SHRU’S B.Vocational Culinary Management first semester trainees, and few faculty members, participated in the celebration of ‘International Tourism Day’ at Pilibit Tourism House, Haridwar.
The gathering learnt how SRHU is proactively working for the implementation of ‘Home Stay Projects’ in far flung areas, to enable rural youth to operate home stays and offer hospitality services to tourist visiting their villages or towns in Uttarakhand.
Chancellor SHRU, Dr Vijay Dhasmana addressed the youngsters online and highlighted the significance not only of ‘Religious Tourism’ but also other forms of tourism, to bolster the state economic scenario. He especially focussed on ‘Wellness Tourism,’ and further explained how the University is already contributing through ‘Home Stay Projects’ and empowering the youth of Uttarakhand as a matter of social commitment.
Lauding the efforts of SRHU, Amit Kumar, GM-Taj, Pilibhit House,Haridwar stated that the chief focus was collaboration amongst academic institutions, universities, colleges ,industry and government agencies for development of skilled manpower and hospitality infrastructure in the state of Uttarakhand.
The participants at the event included Amit Kumar Thakur, GM,Taj; Kiran Bhatt – HR Manager Taj, Pilibhit House; Ramesh Petwal – State Head – Learnet Skills; Home Stay trainees being supported by SRHU University and B.Voc Trainees in exposure visit to the event.
Faculty members from SRHU that participated in the event included Sanjeev Binjola, Akshay Thapliyal and Shardul Thakur.