Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Saturday inaugurated a two-day coaching camp for Khadim-ul-Hujjaj — individuals who assist and assist pilgrims throughout Haj pilgrimage — at Haj House in Mumbai.
Over 400 Khadim-ul-Hujjaj, together with 12 girls, are collaborating from throughout the nation. As a part of their coaching, they are going to be made conscious of all processes associated to Haj, together with lodging, transportation, well being and security services for Haj pilgrims in Makkah-Madina.
Officials from Haj Committee of India, BMC, airways in addition to customs and immigration will prepare them.
According to an announcement, 79,237 Indians will go for Haj 2022, half of them girls. Over 1,800 girls will go for Haj with out Mehram (male companion).
Naqvi stated that the pilgrimage is being held by giving precedence to well being and wellbeing of the pilgrims. “The entire process has been chalked out following guidelines of Indian and Saudi Arabia governments. These include eligibility criteria, age limit and health-related requirements among others.” Stating that Haj pilgrimage couldn’t happen for the final two years attributable to Covid-19, Naqvi added, “We are making all efforts to ensure no additional financial burden is put on pilgrims, as they will perform Haj without any subsidy. All facilities will be available in Saudi Arabia at affordable prices.”