Senior Congress leader and General Secretary, AICC, Mr. Digvijay Singh paid a special visit to The Siasat Daily on Tuesday. Mr. Zaheeruddin Ali Khan, Managing Editor, and Mr. Amer Ali Khan, News Editor, apprised Mr. Digvijay Singh various welfare activities Siasat Urdu Daily has been offering. He told him that Siasat Urdu Daily has been concentrating on the educational development of Muslims community.
After inspecting various welfare programs run by Siasat Urdu Daily, Mr. Digvijay Singh expressed his views through Deccan Radio that these activities are the need of the hour.
He also told that if a newspaper can implement such activities, it is a challenge for other media. He expressed his good wishes and prayed for prosperity and communal harmony.
A Helpline has been started by Siasat Urdu Daily to offer guidance to the Muslim youths in seeking employment. Mr. Singh expected that such activities would benefit the candidates in the State. He interacted with youths who had come over here for seeking guidance for employment and asked them about their future plan.
The candidates who were applying for study abroad scholarship apprised Mr. Digvijay Singh of the difficulties in getting this scholarship. The other candidates applauded the career guidance service and other facilities provided by Siasat Urdu Daily.
Mr. Singh applauded the services offered by career guidance and awareness schemes through Siasat Helpline. He said these programs are helpful in creating awareness about the Govt. scheme. It is difficult matter to spend the amounts allotted in the budget for welfare scheme. He felt happy that on account of awareness programs, more beneficiaries are contacting Siasat Urdu Daily.
Mr. Digvijay Singh applauded the computer training programmes being run by Siasat for Minority Students. He was told about various job oriented courses run for nominal cost.
Mr. Digvijay Singh surprised to know that Siasat Urdu Daily has been helping the students belonging to Bihar, West Bengal, UP, Assam, Jharkhand and other states in getting admissions in the Engineering Colleges of Telangana State, he expressed his wonder that is it possible?
Mr. Digvijay Singh applauded the use of funds generated out of the sale of waste newspapers and their usage for the welfare of the poor. Steps are being taken to make Muslim marriages simpler.
Mr. Singh inspected calligraphy section and applauded the efforts taken by Siasat Urdu Daily in revitalizing the art of calligraphy.
Summing up the visit Mr. Digvijay Singh reached Siasat Matrimonial section. Mr. Zaheeruddin Ali Khan apprised him of matrimonial activities and how this section is benefiting Muslim parents in finding alliances for their loved once. Mr. Khan told him that Siasat is working on making the marriages simpler.