor communities in Bangladesh. CZM provides zakat to the needy people in order to improve their living standard through income generating activities. The main objective of this paper is to examine the activities of CZM and its role in upgrading the living standard of needy people. Primary data are collected from the project area especially from Manikganj District of Bangladesh that received zakat under Jibeeka project of CZM. The data are also collected from the head office of CZM, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is expected that the similar steps could be adopted in the different parts of the Muslim world to eradicate poverty from the society.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 4471/52181 (ISBN: 978-967-5852-25-1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: CZM, Zakat, Bangladesh, Poverty eradication.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP173.75 Islam and economics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Qur’an and Sunnah
Depositing User: Dr. Noor Mohammad Osmani
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2016 14:49
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2016 14:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/52181

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