The Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management (DTHM), Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) (a NAAC A++ accredited central university) started “HUNAR SE ROZGAR TAK” (HSRT) Programme, an initiative by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, with a inaugural function on 1st July,2022. The purpose of the programme is to create employable skills amongst youth and will help students in upgrading the skills relevant to the hospitality and tourism sector in the country.
DTHM, JMI has provided a comprehensive platform to the students who have no career options as such but have dreams in their eyes to be skilful and eventually employable. The department has organized various training programmes in the hospitality trade sector such as in (1) Food production, (2) Food & Beverage Services & (3) Skill Testing and Certification Programme and many more to start in the near future whereas this year the HSRT Programme will be organised to train students for Front Office Associates.
The inaugural ceremony took its shape with the welcome address of Dr. Sarah Hussain, HoD, DTHM,JMI . She said that HSRT was launched by the Ministry of Tourism in the year 2009-10 and it will play a prominent part in the life of all the attendees. She assured students who have enrolled for this program that they will certainly have bright prospects in the hospitality industry. She further said that this program will serve as a powerful means of their career progression in near future.
The Chief Guest of the inaugural function JMI Registrar Prof. Nazim Husain Jafri congratulated the department for organizing a comprehensive, well thought-out and extremely relevant training programme. Prof. Ibraheem, Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Technology,JMI was the Guest of Honour of the function.
At last, the programme was formally introduced by Prof. Nimit Chowdhary, DTHM, JMI who posited that HSRT is a fruitful and meaningful training which will assist the students in honing their professional skills and grabbing job opportunities in the industry.