The Telangana State Haj committee is constituted by an Act of Parliament called “Haj Committee Act -2002 (Central Act No.35 of 2002). Haj Committee is constituted for making arrangements for the pilgrimage of Muslims for Haj. It discharges its function through a committee constituted by Government and it follows the guidelines and directions issued by Central Haj Committee, Mumbai, Ministry of external affairs and Government of Telangana from time to time.
The main aim of the Telangana State Haj Committee is to provide assistance to the Haj Pilgrims including in the matter of their transport between their home states and the point of exit from India and their transit accommodation at points of exit.
The Telangana State Haj Committee makes smooth arrangements for the Muslim intending Haj Pilgrims right from the processing of Haj application form, impart Haj training camps, arranged Meningitis Vaccine, provides Haj Guide books in Urdu and Telugu languages, and makes arrangements of departure and arrival i.e. Haj Camp Embarkation Point etc from the point of exit to Saudi Arabia and returning from Saudi Arabia and other welfare activities of the Haj Pilgrims.
The Telangana State Haj Committee discharges its function through a committee constituted by Government and it follows the guidelines and directions issued by Central Haj Committee, Mumbai, and Ministry of external affairs and Government of Telangana from time to time.
The Dy. Secretary to Government shall act as its Executive Officer as laid in Haj Committee Act-2002 (Central Act No. 35 of 2002). The Executive Officer shall execute the decision of the State Haj Committee and perform such duties as laid in the above said Act. The Committee shall have (16) Members including Executive Officer who shall be Ex-officio Member & Convener of the Committee.