IHCL JOINS FORCES WITH AMBUJA FOUNDATION(ACF) AND AU FOUNDATION TO ESTABLISH THE SKILL CENTRE AT JAI MAHAL PALACE, JAIPUR
STUDENTS FROM THE FIRST BATCH OF THE JAI MAHAL PALACE, JAIPUR SKILLING CENTRE
JAIPUR, DECEMBER 23, 2022: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, announced its partnership for a specialised skill centre at Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur in partnership with Ambuja Foundation (ACF) and AU Foundation
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ashok Rathore, Area Director - Jaipur and Ajmer, IHCL and General Manager, Rambagh Palace, Jaipur said, “This partnership is in line with IHCL’s vision of building the talent pool for the industry. Skill building is one of the key initiatives of the company’s ESG + framework of Paathya. We look forward to a long-term association with all our partners towards nurturing the hospitality leaders of tomorrow.”
The Skill Centre has currently undertaken entry -level training for two batches in Food & Beverage Service and Front Office. By 2024, the facility is expected to train at least 350 trainees to be job-ready and assist them in acquiring employment within IHCL and in the hospitality industry.
Mr. Manoj Agarwal, General Manager, Ambuja Foundation(ACF), cited, “We are delighted to be associated with the trailblazers of the hospitality industry and look forward to positively impacting the lives of the less fortunate who are going to be the leaders of tomorrow.”
This partnership brings on board IHCL as the knowledge partner, AU Foundation supporting it financially and Ambuja Foundation(ACF) as implementing partner for this unique initiative to train the youth in the live working environment at Jai Mahal Palace Jaipur.
For more about Paathya and its initiatives, please visit here.
About The Indian Hotels Company Limited
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. These include Taj – the iconic brand for the most discerning travellers and ranked as the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand and India’s Strongest Brand as per Brand Finance Hotels 50 Report 2022 and India 100 Report 2022, respectively; SeleQtions, a named collection of hotels; Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels; and Ginger, which is revolutionising the lean luxe segment.
Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel - The Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL has a portfolio of 250 hotels including 65 under development globally across 4 continents, 11 countries and in over 100 locations. The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is India’s largest hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.