Preparations are underway on a war footing at South Mumbai's Saboo
Siddik Engineering College ground for the 5th Career Festival organised
by the Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP), a national level
association of professionals working in different fields.
The two-day annual Career Festival,
which will be held on December 15 and 16 at Saboo Siddik
Engineering College ground, is supported by MLA and Chairman of Maulana
Azad Minorities Financial Development Corporation Ltd Amin Patel.
The event, in its 5th consecutive
year, is expected to attract thousands of students from all across
Maharashtra and the neighboring states.
The AMP has invited top bureaucrats
from different departments, professionals and experts of various
backgrounds as role models and to interact with students who are
coming with their parents in a large number since last five years
for career guidance and counseling.
“We want the Career Fest to be a
one-stop shop for all education needs with seminars on latest
popics, participation of professional counsellors and guidance
from experienced professionals providing directions on various
career options, information on various government schemes through
workshops and interactive discussions", AMP President Aamir Idrisi
said while talking to ummid.com.
The main events include Workshops,
Seminars, Discussions, Speeches, Talk Show, Exhibition, Stalls of
Educational Institutes and Professional Counselling etc. on
various subjects such as Governance, Media, Science, Engineering,
Technology, Retail, Travel & Tourism, Arts & Commerce and other
"Participants will also get enriched
and get motivated to excel by hearing experiences shared by
successful personalities in Government, Corporates, Health Sector,
Academics and Business", said Aamir.
"Many schools which had participated
in the fest in previous years have expressed their wish to send
more students this year as it has helped them greatly in choosing
a career and getting proper guidance towards it", he added.
“We hope that students come to the fest in maximum numbers and
avail of the golden opportunity in getting educational guidance,”
Soheb Selia, one of the Project Coordinator for the fest, said.
In the run-up to the main event to
be held on December 15 & 16 at Saboo Siddik College, the AMP is
also organising workshops and lectures for the students at prominent colleges of the city,
for which the AMP has divided these colleges in different zones
for the purpose.
The first of the series is being
held today on December 10 at Anjuman-I-Islam Junior College of
Science & Commerce opposite CST. It will be followed by similar
programs at Nagpada, Thane, Panvel, Kurla, Meera Road and other
The entire event is an initiative by
the AMP organised in collaboration with Anjuman-i-islam,
Hind Foundation, All India Ideal Teachers Association (AIITA) and
Leap India Foundation.