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Monday December 10, 2012 03:07:57 PM, Hena Farhat,

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Mumbai: 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


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 vocations.


"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 places.


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.








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