By TCN News,
Mumbai: The Career Fest-2011, a two-day career and educational guidance and counselling program for students, will be held on 15th and 16th January at MH Saboo Siddik College of Engineering, Byculla, Mumbai. This will be 3rd consecutive program since it was launched in 2009 which was attended by more than 8000 students. The organizers expect much more participants this year as the success and popularity of the program has since spread far and wide.
The details about the mega career guidance event were provided to the media today at Marathi Patrakar Sangh here in Mumbai by Aamir Edresy, President, Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP), the main brain behind the initiative.
Career Fest-2011, a 2-day mega career and educational guidance is being organized for the 3rd consecutive year since it was first organized in the Year 2009. More than 8,000 students and visitors had participated in the 2-day event, which was held on 11th & 12th April 2009 and this was followed by another event in January 2010 where more than 12,000 students and visitors benefited from this event. These events ended on a high note, with lots of appreciation from Students, Teachers, Professionals and Guests where each one of them was looking forward to have more events on similar lines, said Mr Edresy.
“To keep up with the expectations of the students, parents & Teachers Anjuman-i-Islam and Association of Muslim Professionals are back again with Career Fest with support from other voluntary & social organizations like Urdu Markaz, Urdu Head Masters Association, All India Ideal Teachers Association (AIITA) & Leap India Foundation,” he informed.
The highlights of this fest are the opportunities and exposure provided to not so informed section of students regarding various career options including unconventional careers, career chart for school drop-outs, educational loans & scholarships etc, which will actually help the students and add value to their profile. Even unique topics such as Opportunities for non-Engineering graduates in IT have been covered.
– 2 Days of Career Counselling and Guidance .
– 5 parallel Counselling Sessions.
– More than 100 Speakers.
– More than 50 experts from the industry to speak in the seminar.
– More than 200 Professionals to guide students….
– 30 Career oriented Lectures by industry experts.
– 15 Industry Specific Workshops.
– 20 Role Models in Talk Show.
– Career Exhibitions about various career options.
– Leading Educational Institutions participating like College Of Accountancy London, Indian Institute of Management & Administration. The only one of its kind Forklift Academy of India.
– More than 200 professionals and counsellors to guide students and candidates
– More than 200 schools participating.
Apart from these sessions, Talk Shows, Quiz program, Career Exhibition, Drama etc are included in the program. This ensures that all the students are engaged and enlightened and do not lose their interest throughout the day.
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About the Organizers:
Anjuman Islam: Anjuman Islam, Mumbai was established in 1874 by a group of enthusiasts led by Justice Badruddin Tayabji. The Trust with its secular philosophy of National Integration has 100 institutions in various spheres like engineering, medicine, pharmacy, hotel and catering, business management, education, etc. The Trust has over 1,00,000 students and has been awarded Maharashtra Government’s “State Award 2000” for achievements in education and social activities.
Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP): AMP is a non-sectarian organization, which endeavours to promote social welfare, community spirit and knowledge in our society. It is a platform for all Muslim professionals, and willing volunteers to share their knowledge, intellect, experience and skills for the overall development of Muslim Community in particular and the Indian society in general and further empowering them in the educational, social, political and economical front of life.
Urdu Markaz: Urdu Markaz is one of the pole bearers of Urdu language in Mumbai. It has been diligently working for the upliftment and promotion of Urdu (with its rich heritage) as a language of choice in the society. It has been organizing various interesting events such as Urdu Training camps, Urdu-Bombay-Bollywood chain of events, Poetry sessions etc. for the promotion of this subject. It has been working diligently and appreciably towards its goals.
Urdu Head Masters Association: This is an association of Urdu Head Masters presided by Mr.Aslam Shaikh. This association has been working towards streamlining the functioning of the various aspects of Urdu schools with the aim of bringing about standardization and improving quality of education for students and a better approach of teachers. This organization has been forth coming in various initiatives for career development of the students from Urdu medium schools.
AIITA: AIITA stands for All India Ideal Teachers Association, as the name suggests this is an association which aims towards building up those ideal values in teachers so that the students mentored by them grow up into idealistic human beings. This organization has been working hard towards improving the quality of life as well as education for the students trying to guide them into growing up as wholesome human being with deep values inculcated in them. This organization is never lagging behind when it comes to working towards betterment for students.
Leap India Foundation: An NGO that was formed by some like-minded, able and efficient professionals from diverse fields who feel it is their duty to give back to the society. They have been drawn together by their common passion for the educational, social and economic upliftment of the weaker section in particular and the entire society in general. This is a group of People coming from diverse backgrounds and diverse professions, each with his own individual strengths and capabilities and so there is a diverse pool of talent to draw from. The team wanted to create a platform where only chosen powerful speakers share their knowledge, excitement and inspiration; where ideas and innovation are showcased; driving the audience to excel and outperform.
Mr. Aamir Edresy (President, AMP): 9323792205
Mr. Farid Khan (Governing Council Member, AMP): 9320054711
Mr.Syed Najeeb (Head P.R. & Communication, AMP): 9320078955