Sindh Auqaf Department was established in 1970,
In 1976, this Department was made a central
subject under Ministry of Religious Affairs,
Government of Pakistan,In 1979, this was again made a provincial
To maintain and regulate prominent Shirnes,
Mosques and other Waqf properties.
To provide maximum facilities to Zaireen,
who pay visits to various Shrines, Dargahs etc.
To extend Walfare / Financial Assistance out of
its self generated funds to orphans,
destitute and disabled persons, on
IN ORDER TO
ACHIEVE THE OBJECTIVES THIS DEPARTMENT PERFORMS
Management and looking after of Shrines, Dargahs and Mosques.
Making proper arrangements for lighting,
cleanliness, drinking water, Wazoo khana for the performance of religious rites
at Shrines and Mosques.
Construction of Musafir Khanas, Langar khanas, lavatories etc. at the Shrines/Dargahs.
To generate maximum revenue from the Waqf properties, contracts,rents and lease
etc. so that the same amount be utilized on maintenance and reconstruction of old
Shrines, Dargahs and Mosques.
To conduct ‘Seerat Conferences’ at Provincial level.
To arrange ‘Hifz-o-Qir’at Competitions’ at the
District and Provincial levels, every year.
To assist and coordinate Hajj trainings
to group leaders and the intending pilgrims,
To promote Islamic Ideology and the Life &
Thoughts of prominent saints through the
Shah Waliullah Research Academy.
To eradicate the
menace of anti-social activities, to
nip in the bud the
sectarian issues arising in the Mosques and
The Auqaf Department is a self-income-generating
Sometimes, Special Grant is received for the
beautification of main shrines/mosques.
The Auqaf Department also maintains agriculture
land and property as Waqf Properties .