Moulvi Abdullah Welfare Trust (M.A.W.T) has honored the official website of the Dhaka Nawab Family by presenting a special award in October 2009. A dinner party was held at the office premises. The party was attended by M.A.W.T office bearers. Among others the party was attended by former Trust secretary K.M. Halim and K.M.Aziz.
Trust secretary Najmul Hussain lauded the role of the website team and handed over a plaque to Anas Khwaja. A hard copy of the genealogy of beneficiaries and a poetry book composed by the secretary was also presented to him.
In the meeting Anas Khwaja on behalf of the website team proposed to collect vote from the North American trust beneficiaries for future election. Trust secretary assured him that he will follow up on this issue In response to his query Anas was notified that assets of non resident beneficiaries will be safeguarded.
The family website was launched back in April 2005 and has been since managed by Anas Khwaja (multimedia, historical research), S.K. Belal Hassan(web design/development), Khwaja Arshad Abdullah(web hosting) and Saniya Sajed(multimedia, historical research).
The website has connected the family through get connected section, interactive family tree and photo album. DNF newsletter and multimedia gupshup section has been updating family members with latest news and views concerning the family. The DNF newsletter is prepared monthly with contributions from family members by its founder/editor, Mr. Sayeed Shahabuddin, in Karachi. Occasionally, special features with videos clips have played an important role in maintaining our rich cultural heritage.
The biography, history and digital library have sparked interest among historians, researchers as well as the general mass. On an average the website is browsed by 80,000 monthly visitors.