About Quaide Milleth Trust
The Quaide Milleth Janab Alhaj Muhammad Ismail Sahib, was born in 1896 at Pettai, Thirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. He is affectionately called as Quaide Milleth meaning Leader of Masses. He was attracted to Public life at the time of freedom struggle. He shared the political stage with stalwarts like Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru, Shri Rajagopalachari, Dr. C.N. Annadurai and Kalaingar. He was member of Constituent Assembly which framed the Constitution of India. He is the leader who carved the Constitution of the Republic of India along with Dr. Bhimrao Baba SahebAmbedkar. He was an exemplary leader who served the nation thrice as a Member of Parliament (LokSabha). He is known for integrity, honesty, truthfulness and accountability. His speeches in the LokSabha are still a guide to many Parliamentarians.
As a memorial for the great leader Quaide Milleth Janab M. Muhammad Ismail Sahib, the Quaide Milleth College for Men was formally inaugurated on 24th July 1975 by the then Chief Minister. At present the college offers 10 UG courses and one PG course and Research programmes in Commerce M.Phil., and Ph.D. The College is affiliated to the University of Madras and functions as Co-educational Institution. The College is easily accessible from Tambaram, Saint Thomas Mount, Sholinganallur, and Velachery as it is located near Medavakkam, on the Tambaram Velachery Main Road. The college can be reached by buses which ply frequently on the Tambaram Velachery road and St. Thomas Mount Tambaram Road,
The Quaide Milleth College for Men is managed by The Quaide Milleth Educational and Social Trust. The Secretary & Correspondent Alhaj M.G. Dawood Miakhan sahib, grandson of Quaide Milleth is so magnanimous that the students of all communities are treated equally. The students belonging to weaker section of the society particularly SC, ST, OBC, Minorities are admitted in large numbers in excess over the allotted quota.
1. The sad demise of Quaide Milleth on 5-4-1972,
2. A meeting of the close associates of the Quaide Milleth was convened on 29-1-1974. It was unanimously resolved to institute a Trust in the name of Quaide Milleth to serve the social and educational cause of the Muslims.
3. As a first step the meeting further decided to establish a college to perpetuate his sacred memories.
4. The QUEST was constituted on 29-1-1974.
5. Registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI, of 1860 in S. No. 259 of 1974, dated 19.10.1974
6. The Trust approached the Government of Tamil Nadu with a memorandum dated 4.2.1974 to procure suitable land for the proposed college.
7. The Chief Minister, M. Karunanidhi, Dr. V. R. Nedunchezian, Minister Sadiq Basha, Thiru Guhan, Special Secretary to Government, Finance Dept. Thiru Kandasamy Secretary to Government Forests and Fishseries Dept. were mainly responsible ;for the providing 40 acres of land to the Trust through G.O. No. 18, dated 10.1.1975.
8. 40 acres of land in Nanmangalam Reserve Forest was duly conveyed and transferred to the Trust for valid consideration on 10.6. 1975 by Forest Range Officers, Tambaram.
9. QUEST applied to start college from 75-76 and University of Madras for affiliation for Pre-University and B. Com., course.
10. Quest secured the rented building for one academic year pending construction of permanent building in the site belonging to the trust.
11. The University Commission headed by Prof. K.M. Jambunathan of Vivekananda College madras, visited on 24.6.1975 and submitted report on 25.6.1975
12. University accorded affiliation on 1st of July 1975.
13. From 7.7.1975 issued application forms and prospectus.
The Institution will grow into a centre of learning which will meet the educational aspiration and our commitment towards furtherance of communal harmony, Universal peace, and brotherhood.
"The words Quaide Milleth mean Guide of the people and leader of the community"
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