EH STAFF – New Delhi
According to the Annual Report of the ministry of tourism for the year 2012-13 that was released in New Delhi recently, the ministry has decided to bring hospitality education into the mainstream through government vocational schools, Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), polytechnic institutes, government colleges, universities and Public Sector Undertakings.
Central assistance will be available to all institutions. The assistance can be utilised for creation of infrastructure necessary for the conduct of courses/training. Under the policy of broad-basing of hospitality education, grants have so far been provided to 31 ITIs, seven degree colleges, four polytechnics, 26 schools and 15 universities to start new hospitality courses.