What is the function of MARA?

What is the function of MARA?

MARA has played the main role as a statutory body in helping Malaysia to perform an affirmative action. This article discusses the socio-economic conditions of Malay society before independence.

Who established MARA?

The Rural Industrial Development Authority (RIDA) was established in 1951 by the British colonial administration as a program to provide economic assistance and support to Malay farmers and rural inhabitants. The organization expanded its scope and the Parliament of Malaysia converted it into the MARA in 1966.

What is Mrsm Malaysia?

Introduction. The establishment of MRSM is in line with the nation’s aspirations to provide access to education in secondary schools in science and technology to students who have high academic and intellectual abilities to develop their potentials.

How do I apply for Mara?

The application is open online at http://www.mara.gov.my from 13TH April 2020 until 4th May 2020. Candidates should ensure complete information has been completed. Candidates are not required to print and submit any documents to MARA until further notice.

Is Mara a government?

Established on March 1, 1966, Mara is an agency under the purview of the Ministry of Rural Development. The council is responsible for developing, encouraging, facilitating and fostering the economic and social development particularly in rural areas.

What does Mara stand for?


Acronym Definition
MARA Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Malay: Council Of Trust for the Indigenous People)
MARA Migration Agents Registration Authority
MARA Mapping Malaria Risk in Africa
MARA Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (Turkey)

Is Mrsm a government school?

The MARA Junior Science College (Malay: Maktab Rendah Sains MARA (MRSM)) is a group of boarding schools introduced by the Council of Trust for the People (Malay: Majlis Amanah Rakyat, commonly abbreviated as MARA), a Malaysian government agency.

Who can apply MARA?

General eligibility requirements for all applicants: Must be a Bumiputera. Must be pursuing undergraduate studies in the fields approved by MARA. The socio-economics status of the family—must have an annual taxable income of RM180,000 and below.

How do I get a 2021 MARA scholarship?

4.1 Application must only be made via online at MARA’s official website http://www.mara.gov.my from 14th to 27th June 2021. 4.2 Only shortlisted applications will be notified (via email/ sms) to sit for evaluation test. 4.3 Only successful applicants will be notified within three (3) months upon the closing date.

Who is the CEO of Mara?

Fred Thiel
Fred Thiel is the CEO of Marathon Digital Holdings (NASDAQ:MARA), a digital asset technology company that mines cryptocurrencies with a focus on the blockchain ecosystem and the generation of digital assets.

Who was Mara in the Bible?

The biblical Naomi, mother-in-law of Ruth, claimed the name Mara (מרא) as an expression of grief after the deaths of her husband and sons. It also means “Lady” in Aramaic, because Mar means “Lord”, and is a title of bishops in the Syriac Christian church.