By Moin Qazi
Nagpur: An “Information and Guidance Centre” was inaugurated in the Jafar Nagar area of West Nagpur on August 15, by Syed Faiyaz Hussain, Chairman, Dulocos Conveyors and Moulds Pvt. Ltd. S W Naqwi, Ex-Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and M.I. Shaikh Rtd. Executive Director of Irrigation Department, government officials and NGO representatives were present on the occasion.
Explaining the concept, Abdul Rauf Shaikh, Retired Dy. Commissioner and Chief Coordinator of the Program said that there was a long standing need felt by students, from the under privileged sections for a permanent “Single Window Guidance and Facilitation Centre” in the city, which they could approach for guidance on government schemes, private and govt. scholarships, career opportunities through UPSC/ MPSC and other competitive examinations as well as self employment opportunities, through skill development, training and jobs.
The Afroz Jahan Memorial Trust, Amraoti, is a philanthropic partner in this project. It is providing both financial and infrastructural support.
The Centre is located at Raza Apartment, Opposite Masjid Walidain, Rajaram Layout, Near Shyam Lawn, Jafar Nagar, Nagpur.
The Centre will be open from 11 am to 2pm, and from 6 to 9 pm in the evening, where retired personnel from various sectors would be providing guidance.