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A seminar on Where Are The IT Jobs was conducted on July 25 at ASM Institute of Professional Studies,in Pimpri.

Know IT jobs
A seminar on Where Are The IT Jobs was conducted on July 25 at ASM Institute of Professional Studies,in Pimpri. The seminar observed a participation of more than 350 students. The students were briefed on the different ways in which they can beat the current market trend and can alight themselves with a job in the IT sector. The speakers who conversed their views on the occasion were Angela Burgess,executive director,IEEE Computer Society USA, Dilip Tikle,dean,Academics at the Global Talent Track,and Deepak Shikarpur,chairman,Board Of Studies,IT Management.

Film appreciation workshop
In association with Sony Pix,Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication is organising a workshop on Film Appreciation today at 6pm. Hollywood movie critics Neha Sareen and Ira Dubey will conduct the workshop. The workshop will start with a discussion at 6pm,which will then be followed by a screening that will be held at 6:45pm at the Lavle campus.

Distance learning made easy
Indira Group of Institutes launched Indira International Distance Academy (IIDEA) inaugurated by Professor Om Prakash Mishra,pro vice chancellor,Indira Universe Campus,Wakad. It is one of the first organisations to offer postgraduate programmes in management courses approved by AICTE,UGC ands DEC which can provide education through distance and online learning. These post graduate programmes at IIDEA offer specialisation courses in marketing,HR,finance,systems and insurance. The programmes at IIDEA would be full credit courses for duration of two years. Graduates from any stream with a minimum of 45 per cent are eligible for the course.

Scholarship for women
With an intention to support the dreams of young women,Hindustan Lever is announcing a scholarship for women empowerment. The scholarship will be bestowed on young promising girls who have the commitment to achieve their dreams. The scholarship aims at funding young deserving girls from across the country,for their graduation,post graduation and PhD studies. Women with a minimum of 60 per cent in standard 10 and 12 will be eligible for the scholarship. Women can download as well as submit the applications online at The last date for the submission of the form is August 17. Govind Rajan,general manager,Skincare HUL said that they welcome and encourage young aspirants to apply for these scholarships.

Youth action project awards
Center for Youth Development and Activities is rewarding the youth who are determined to bring some social change through social action programmes across college campuses by announcing Youth Action Projects Awards this year. Individuals with the most innovative social action projects will be rewarded with Rs 10,000 by CDA. For being eligible the youth must be from the city in the age group from 17-25 years of age and have demonstrated commitment in the field of social action. The award will be given to a group of four members who have been conducting social programmes for a period of four to six months and who have an outreach to at least 50 young individuals. The criteria for the ideal candidate CYDA is looking for are good leaders who are willing to learn,discuss ideas with other members of the group,and who are efficiently able to resolve conflicts. The last date for receiving the applications is August 12. The awards will be announced on August 29.