Functions

Enlisted below are the major functions of the Department:

  • Legislation, Policy Formulation and Sectoral Planning
  • Administration of Auqaf Laws & Rules
  • Administration of Model Deeni Madaris and Madrasah Education
  • Central Auqaf Fund
  • Data Darbar Hospital, Lahore & other Dispensaries
  • Islamic Studies & Research and Propagation of Islamic Ideology including holding of Seminars, Conferences etc. on related subjects
  • Management of Waqf Properties
  • Management of Shrines, Graveyards and other similar Religious Institutions
  • Management & Administration of:
    • Ittehad Bain-ul-Muslimeen Committee
    • Muttehida Ulema Board
    • Punjab Quran Board
    • Quran Board & Seerat Academy
  • Printing and Publication of the Holy Quran
  • Publication of Books on Quran, Seerat and Islamic Education
  • Punjab Auqaf Ulema Academy, Jamia Hajveria, Markaz Maaraf-e-Aulia and Aiwan-e- Sufia
  • Religious Charities and Endowments
  • Religious Training and Education
  • Budget Accounts and Audit matters
  • Purchase of Stores and Capital Goods for the Department
  • Service matters except those entrusted to Services and General Administration Department
  • Administration of the following laws and rules:
    • Music in Muslim Shrine Act, 1942
    • The Punjab Publication of Holy Quran (Elimination of Printing & Recording Errors) Act, 2010
    • Waqaf Properties Ordinance, 1979
  • Matters Incidental and Ancillary to the above subjects