Skill dev. training prog. for youth by India Tourism gets underway

Port Blair
16 Jul 2018

A six-day hospitality training programme, under Hunar Se Rozgaar scheme, to train youngsters working in the hospitality sector, organized by India Tourism, Port Blair, got underway at Fortune Resort Bay Island here on Monday. About 50 trainees working in various hotels in these islands will undergo training, which will focus on the housekeeping aspect of hospitality. The purpose of the training under Hunar Se Rozgaar Scheme is to impart necessary skills to youth, working in different areas of Hospitality Operations like, House Keeping, Food Production, Front office, Food & Beverage services and extending services to the guests.
On the occasion, Mr Y Neelakantham, Assistant Director, India Tourism, Port Blair, welcomed the Trainees and briefed them about the Training Programme. Professionals from Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata, Professor Debasis Das, and Asst. Professor Ravi Raj Asst. Professor, interacted with the participants. They will be responsible for imparting necessary training and skills to the participants. Mr. Virender Thapa, General Manager, Fortune Resort Bay Island, Port Blair was also present on the occasion. In coming days, India Tourism, Port Blair plans to organize many such training programs in different parts of the Isles. During the training, the participants will be sensitized about all the aspects of Housekeeping for effective delivery of services to the customers and for better interaction with them to give a feeling of ‘home away from home’. The trainees will also get a Certificate and Stipend at the end of the Training from Ministry of Tourism.  (PIB Port Blair)