AMP’s ambitious plans unveiled for 2021 at its National Executive Meet to impact thousands of lives across the Country!

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Mumbai, January 15, 2021: Association of Mumbai Professionals (AMP), a non-profit working globally for the upliftment of Indians, held its National Executive Meet (NEM) on January 9 online with over 200 Leaders & Members in attendance from all over the Country & Abroad.

This meeting was organised to conduct a review of the Organisations’ achievements during 2020 and to plan the activities and projects for 2021. The gathering consisting of AMP’s Leadership Team, State Heads, Chapter Heads – National and International and select Guests deliberated on how to ensure young professionals take up Community Building and Nation Building.

The Chief Guest for the day, Moulana Md. Wali Rahmani Sahab, Founder – Rahmani 30 & Gen. Sec. – All India Muslim Personal Law Board congratulated and appreciated AMP’s solid work down the years advised the participants that while working as a team, there may be differences of opinion but our personal ego should not come in the way and spoil the successes achieved. He further added that mot just the underprivileged but even well-off people needed guidance about the Education of their children and we need to tackle the poverty of Knowledge too.

Aamir Edresy, President-AMP, while welcoming the participants said “2020 has been a very challenging year all over the World and AMP was no exception. However, we took the challenge head-on and inspite of the pandemic achieved great success. Our online programmes reached many College Students and Young Professionals helping them secure jobs and grow in their respective fields. Our new crowd-funding platform- IndiaZakat.com achieved great success and helped more than 500 families through 5000 Donors, raising more than 1.6 Crores.”

The next session was on the Achievements of AMP in the year 2020 by Asad Khan, a Telecom Professional and AMP National Co-ordination Team (NCT) Member. He went on to highlight the various new projects launched during the year like IndiaZakat.com, TheIndiaMentors.com and Ampowerjobs.com, projects which have the potential to transform the Community. He also spoke of the previous projects like AMP’s School Development Programmes, Career Guidance Seminars, Employability Training Programmes, Online Job Fairs, Job Drives and Skill Training Programmes. He also went on to mention how AMP’s WebTalk & Webinars have helped students as well as professionals around the Country and Abroad.

Subsequent to this there were presentations by AMP State Teams and Project Teams who highlighted their activities, achievements and plans for the next year. These were by the upcoming State Teams in the Country and the various Project Teams like Employment Assistance Cell (EAC), IndiaZakat.com (IZC), TheIndiaMentors.com (TIM) and Ampowerjobs.com (AJC) and certain initiatives like NGO Connect, Scholarship Guidance centres and Campus Ambassadors.

After this Razak Shaikh, Mutual Fund industry professional and Head – AMP Projects, elaborated on the Plans for the year 2021, which intend to take AMP’s work in Education & Empowerment across to the masses. He said to the participants “To ensure that we benefit the needy and underprivileged to the maximum extent possible, each one of us has to work on one project at a time for the entire year to make a difference.”

Edresy in his concluding remarks reiterated that to make an impact on the society and the Nation, we need to be focused and consistent. We do not have change our tracks midway but stick to the path and goals set. He said activities like NGO-Connect and Campus Ambassadors have got the potential to transform the community and our Nation.

He also appealed to the participants and all the AMP Members & Volunteers to contribute generously to AMP Angel Fund as through a small contribution of Rs. 2000 or more they could help in running AMP back office and thus support all the various activities in AMP Chapters world over.

After this, the participants were treated to AMP Annual Performance Awards by Iftekhar Bidkar, Marketing Research professional & Head EAC projects. Close to 40 Leaders & Volunteers were honoured with awards for their performances and contributions in AMP Growth including Special Awards, Top-Performer Awards, Face of the Year, Emerging & Exemplary Leaders and Best Employee of the year Awards. (More details will be shared in next mail).

Soheb Selia, Entrepreneur and AMP General Secretary said “In 2020 due to the pandemic and most of the activities done online, we were able to manage with the limited funds which were collected in Angel Funds last year. With various challenges in front of us and new projects launched we need more personnel at our AMP back office, hence I appeal all at AMP to contribute generously to AMP Angel Fund 2021”.

The Meeting ended on a positive note with all the award winners and participants pledging to take the wonderful work done by AMP in the Community and the Society further helping in Nation’s Development.

Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) is a Platform for all Muslim professionals and volunteers to share their knowledge, intellect, experience and skills for the overall development of the Society at large. AMP will shortly be completing 13 years of existence, working in domains of Education & Economic Empowerment.

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