THSC leadership meets with MSD Minister Jayant Chaudhary

The Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (THSC) leaders met with Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Jayant Chaudhary, to discuss enhancing youth employment through skill development in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

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THSC leadership meets with MSD Minister Jayant Chaudhary

The top leadership of the Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (THSC) recently met the Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Jayant Chaudhary and had a discussion focussed on the expansive opportunities within the tourism and hospitality sectors and the pivotal role of skill development in creating meaningful employment for the youth.

The delegation included THSC Chairperson Jyoti Mayal, CEO Rajan Bahadur, and Vivek Shandilya. Minister Chaudhary highlighted the potential within tourism and hospitality and stressed the importance of skilling initiatives to empower youth, helping them secure rewarding jobs.

Jyoti Mayal and Rajan Bahadur outlined various initiatives undertaken by THSC in collaboration with the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), the National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET), and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). They detailed key programs such as the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Pradhan Mantri Vishwakarma Kaushal Samman (PMVK), and the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) under the RTD framework, aimed at strengthening skill development in tourism and hospitality.

Rajan Bahadur, CEO of THSC, stated, “Our commitment to enhancing the skill sets of the youth aligns with the national agenda of skilling India. Through our initiatives, we aim to create a robust ecosystem that not only supports the industry’s growth but also ensures that the youth are equipped with the necessary skills to thrive in the dynamic environment of tourism and hospitality.”

The meeting underscored the collaborative efforts between the government and THSC to foster a skilled workforce, contributing to the nation's economic growth and development.

Established in 2014, THSC is an apex body for vocational education and skill development in India, focusing on tourism and hospitality. Since its inception, THSC has enrolled over 1.5 million individuals and successfully certified over a million youth. With a network of over 600 institutes, 100 colleges, and 2000 industry members, THSC’s vision is to create a robust, industry-aligned skilling ecosystem, promoting the tourism and hospitality sector and providing millions with respectable employment opportunities to meet customer needs.