Education fair for schools and college students was inaugurated on Saturday, in Juhapura. The main aim of the fair is to spread awareness about the education among the young people especially, of the Muslim community.
This fair was also organized by the members of the Muslim community which received a good support from other businesses as well. Apart from the students in Muslim community in Ahmedabad, students from other parts of the state such as Visnagar, Himmatnagar and Mehsana among others — participated in the education fair.
Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Gujarat's education minister, was also present at the event. One of the organizing member, Karim Lakhani said, "the focus of the event was on spreading awareness about education among members of the Muslim community. But it is not limited to a given community and people from other communities also attended the event".
"Events like these will help students make an informed choice about their career, and understand government and non-government scholarship schemes available to them," Lakhani said.
Various institutes such as schools, foreign education training institutes and NGOs participated in the event with the sole aim of spreading awareness about the education among the youth of the nation.
Youth, who attended the fair seems happy and satisfied. "This is the first time that such an event has been organized here. I got to know about the opportunities available for foreign education which I wouldn't have known otherwise," said Faizal Qadri, a resident of Sarkhej.