OYO Rooms announces MoU with Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council (THSC)

OYO Rooms announces MoU with Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council (THSC)

Plans to train nearly 3 lakh workers across 150 cities in the next three years. MoU will be signed at 4th National Conference on Skill Development 2015 being hosted by CII

OYO Rooms, India’s largest network of branded hotels announced that it has been selected by the Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (THSC) to train and certify hospitality staff across the country. The two partners will sign an MoU to this effect on November 26th at the National Conference on Skill Development, in the presence of Mr. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister of State Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. THSC is a sectorspecific council under National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). It operates under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), to ensure that people employed in unorganised segments can access growth opportunities through up-skilling / re-skilling and Recognition of Prior Learning. Tourism and hospitality is one of the 29 skill sectors identified by the government of India as a priority area for skill development.

Announcing this partnership, Ritesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO of OYO Rooms said, “It gives us immense pride to be selected by THSC as a training partner for mass skill deployment in Indian hospitality sector.

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