Workshop organized on employability of women

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Brigadier S Ahmad Ali addressing the workshop at Carrier Planning Centre Women's College, AMUALIGARH December 18:
 Career Planning Centre, Women’s College, Aligarh Muslim University organized a two-day National Workshop on ‘Excellence, Employability and Enterprising Skills of Women’.

Brig. (Retd.) S. Ahmad Ali, Pro Vice-Chancellor, chief guest of the workshop said that the University is going to introduce a new Community College at AMU having a variety of courses, which would help enhancing different types of skills. He said that University is planning to start first Diploma in Shoe & Purse making and Fashion Designing. Brig Ali also shared his views on the empowerment of women and their shortcomings and appreciated the Career Planning Centre for its unending endeavours.

Prof. Zakia Siddiqui addressing the workshop at Carrier Planning Centre Women's College, AMUGuest of Honour, Prof Zakia Athar Siddiqui, former Principal of Women’s College and President, Female Education Society, threw light on the topic ‘Igniting the value of independent women’. Prof. Siddiqui said that excellence should be the motto of girl students. She said that the Career Planning Centre is playing a key role in the life of students.

Dr Sheila Shahab, Director, Career Planning Centre, said that the aim of the Centre is to change the face of working world through preparing women entrepreneurs. Dr Shahab said that Indian Women have to go a long way to achieve equal rights and position because traditions are deep rooted in Indian society. She said that despite all social hurdles during past few decades, women have taken rapid strides in every field.

Dr Rafat Mukhtar, Organizing Secretary of the workshop proposed a vote of thanks. Dr Nazura Usmani conducted the program.

Prof Arunima Lal, Principal, Women’s College and Mrs Rizwana Ali also graced the occasion.

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