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The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) Reaffirms its Commitment to Empower Youth this World Youth Skills Day

Bridging the skill and employability gap for over a decade

In the picture - A Batch of Students in Bangalore at their Certification Ceremony

Mumbai, July 12, 2018: The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has championed the cause of skilling less privileged youth in India to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Since 2007, IHCL's Building Livelihoods Programme has trained and certified over 20,000 youth who have dropped out from schools from identified remote areas, urban slums and tribal belts in association with Industrial Training Institutes, Non-Governmental Organizations, TISS School of Vocational Education and Tata Strive amongst others.

In line with its ethos of community building and development, IHCL along with Tata Strive currently runs fourteen skill centers across India. A large number of these skill training efforts have been in Housekeeping, Food & Beverage Services, Spa, Kitchen and Bakery trades and are structured as practical short courses with in-built on-the-job exposure, training in soft skills and basic spoken English.

Through the Programme, the company continues to build a quality talent pipeline for the hospitality industry with an aim to develop and support deserving youth and their families in the country. Over 85% of these trained youth secure immediate job placements in the hotel and service industry.

The trained youth are awarded professional certification on completion of the courses in association with the programme partners and Tourism Sector Skills Council.

Interested youth may call on 1800-419-2112 to enquire about the vocational training programmes run in collaboration with Tata Strive.

About The Indian Hotels Company Limited

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries, bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel - the Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL has a portfolio of 165 hotels including 20 under development globally across 4 continents, 12 countries and in over 80 locations. 

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is amongst South Asia’s largest Indian hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.

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