Services of Dawat-e-Islami in information technology
Technology has become very common in our lives. In fact, we have become dependent on it. From heating food in a microwave oven to programming an AI algorithm that can mimic human intelligence, we see the use of technology everywhere. Its importance cannot be ignored in life. It becomes even more important when we talk about the propagation of Islam. Since Dawat-e-Islami preaches about Islam and spreads its message everywhere in the world, it is adopting and utilizing technology to a very large extent. Thanks to Allah Almighty, Dawat-e-Islami is making constant efforts to convey the message of Islam to the maximum number of people through digital media that includes Madani channel, social media sites, website and so on.
The IT department of Dawat-e-Islami is the living proof of how the people connected with this organization not only excel in Islamic studies, but also have a good hold on modern-day technology. The IT department offers a number of services. It aims at providing easy access to different aspects of Islam using the Internet and technology. So far the IT department has successfully created 25+ websites and 35+ mobile applications for public use. Some achievements of Dawat-e-Islami in the digital media and IT sector are being mentioned below.
1. Business applications
The IT department has developed state-of-the-art business applications which are facilitating a large number of people. These cutting-edge applications range from a simple platform to yearly Qurbani management system. Moreover, it has its own ERP that it uses to collect, store, and analyze data to satisfy people’s needs in a better way. Its ERP business software handles HR, supply-chain, services, payroll and a large number of other important services for our organization. These applications make several business-related processes much more manageable, and anyone can get access to the following easily even from their home.
* Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
* POS (Point of Sale)
* CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
* Ifta Management System
* Wirasat Calculation
* Task Management System
* MIS Dashboards
* Online Payment Integration
* Waqf Properties Workflow
* Madani Atiyyat Box Management
* Learning Management System for Jami’a and Madarsa Students
2. Mobile applications
One of the easiest ways to reach the masses in today’s age and time is through mobile applications. There is hardly any individual today who does not use a smartphone. Ever since Covid-19 hit, we have become more and more dependent on our smartphones. Focusing on Islamic teachings, the IT department has developed mobile applications about education, social matters and economics, etc., making it easy for everyone to benefit from them.
* Seerat-ul-Jinan Al-Quran with Tafseer
* Al Quran-ul-Kareem
* Read and Listen to Islamic Books
* Prayer Times
* Dawat-e-Islami Digital Services
* Quran Teacher
* Islamic eBooks Library
* Mahnamah Faizan-e-Madinah
* Maktaba-tul-Madinah e-Store
* Donate to Dawat-e-Islami
* Qurbani Collection
3. Desktop applications
The I.T. department mobile applications are not the only ones you can get. It has also produced several desktop applications. With the success of our mobile applications and now desktop applications, it sees much greater scope for expanding these technologies. The software developers in Dawat-e-Islami are willing to make more applications according to public demand for desktop organizational apps. These are some of its desktop applications.
* Al-Quran Software
* Fatawa Razawiyyah
* Al-Madinah Library
4. Social media channels
Most individuals like to spend their spare time on social media. Dawat-e-Islami is actively keeping up its services on essential social media channels. The main goal is to convey the message of Islam to the whole world through these social media platforms. Another very important objective of Dawat-e-Islami through social media is to present an accurate image of Islam and a clear message of peace. The I.T. department aims to clarify all misconceptions regarding Islamic principles and teachings. Through its social media channels, it currently reaches thousands of Muslims and non-Muslims.
5. Monthly magazines and e-Books
The best technique to keep readers engaged with Islamic treasures is to launch e-books and monthly magazines. Dawat-e-Islami has been doing it for many years. It has been highly successful, and it aims to increase our educational resources in the future as well. Our e-books range from simple Islamic teachings and collection of Du’as to the complicated jurisprudence matters of Islam. The monthly magazines are also a great source of keeping people updated about Islamic scholars and their achievements.
6. Online Dar-ul-Ifta Ahl-e-Sunnat system
There are so many sources that spread misinformation on the internet about Islam. Dawat-e-Islami is trying to counter these distortions through authentic and verified information. Anyone can post their queries related to almost any topic, and our blessed Muftis can address them. This way, Muslims can be aware of the most authentic information on various subjects. Dar-ul-Ifta Ahl-e-Sunnat is a platform where you can find answers to questions both in English and Urdu. The platform is also integrated with interactive short video clips regarding the fundamentals of Islamic teachings. There is an active feedback section through which anyone can share their concerns with the technical team or our Islamic scholars. it has created this platform as interactive as possible.
7. Dawat-e-Islami’s special persons app
It is obvious that special people (i.e. those suffering from any mental or physical disability) cannot learn as easily as normal people do. Therefore, with great zeal and zest for conveying Islamic teachings to special people, the IT department of Dawat-e-Islami has developed an application namely “Special Person” which provides Islamic knowledge via sign language and animated videos. Indeed this is a great contribution of Dawat-e-Islami for this pitiable and miserable section of society. In addition to special people, those normal persons who get bored when reading long explanations and discussions in books can also benefit from this application.
8. Digital media services
There are hundreds of thousands of Muslims and new Muslims who are already receiving numerous benefits from the Madani Channel. This has further motivated Dawat-e-Islami to move forward with our digital media services, integrating the essential Islamic concepts into the daily lives of our younger generations. These digital services include Dawat-e-Islami blogs, websites, magazines, e-books, animations, and social media channels. With constant updates and maintenance of these services, the software team of Dawat-e-Islami is ensuring seamless digital services. With the help of our expert SEO team, monthly 1.3 million visitors visit our website and get helpful information.
9. Donation system
In the Holy Quran, Allah Almighty has stated:
وَ اَقِیْمُوا الصَّلٰوةَ وَ اٰتُوا الزَّكٰوةَ
And keep Salah (i.e. obligatory prayer) established, and pay Zakah (i.e. obligatory charity)
[Kanz-ul-Iman (translation of Quran)] (Part 1, Surah Al-Baqarah, Ayah 43)
Allah Almighty has bestowed wealth upon many Muslims. As obvious, a significant portion of all the activities of Dawat-e-Islami runs successfully through all the donations Dawat-e-Islami receives. To make donations safer and easier, the IT department has developed an online transaction system where you can donate any amount you like without anyone knowing about it. Whether you are in Pakistan, Africa, Europe, or anywhere else, you can easily take part in this holy endeavour and become a part of our family.
The best donation is the one that is made without letting anyone know of it. Within a few clicks or taps, these donations can easily be made now. You can even select the type of your donation from among Sadaqah and Zakat/Fitrah before proceeding with the payments. There are three different modes of payment that can be used, including payment via debit/credit card, payment via Kuickpay, or the amount can directly be deposited to the bank account of Dawat-e-Islami. Dawat-e-Islami uses all these donations for permissible, religious, reformatory, welfare, and spiritual causes. The current options for payment in currencies include PKR, USD, EUR, and GBP.
In short, the I.T. department plays a very important role. If there is anything which is related to technology and religion, the I.T. department can handle it precisely. These are some of the services that the I.T. department provides twenty-four seven. Do check out these apps and let us know how much you like them. May Allah Almighty grant all of us countless blessings.
اٰمِیْن بِجَاہِ النَّبِیِّ الْاَمِیْن صَلَّی اللہ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلہٖ وَسَلَّم