India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) hospitality major under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India has joined hands with 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, through the Ashok Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management, one of the premier PSU Hospitality Training Institutes of the country under ITDC.
The first training batch on “Food Production” for 31 wards of CISF Personnel was inaugurated by OP Singh, IPS, Director General, CISF and Piyush Tiwari, Director (Commercial and Marketing), ITDC, along with Sudha Chandra, Principal, AIHTM and General Manager, HRD ITDC and Neelam Singh, President, Sanrakshika at Samrat Hotel, New Delhi on September 6, 2017.
Other senior officials from ITDC and CISF were also present during the function.
Appreciating role and Importance of ITDC in promoting tourism and related services in India, OP 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 said.
Speaking on inauguration function held at Hotel Samrat, 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."