630 jobless youths get selected & shortlisted at the Unity Job Fair jointly organised by AMP and multi-faith Organisations in Mumbai!
As part of Independence Day celebrations, with the noble intention to unite all Communities, create a sense of Brotherhood and provide Livelihoods to all,
Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) along with Mahim Dargah & Haji Ali Dargah Trusts and Business & Employment Bureau (BEB) Jamia Hamdard, organised a Free Mega Job Fair on Sunday, 20th August 2023, at Saboo Siddik College, Nagpada, Byculla, Mumbai.
There was a big response to the Job Fair as 1,200+ candidates turned up. 70+ Corporates and Recruiters from across various industries participated in this Job Fair with more than 5,000+ vacancies. At the end of the day 188 Candidates were selected and 442 were shortlisted for the next round of interviews.
The Job Fair was inaugurated by Fr. Frazer Mascarenhas, acclaimed Academician & former Principal, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, and Sajid Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer & Treasurer - Hamdard National Foundation (HNF) and a Member of the Leadership team in Hamdard University. Many dignitaries from various multi-faith organisations, also visited the Job Fair and encouraged the Candidates as well as the Corporates & Recruiters.
Mr. Suhail Khandwani, Trustee – Mahim & Haji Ali Dargah Committee, said “We try and reach out to the Youth through Jobs, Education, Sports, Medical Care etc. Further, we partner with AMP for providing Jobs for all Communities & Castes because of their expertise. Tolerance & Acceptance are the principles with which we work and which is needed strongly in our Country today.”
Fr. Frazer Mascarenhas, acclaimed Academician & former Principal, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai “This Job Fair is a true Celebration of the 77th Independence day of our Country - independence from Unemployment and Intolerance.”
Mr. Aamir Edresy, President – AMP said, “Providing job opportunities to our Youth has been one of our primary objectives. We have done more than 80 Job Fairs all over India and have helped in providing jobs to more than 50,000 Candidates. The Unity Job Fair is a small effort for bringing together all Communities and promote Brotherhood & Peace.”
Mr. Abdul Razak, Head of Projects, AMP said “Association of Muslim Professionals believes that transformation can be brought in the society through Educational and Economic Empowerment. We try to empower the youth through Jobs, Skill Training & Livelihoods Assistance, so they can contribute significantly to the Nation’s growth story. The Unity job fair promotes harmony and is open to candidates from all Castes, Communities and Religion.”
The Job Fair was organised with the support of following multi-faith Social Organisations like The Bombay Archdiocesan Commission for Inter-Religious Dialogue (BIRD), World Interfaith Harmony Unity Mission (WIHUM) and Bombay Catholic Sabha. Vinod Noronha, Khurshid Siddiqui, Saeed Khan, Nizamuddin Rayan, Shahbaz Siddiqui, Rafiq Doodhwala were amongst the many Guests who graced the occasion.
The Job Fair was conducted to help unemployed youths to get placed in reputed mainstream Corporates and to provide opportunities to the needy without any discrimination of caste, community and creed.
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