GUWAHATI, Sept 8: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), in line with Paathya, a framework to drive its sustainability and social impact measures, is further strengthening its commitment to skill building to create employability for the deserving and marginalised.
Speaking on the occasion, Gaurav Pokhariyal, executive vice president – Human Resource, IHCL, said, “With the industry landscape ripe for skilled individuals to foray into and make a contribution, our knowledge partnership with the skill centers will offer training to bridge the employability gap. The capability-building will allow for a much larger indirect impact through these partnerships, especially focused on socially and economically backward communities and tribal groups.”
Further, IHCL has introduced a multi-level skill center in Bhubaneswar, Orissa in partnership with TATA Strive, where students pursue courses in food and beverage service with on-the-job training at Vivanta Bhubaneswar. The Don Bosco Tech skill center in Rangajan, Assam offers skilling courses to unemployed youth from both Assam and Nagaland. The hospitality skill center in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh in partnership with Tata Strive and CII offers a comprehensive entrepreneurship course in cooking and baking.