Monthly Archives: June 2012
A roundup of some great Parsi / Irani restaurants of Mumbai
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From a very young age Benafsha Rabbani loved to travel and see different places. She was absolutely certain that when she grew up she wanted to do something in the travel industry. Keeping this in mind although she studied to graduate – like most youngsters do – alongside she also studied for her IATA exams.
In September 2010 she passed with distinction her IATA/UFTAA Foundation and EBT Course for which she got a commendation letter from IATA – as the “Best performance in your market for the September 2010 exam”.
In March 2012 she successfully completed her IATA Stepping into Management Course –with Distinction again – and IATA have acknowledged her as “the Student with best performance in your Country” for this exam.
In June she further completed 10 modules of Harvard ManageMentor securing the IATA-Harvard Diploma in Leadership and Management with speciality in Travel and Tourism.
Benafsha currently assists her Dad at his travel agency and no doubt is a bonus to his business. She has made her parents Shahbehram and Ruxana very proud. Her cousins and friends too are very proud of her achievements and the whole family wishes her the very best in her future. May Ahura Mazda be with her and guide her in her quest to doing better in the field she has chosen to be.
The Maharashtra Government has reserved 70% seats at select polytechnics for constitutionally recognized minorities i.e. Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists and Parsis. The seats have been reserved in the second shift diploma engineering courses at seven government polytechnics in six districts – two in Mumbai and one each in Yavatmal, Nanded, Thane, Jalgaon and Solapur. The remaining 30% seats will be for general category and other backward classes.
“70% seats for Religious Minority Students belonging to Muslim, Buddhist, Christian, Sikh, Parsi and Jain community and 30% seats for general & backward class category candidates are reserved in selected Second shift Courses for Religious Minority Students in Government polytechnics,” says the government notification issued by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State.
According to the Rules for Admission to First Year of Post SSC Diploma Courses in Engineering /Technology in Government, Government Aided & Un-Aided Polytechnics in Maharashtra State For the academic year 2012-13, formulated by the directorate, all the seats will be filled through Centralized Admission Process (CAP) at state level.
With this quota, for each course with sanctioned intake of 60, 70% seats (42) will be reserved for religious minority candidates as indicated in the following table, 30 % seats shall be available to all other general candidates and shall be filled as per the existing rules of the admission process.
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