State Institute of Hotel Managment Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Raipur, (C.G)
As Chhattisgarh State is one of the fastest growing States, where the hospitality industry is rising gradually and the requirement of skilled manpower is increasing so that, the industry could deliver the best service. With this concern, the demand for local manpower has amplified. Hence, from the Hotel Management Institute, Government is giving the opportunity to enhance and develop the skills of the student which will help the mankind and the industry to grow.
Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition is the first state-owned Hotel Management Institute built at Uparwara village in Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
The campus of the Institute is developed on 04.23 Hectare i.e 10.45 Acres area. “The State Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition (SIHM), Raipur Chhattisgarh was established in 6th June 2006, which functions under the Department of Tourism Government of Chhattisgarh.
The Institute will offer knowledge and skills in all aspects of hospitality management. The Institute initially would be offering three-year Degree Course (B.Sc in Hotel Management) and short-term certification courses (Housekeeping and Cookery) each on various aspects of hospitality management.
The students desirous of seeking admission in the Institute would have to appear in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted by National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT).
MoU Between IGNOU And NCHMCT To Run Collaborative
B.Sc. And M.Sc. Degree Programs In Hospitality Education
The hospitality students possessing Degree in Hospitality by, the National Council for Hotel Management – NCHMCT has collaborate with Indira Gandhi National Open University IGNOU by signing the MoU for its 3-year B.Sc. and 2-year M.Sc. The collaboration between the two national bodies began in 2002 and is for the benefit of the student community, especially for those who wish to pursue higher education in India and abroad. The IGNOU, established through an Act of Parliament in 1985, provides higher education for continual professional development through open and Distance Learning, having a large network of regional and overseas Centers. The NCHMCT is a society registered under the Societies Registration Act and is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India pioneering hospitality education in the country and also having a large network of affiliated Institutes of Hotel Management that provide bulk of the trained manpower required for the hospitality sector in the country. Through the collaborative arrangement, students pursue five theory subjects offered by IGNOU and thirty-four subjects taught through full-time institute laboratory and classroom learning in the various operational aspects of hospitality, to qualify for a 3-year B.Sc. Degree which is issued by IGNOU. The IGNOU representatives are also involved during the Joint-Entrance Examination JEE conducted by the National Council for Hotel Management on an All India basis.
ESTABLISHMENT OF IHM- RAIPUR
Declaration of establishment of IHM, Raipur C.G. by the Hon’ble Finance Minister of India in his Budget Speech.
Sanction of IHM, Raipur vides letter no. 62(1)/2003/HRD dated 29 Dec 2006 by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
IHM, Raipur Registered as a Society vide letter no. C.G.1418 dated 06 June 2006.
Formation of Governing Body vide letter no. F-2/33/2006 dated 04 July 2006.
On 03 July 2009 4.23 Hectare of land is provided by NRDA for IHM, Campus.
IHM Raipur Building is under construction and at present administration office is operated in the campus.
The aim of the Institute is to provide the right environment and inputs to the aspiring hoteliers who would be able to measure up to the exacting and ever rising standards of the Hospitality Industry in India. The Institute seeks to impart the best knowledge and skills into the students and to cater to the workforce requirement of the Hospitality Industry.
To disseminate the quality knowledge, appropriate attitude and perfect professional skills to its students and groom them as per the need of the Hospitality Industry.
To train the youth of Chhattisgarh and other States in the field of Hospitality Industry and provide them employment in Hotels, Restaurants-Bars, Institutional Catering, Industrial catering etc. Hence, it will help in generation of direct, indirect employment opportunity and self entrepreneurship to skilled manpower/human resource to the growing Hotel and Tourism Industry of India