“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra.”
A massive project like ‘India – 2047’, is highly complex in the sense that it engages hundreds of functional units and local organisation, thousands of executives, associates and volunteers and millions of beneficiaries across the length and breadth of our nation. The idea is to promote the project as an open gallery of endless opportunities wherein all potential units of the community can come forward and contribute by leading or partnering with any element of the project.
The complexity and diversity of various issues and problems that this project aims to address reiterate the need to have a scientifically organized and methodically addressed project plan. Various elements of the project has been thus defined and worked out as illustrated below.
|Vision||:||High level description about the destination OR Where we want to Reach.|
|Mission||:||How we will reach the destination.|
|Focus Area||:||Key territory where we need to work on to support the vision and mission.|
|Goal||:||The expected state of affairs with respect to a Focus Area by the dawn of 2047.|
|Objectives||:||Expansion of goal or wish statements. In order to achieve the final goal of each Focus Area, we will have to complete several other sub-goals.|
|Initiatives||:||Strategic Steps which are required to accomplish one or many objectives. It may be a mini or major project.|
|Action Plan||:||Practical measurable activity to be planned and executed for the success of an initiative|
|Phase||:||Short term duration within the entire timeline wherein significant changes or milestones will be achieved.|
The picture below is an illustration of the hierarchy and interconnection of the various elements of the project frame. At the top is the vision, the destination, supported by hundreds of initiatives and thousands of action plans placed and aligned in a logical order
A new India of inclusive growth and equal rights to all citizens and classes by the dawn of the second century of independence
To empower the backward and marginalized Indian Muslim community by achieving;
- Adequate Representation in Governance
- Optimal Economic Growth
- Universal Education
- Better Health Standards
- Sufficient Media Presence
- Total Women Empowerment
- Civil Rights Protection
- Finest Social Transformation , and
- Alliance Building
Considering the seriousness and gravity of the issues, following sectors have been chosen as Focus Areas to work on. Their significance and priorities may differ from region to region.
|1||GOVERNANCE||Create effective governance inclusive of Muslims and all other deprived classes, thereby fulfilling the goal of representative democracy|
|2||ECONOMY||Make advancement in the economic conditions of Muslims to place them at par with other developed communities through planned and proactive interventions|
|3||EDUCATION||Attain total educational empowerment of the Indian Muslim community at par with the best global standards|
|4||HEALTH||Raise the general health, sanitation and hygiene standards of the Muslim community at par with best global standards|
|5||MEDIA||Ensure fair representation and influence of Muslims and other marginalised societies in all forms of contemporary and future media|
|6||WOMEN||Empower Muslim women to partner the total growth of Muslim community and Indian society and enable them to take lead role in empowering Indian women|
|7||CHILDREN & YOUTH||Empower children and youth of the community by effectively addressing their concerns and developing them for a bright future|
|8||SOCIAL REFORM||Uplift Muslims to the status of the ‘Best Community’ by infusing self-esteem, sense of confidence, refinement; and ability to lead|
|9||CIVIL RIGHTS||Develop strategies to ensure fundamental rights, equal justice, social security and legal protection guaranteed to citizens in general and minorities in particular as per Indian constitution, customs and International covenants|
|10||BROAD BASED ALLIANCE||Build alliances with different social, cultural, religious and political groups to promote equality, justice, representation, pluralism, religious co-existence and social harmony|
|11||CULTURE and HERITAGE||Preserve and promote the culture and heritage of Indian Muslims and forefront the true Indian history|
Objectives have been listed under respective Focus Area.
Initiatives have been listed under respective Focus Area.
Including the planning phase, the total project duration will be 33 years. The project timeline is divided into 6 phases of 5 years each. However, the first phase has 6 years including the initial year of planning and the last phase will have 7 years with additional 2 years for summing up.
|Phase 1||2015 – 2020||(2015 – Year of Planning)|
|Phase 2||2021 – 2025|
|Phase 3||2026 – 2030|
|Phase 4||2031 – 2035|
|Phase 5||2036 – 2040|
|Phase 6||2041 – 2047||(2046 & 2047 – Years of Summing up)|