ITANAGAR: Department of Tourism, HRD wing on Friday organized a day-long tourism workshop on scopes and opportunities for various stakeholders here at the State Food Craft Institute. In his address to the gathering, Captain Amit Singh, director in-charge of Dirang-based National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (NIMAS) highlighted the scopes of mountaineering and adventure activities in the state.
He said that the State having numerous mountains and rivers can provide employment opportunities to the unemployed youths if properly tapped. Singh also informed that the institute is ready to provide courses to those youths who are interested in adventure activities like mountaineering, rafting, paragliding, rock climbing, etc.
Sanjay Aditya Singh, Chairman Jett Wings Group of Institutes focussed on use and importance of information and technology in developing tourism in the State. He also stressed on involving the community in making tourism successful.
“Tourism is an important sector over the world which needs to be adopted by the people and community as a whole”, Aditya said.
Bikram Sen, faculty of IHM Guwahati, highlighted about the scopes of hospitality and hotel management in the northeast. He said various courses will be undertaken by IHM through department of tourist for the interested students from the State.
Chandan Jyoti Bezbora from Food Craft Institute, Nagaon said the institute is ready to provide diploma courses in food production, food & beverages service, front office, housekeeping to the youths and give placement to them after the completion of their respective courses.
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