Sep 8: The public sector hospitality major, India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) is partnering the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to train the wards of CISF personnel under “Hunar se Rozgar Scheme”, a skill development programme sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism. The scheme is being implemented through the Ashok Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management (AIH&TM), the public sector hospitality training institute under ITDC.
Appreciating role and Importance of ITDC in promoting tourism and related services in India O P Singh, Director General, CISF said, “CISF is committed towards the welfare of its personnel and their families. The partnership with AIH&TM is a step in this direction”. He further added that “In the coming months, more and more CISF wards will be enrolled for other courses run by AIH&TM. The force is making all efforts to achieve the goal of SKILL INDIA by ensuring active partnership with various ministries and organization’’.
“The tourism and hospitality sector is one of the fastest growing sector not only in India but in global economy also. ITDC is playing an active role in growth and development of Indian tourism and hospitality sector. We are thankful to ITDC and AIT&HM for their support and cooperation in making the wards of CISF skilled. I am sure that in coming months there will be more such productive and gainful engagements,” Singh added.
According to Piyush Tiwari, Director (Commercial and Marketing) ITDC, said “ITDC is grateful to CISF for their faith in ITDC’s expertise in hospitality training and management. The talented team at AIH&TM has trained more than 15,000 candidates under Hunar Se Rozgar scheme through its hotels and industry partners. The students are well placed in Hospitality Sector. We are sure that this collaboration of ITDC and CISF is going to impart employable skills to these young wards of CISF personnel who are aspiring to join the relevant sector soon. Our faculty at AIHTM will make sure that they have best of the training in the best suited atmosphere”.
At the completion of the course, an assessment will be carried out, and students with a minimum of 80% attendance will get the benefit of stipend and certification. Placement assistance will also be provided by AIH&TM, it said.