|Tourism to be a Major Source of Employment-Subodh Kant Institute of Hotel Management Pusa Completes Fifty Years|
Union tourism Minister Shri Subodh Kant Sahai has said that tourism will be a major source of employment in the years to come. Addressing the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, Pusain New Delhi today, he said while the agriculture sector provides jobs to 45 people per lakh, tourism provides employment to 78 people per lakh as per a Planning Commission finding. Shri Sahai said"
Complementing the faculty and the staff of the institute the Minister expressed the hope that it will continue to shine in the years to come. The Minister felicitated distinguished alumni and Former Principals on the occasion. The Institute has organized a number of workshops, seminars and conferences at National and International levels to commemorate the Golden Jubilee Year 2011-12.
The institute was setup in 1962 as an autonomous registered society under the aegis of Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. The Institute was started in the barracks in the Pusa complex in 1962 and shifted to the existing campus in 1967-68.The Institute was transferred from Ministry of Agriculture to Ministry of Tourism in 1982.Affiliation from National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology was accorded in 1986.
The Institute started training programmes of Hunar Se Rozgar under Capacity Building Service Providers Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in 2010.Training Programmes of “National Skill Certification” under Capacity Building Service Providers Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India were started in 2010. Presently the institute is conducting four training programmes of “Hunar Se Rozgar” and two training programmes of “National Skill Certification” and has trained 944 persons in Hunar Se Rozgar and 3480 persons in National Skill Certification.
The Institute has trained faculty and hotel executives from