Published on : Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The new Centre of Excellence for Tourism Training in Udaipur will be launched tomorrow (Oct 6. Thursday) in Udaipur by Singapore Premier Lee Hsien Loong during the second leg of his five-day working visit to India which begins today (Oct 5).
The centre is slated to begin courses in late 2016, and will offer tourism and hospitality training in areas like retail services and culinary arts. Singapore’s ITE Education Services (ITEES) will help develop the curriculum and training program.
The aims to train 400 million Indians by 2022 and is the second project involving ITEES after the World Class Skills Centre in New Delhi, established in 2012. The centre comes in support of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Skills India” initiative.
While in Udaipur, Lee will also visit The Celebration Mall in Udaipur, developed by Singapore-based real estate company CapitaLand – the first Singapore company to invest in the state of Rajasthan.
Lee will also witness two agreements to boost tourism links between Singapore and the government of Rajasthan.