Hunar Se Rozgar Programme
The Ministry of Tourism has launched a Skill Development Programme with an emphasis on the employability of the skills acquired. Hunar Se RozgarProgramme was started on 19th June 2009 and it is conducted by the Institute of Hotel Management, Gangtok.
The following courses conducted at IHM,Gangtok will be offered :
- 8th week full time course in Food Production.
- 6thweek full time course in Food & Beverage Service.
- 6th week full time course in Housekeeping Utility.
- 8th week full time course in Bakery and Patisserie.
The minimum qualification for admission is 8th Class pass.
The documents to be submitted at the time of admission:
- Passport size – 2 nos.
- Attested Photocopy (One Set) Of:
- Pass Certificate of Last Examination Pass.
- Age Proof – Birth Certificate.
- Caste Certificate.
- Admit Card for Class X.
- Mark Sheets.
Hunar Se Rozgar acquired subject to the following specific guidelines:
1. Target Group
The candidate should be at the age of 18 to 28 years.
2. Intake and selection
A class will have a minimum of 25 trainees and a maximum of 30. However, the programme will have an inclusive nature. In case the number of eligible candidates exceeds the requirement of a batch and there is a requirement of additional batches, the Institute will concurrently or in phases run more batches depending on its institutional capacity. In case of phasing the scheduling of candidates between batches will be on first-cum-first admitted basis.
3. Minimum Target
Each implementing Institute will conduct the Programme at least two times in a year and each programme will consist of two courses – one on Food Beverage service and the other on Food Production.
The implementing Institutes will publicize the programme by inserting advertisement in the newspaper and also putting it on its respective websites. The Institutes will also publicize the programme to the trade associations, State tourism corporations and vyapaarmandals through interaction/workshop etc. Talks on TV/Radio channels may also be arranged.
The Institute will use regular faculty for the Programme to the extent possible. The additional requirement will be met by engaging guest faculty as per prevalent guidelines.
6. Application Fees
There will be no application or course fees chargeable to the applicant eventual trainee.
A trainee with a minimum attendance of 90% will be paid lumpsum stipend of Rs 1,500/- in respect of Food Beverages course and Rs 2,000/- in respect of Food Production course. The stipend will be paid in two equal installments – first one in the middle of the Programme and the other at its conclusion.
The trainees with minimum attendance of 90% will be required to appear in and end of the course test and those test and those pass it successfully will be awarded joint certificate of the NCHMCT/Institute concerned. For the purpose of this test, there will be internal and one external examiner- the latter will be drawn from a panel that the NCHMCT will firm up. The Principal will have the discretion for the reasons to be recorded to relax the attendance norm by 10% for the purpose of stipend and appearance in test.
9. Funding of the Programme
The Program will be funded under the MoT’s Scheme of Capacity Building for Service Providers under SuoMotu Initiatives.
10. Employment facilitation
The MoT and the implementing Institute will be make conscious effort to facilitate employment of the pass-outfrom this Programme. Possibilities will also be explored for their employment at Mega Tourist Destinations. Efforts will also be made to organize campus recruitments by the stake holders in the Trade.