July 22, 2024

IHCL JOINS FORCES WITH TATA STRIVE TO ESTABLISH A SKILL CENTRE AT UMAID BHAWAN PALACE, JODHPUR

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MUMBAI, JUNE 16, 2023: Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, announces its partnership with Tata STRIVE for a hospitality-focused skill centre at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, aimed at nurturing talent from economically weaker and socially disadvantaged local communities.

Mr. Gaurav Pokhariyal, Executive Vice President – Human Resources, IHCL said, “This initiative is in line with IHCL’s ESG + framework of Paathya to build a talent pool for the hospitality industry, and marks the seventeenth such centre operational in the country. Rajasthan has a very strong growth potential in the tourism sector. We are delighted to partner with Tata STRIVE for the skill centre in Jodhpur which will offer skill-building programs to deserving youth and also contribute to the overall growth of the industry.”

The first batch with 20 students is being trained in a four-month long Food and Beverage course. The course module is designed by IHCL as a knowledge partner and is aligned to NSDC – National Skill Development Corporation with Tata STRIVE as implementation partner. Under the skill development initiative, Tata Strive also offers a soft-skills program Youth Development Module integrated with domain content.

This collaboration with Tata STRIVE represents a significant step forward in IHCL’s mission to contribute to the skill development and upliftment of individuals from economically weaker backgrounds.