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Just as the world was beginning to come out of havoc caused by the pandemic and businesses were getting back to normalcy, some uncertainties have risen up again leading us to an uncertain economic environment.

ધી ઇસ્માઈલી ઇન્ટરનેશનલ કન્સિલિએશન ઍન્ડ આર્બિટ્રેશન બૉર્ડ (ICAB) તરફથી સંપત્તિના નૈતિક હસ્તાંતરણ (Ethical Wealth Transfer) અને વારસાના આયોજન (Inheritance Planning) માટેની માર્ગદર્શિકા અંગેની જાહેરાત

The ‘East’ Tower, reaching a height of some 220 metres, will present breath-taking views of the Mumbai skyline and the Arabian Sea.

The Aga Hall Estate in South Mumbai is embarking on a major transformation into a renowned urban hospital, school, and housing community complex, under the patronage of its owner, the Prince Aly Khan Hospital Charitable Trust.

Landscaped gardens will welcome visitors into the tranquility of the Aga Hall heritage site.

Leaders from the Jamat and AKDN celebrated the commencement of the redevelopment of the Aga Hall Estate in South Mumbai on Sunday 13 February. The ground-breaking ceremony was led by Ashish Merchant, President of the National Council for India, who himself was born on the estate and continues to live there today.

On the occasion of Salgirah, Mawlana Hazar Imam has graciously sent a Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat, which is being shared via The Ismaili.

The Aga Hall Estate development aims to improve the quality of life of residents with green and inclusive design.

The IFC EDGE Advanced Certification was awarded to the Aga Hall Estate, an upcoming residential high-rise development project, centrally located on the historic site of the family residence of Mawlana Hasan Ali Shah in Mumbai, India.

જગતભરની જમાતને એક મુબારક તાલીકાની નવાજેશ ફરમાવેલ છે, જેને ધી ઇસ્માઈલી મારફત શેર કરવામાં આવેલ છે.

The Family Emergency Handbook is an initiative by the Conciliation and Arbitration Board, India along with the Aga Khan Economic Planning Board, India.

The objective of this handbook is to have all relevant financial information available in an easy format in the case of an emergency. The handbook is exhaustive and we recommend you download, fill in and upload a copy of this handbook to a secure location informing decision making family members of its location

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The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is firmly committed to its core mandate of undertaking a range of innovative programmes and projects to improve the quality of life of communities in many parts of the world.

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The currently ongoing events in Afghanistan are causing concern for the Jamat around the world, and the purpose of this advisory is to share updated information in this regard.

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મૌલાના હાઝર ઇમામે ઇમામત દિનના પ્રસંગે, જગતભરની જમાતને એક મુબારક તાલીકાની નવાજેશ ફરમાવેલ છે, જેને ધી ઇસ્માઈલી મારફત શેર કરવામાં આવેલ છે.

Hidden within the narrow, bustling streets of Mazgaon, Mumbai, is Hasanabad Mausoleum, the resting place of Mawlana Hasan Ali Shah, Aga Khan I.

Hidden among the bustling streets of South Mumbai and its sprawling skyline lies a haven of solace and peace: Hasanabad. Often described as ‘Mumbai’s Taj Mahal’, the monument is a mausoleum or dargah: the final resting place of Imam Hasan Ali Shah, the 46th Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. 

આપણા પ્યારા મૌલાના હાઝર ઇમામે નવરોઝના પ્રસંગે મહેરબાનીપૂર્વક જગતભરની જમાતો ઉપર એક તાલીકા મુબારકની નવાજેશ ફરમાવેલ છે, જેને The Ismaili મારફત શેર કરવામાં આવેલ છે.

State of the Economy – February 2021

India’s economy is recovering at a better-than-expected pace with an uptick in consumer confidence and growth seen in businesses seen across technology, healthcare and exports. Ratings agency S&P Global in its latest report has predicted that the Indian economy will grow at 10% in Fiscal 2022 attributing consistently good agriculture performance, a flattening of the Covid-19 curve and a pickup in government spending as key contributors. Having said that, the report also talks about Covid-19 vaccination as critical to India`s recovery and as key to normalizing demand.

AKEPB,I Update: Highlights of the Union Budget

When the pandemic struck and forced a nation-wide lockdown, it decimated thousands of small businesses across India. Gripped by uncertainty, and burdened with the costs of rent and inventory, many small businesses struggled to survive. As an immediate response to support the Jamat’s financial needs, the Ismailia Co-operative Credit Society Limited, Hyderabad (ICCS), launched a new series of financial products, offering a much-needed financial lifeline to the Jamat during this time.

How does interest compounding work? How should you weigh investment risks and returns? Why does a credit score matter?

સાલગિરહ મુબારકના પ્રસંગે મૌલાના હાઝર ઇમામે કરમબક્ષિશ કરી જગતભરની જમાતો ઉપર એક તાલીકા મુબારકની નવાજેશ ફરમાવેલ છે જેને ધી ઇસ્માઈલી દ્વારા શેર કરવામાં આવેલ છે

A throwback to Sahil’s days at IIT. Sahil Sorathiya (extreme right) won the TSP to pursue his undergrad at IIT Kharagpur

Want to pursue a great education but need financial support? For many years the Aga Khan Education Board’s (AKEB,I) Tertiary Scholarship Programme (TSP) has helped support the hopes and aspirations of students from the India Jamat. Three TSP alumni share their story on how the scholarship programme has helped bridge the gap between dreams and reality.