A job fair at Mira Road, Mumbai became an example of communal harmony

By TCN News

Mumbai: A job fair organized by Muslim organizations hosted in a church and attended by people of all communities. A good example of communal harmony was on display on Saturday at Mira Road in Mumbai that saw 45 participating companies and recruiters at a job fair at St. Thomas Church, Mira Road organized by Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) and Ishteraq, an NGO based in Mira Road.

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According to the organizers, more than 100 candidates participated, 227 were shortlisted and 245 got offer on the spot.


Many well-known recruiters and corporate participated in the Job Fair including one of India leading recruiters F. Gheewala, who was also the event partner which was attended by more than 1000 candidates both fresher as well as experienced.

Unlike other job fairs some of them organized by leading corporate houses which focus only on recruitments, the AMP had a holistic approach to the event. The USP of the program were Aptitude Tests for candidates conducted by experienced trainers, and guidance lectures on personality grooming and interviewing skills by industry experts.

The event was inaugurated by Mr. Nawab Malik, NCP spokesperson and Father Benny T parish priest of St. Thomas Church.

The attending corporate included India’s leading recruiter F. Gheewala, Financial organizations such as Bajaj Capital, HDFC, ICICI, Wellness companies such as Richfeel, Trident Hotels and ITES TCS, First Source, etc.


Inaugurating the event Mr. Nawab Malik said, “Such Job fairs are the need of the hour and AMP and its associates are doing a great job organizing such events. I have been observing AMP since long and they have been doing very commendable work towards social welfare since their inception.”

Father Benny T. Parish priest, St. Thomas Church said, “It is great to see a Muslim organization working selflessly for the benefit of all irrespective of caste, creed or religion. I have hosted them earlier as well and looking at their good work, have been encouraged to host them again. To me these people are like God-sent angels for the society and I pray that may God bless them and give them more and more success in all their endeavours.”

Speaking about the event, the AMP’s event coordinator Mr. Razak Shaikh said, “It feels good to see that we are able to extend the benefit to so many candidates and a means of connecting them with their livelihood. I am sure their prayers and well wishes are always going to keep us strongly steadfast on the path of welfare.”

Ms. Rubina Firoz from Ishteraq who also coordinated the event said, “We have put in a lot of hard work and a lot of efforts have gone in hosting the event at this level. We are glad that we are able to affect the lives of so many people in such a positive way.”

Mr. Farrok Gheewala, CMD., M/s F. Gheewala Resource Consultants said, “I participate in various job fairs but I have not come across such a well-organized and well-coordinated effort. It gladdens us to participate in such well-ordered events, I appreciate the noble work done by AMP and look forward to partnering with AMP in their future events as well.”