Department of Hotel & Tourism Management

The Department of Hotel & Tourism Management is committed to offer quality education training in India and abroad to those aspiring to be the future managers in the hospitality industry. With the world becoming a global village, travel for pleasure and business has increased manifold and is expected to rise further in future making travel and tourism as the world's second largest industry. This has resulted in increased demand for hospitality services worldwide that conform to internationally acceptable service standards. This has resulted in great demand for skilled manpower all over the globe.

Candidates opting for career in the hospitality sector have to go through a rigorous training program to be able to sustain the ever growing demands of this industry. Its multi-disciplinary program focuses on critical analysis of management styles and strategic thinking required to succeed in hospitality industry.

Faculty Profiles

Mr. Subodh Choudhary

Department of Hotel & Tourism Management, Associate Dean & Head of Department

Professional Qualification:

i. Docorate Degree with discipline only ( Kindly mention if perusing): N/A

ii. Post-Graduate Degree with Specialization only: Master in Tourism Management (Hotel & Tourism Management)

Work Experience

A Hotel Management professional with a passion for imparting knowledge of the Hospitality field. Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management, B.Sc. in Hospitality & Hotel Administration from I.H.M, Jaipur (Under National Council for Hotel Management: an apex body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India) . Has 15 years of rich experience in academic and industry. Winner of various reputed Chefs Competitions. Attended many Conferences & Seminars of National and International level. Regular External Examiner for Conducting Practical Viva-Voce, Paper setter and Evaluator for the various Central, State, Private, Deemed Universities and I.H.M.s. Life member of Indian Hospitality Congress.

Research Area/ Interest

Food & Beverage Production

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement:

Innovating new dishes

Awarded by Indian Hospitality Congress in 2016 by Hospitality Educators Award in University education

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Dr. Ajay Chaurasia

Department of Hotel & Tourism Management/ Asst. Professor

Professional Qualification:

i. Ph.D (Management)

ii. M.B.A. (Tourism Administration)

Work Experience

Work Experience with field (add research work): 8 Years experience in academics as Assistant Professor in different colleges (Doon PG College of Agriculture Science Technology and Management, Shri Ram Group of College – Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh And Baba Farid Group of Institution – Dehradun) and 2 years experience in NGO (Himalayan Action Research Centre, Dehradun) as Marketing Consultant. Besides this also attended national seminars and also having research publications in different national & international research journals.

Research Area/ Interest

Consumer Psychology and Advertising

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Playing Snooker & Listening Music

Ms. Megha Sharma

Assistant Professor, Department of Hotel & Tourism Management

Professional Qualification:

i. Masters in Tourism Management

ii. Bachelor in Hotel Management

Work Experience

With more than 08 years of experience with star category hotels viz. East India Hotels Ltd. (Oberoi Group), DLF, The Leela Ambience, Gurgaon and premier Hotel Management Institutions, I emphasize on imparting skills of the students as per modern trends and pre-requisite of the industry. A positive frame of mind and a sense of belongingness to the profession is the only mantra to get a promising career in hospitality industry.

Research Area/ Interest

Housekeeping Operations & Management

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

i. Presented and published an abstract of the Research paper entitled “Waste management in Hotel/Hostel industry” in the National Seminar on “The role of Green Energy in Sustainable future 2017” organized by Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun.

ii. Presented and published an abstract of the Research paper entitled Ecotels: A way to march toward greener future in the hospitality industry in the National Seminar on “The role of Green Energy in Sustainable future 2018” organized by Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun.

iii. Participated in Faculty Development program entitled “Role of Research of in Driving Excellence in Professional Education.

Mr. Sahil Bhatia

Department of Hotel & Tourism Management/ Teaching Associate

Professional Qualification:

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

Work Experience

i. Worked with The Lalit, Chandigarh

ii. Worked with Radisson Blu, Haridwar

iii. Worked with Indigo Delicatessen Cyber Hub, Gururgam

iv. Worked with Anglika Pastry Shop, Karol Bagh, New Delhi

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Painting, Gardening ,Reading

Mr. Suraj Mohan Negi

Department of Hotel & Tourism Management/ Asst. Professor

Professional Qualification:

i. Pursuing Ph.D. (Management)

ii. M.B.A. (Tourism Administration)

Work Experience

10 Years experience in academics as Assistant Professor in different colleges (Doon Institute of Food Technology – Rishikesh, Doon Group of Colleges – Dehradun) and 3 years experience in hotel industry as Assistant General Manager (Marketing And Operation) in Grand Shiva resort & Spa – Rishikesh). Besides this also attended and presented papers in national seminars/Conferences.

Research Area/ Interest

Wildlife and religious tourism

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Listening songs, exploring new places

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Mr. Naveen Rana

Assistant Professor

About

A Hotel Management professional having Master and Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management and Master Degree in Business Administration. Having 08 Years Working experience in academic and industry. During these years worked in Food Production department for reputed hotels like Club Mahindra Ramnager (Uttarakhand), Jaypee Residency Manor Mussoorie, Hotel Noor Mahal Karnal, Hotel Kings Green Apple Bangkok, Sefalana Cass and Carry Khabrone Bostwana and many more. Besides this also attended many national seminars/Conferences.

Mr. Vijay Pant

Assistant Professor

About

A Hotel Management professional having Master Degree in Hotel Management And Masters in Travel & Tourism Management, 4yr Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management From Amrapali Institute, HaldwaniNainital (Affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University). His career span of 9yrs experience of both in Industry as well as of Academics. He is handling subject/ specialization in Food & Beverage service of Diploma and Under Graduate students of Degree course.

He also having experience for conducting External viva practical, paper setter and Evaluator for the Central and of Technical State Board as well as of Private Universities.

He also attend different workshops and also conducting various food fest and Competition during his academics experience.

Abhishek Kaintura

Assistant Professor

About

A Hotel Management professional having Master Degree in Hotel Management & Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management from H.N.B. Garhwal Central University.

Having 6 years experience of both in Industry and of Academics. He is looking for Front office operations and management, of Diploma and Under Graduate students of Degree course.

During industrial experience he also got Excellent Guest Feed Back “Bravo” In Radisson Blu Cannaught Palace (New Delhi), Industrial Trainee Award Front Office in Intercontinental The Lalit Goa Resort.