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IHCL reaffirms its commitment to give back to the Industry and Society

World Tourism Day | IHCL reaffirms its commitment to give back to the Industry and Society
The travel and tourism has gone beyond from just being attractive destinations to being an important economic growth contributor and remains integral to any nation’s prosperity. Ahead of World Tourism Day (27th September), The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, takes pride in its steadfast commitment to the growth of the industry. Appended are some key areas where IHCL has been instrumental in creating and enabling employment, supporting livelihood or handholding and supporting socially backward communities. Also, enclosed is a detailed release and an image for your immediate reference.

  • Since 2007, IHCL‘s Building Livelihoods Programme has directly trained and certified over 30,000 youth who have dropped out from schools from identified remote areas, urban slums and tribal belts in association with State Industrial Training Institutes, Non-Governmental Organizations, TISS School of Vocational Education and Tata Strive amongst others
  • IHCL currently runs 14 Skill Development Centers in partnership with Tata Strive to anchor capability-building; thereby creating a much larger indirect impact through training faculties and by supporting several other vocational training institutes through this partnership in regions such as J&K, the North-East, UP, and so on
  • The company also offers a three-years Bachelors in Vocational Education Programme in partnership with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences at 15 of its hotels across Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata and Goa
  • Committed to the ethos of Tata Affirmative ActionIHCL also focuses on enabling employability and entrepreneurial opportunities for socially backward communities and tribal groups through its CSR and business supply chain. The company, through its brands and businesses procures goods and services from social impact enterprises and artisans across several destinations supporting over 1000 families and 100 artisans’ livelihoods.

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