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 Volume 7, Issue 11 (November 2020), Pages: 119-124


 Original Research Paper

 Title: The nexus of green strategies in ascertaining sustainable private Tahfiz institutions in Malaysia: A proposed model

 Author(s): Norazmi Anas 1, *, Nur Azfahani Ahmad 2, Nur Huzeima Mohd Hussain 2, Asmalia Che Ahmad 2, Zuriani Yaacob 3


 1Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS), Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak Branch, Tapah Campus, Malaysia
 2Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak Branch, Seri Iskandar Campus, Malaysia
 3Akademi Pengajian Bahasa (APB), Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang Branch, Raub Campus, Malaysia

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The administration of most private Tahfiz institutions (PTIs) in Malaysia is beset by problems of infrastructure standard, total dependence on government assistance, poor Waqf fund management, public fundraising accountability issues, and financial resource constraints. Therefore, this paper proposes the Conceptual Framework of Sustainable Tahfiz Model (STM), which integrates three main scopes, i.e., Rainwater Harvesting System (RWHS), Renewable Energy Strategies (RES) and Food Subsistence Strategies (FSS). The nexus of such a green approach requires an ecological footprint in producing and consuming food through a series of connections between energy and clean water. Evidently, this is an alternative in maximizing existing resources and at the same time to generate extra income for PTIs in Malaysia to improve their sustainability. This is parallel with the Government policy known as the National Tahfiz Education Policy (DPTN) that aims to achieve a nation-wide sustainable Tahfiz with a good quality of students. 

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 Keywords: Sustainable, Nexus strategies, Green technologies, PTI

 Article History: Received 14 August 2019, Received in revised form 13 April 2020, Accepted 8 July 2020


The study was funded by the Ministry of Education (MOE) under FRGS grant research funds with reference code FRGS/1/2018/SSI03/UITM /03/1 entitled ‘Model Tahfizpreneur Tadbir Urus Tahfiz Swasta di Malaysia.’

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 Conflict of interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


  Anas N, Ahmad NA, and Hussain NHM et al. (2020). The nexus of green strategies in ascertaining sustainable private Tahfiz institutions in Malaysia: A proposed model. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 7(11): 119-124

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