As centre of excellence maximum training facilities are provided to the staff and students of this Institute at 4 star and 5 star category hotels. Thus bringing in professionalism in academics on par with operations.

 

Specialisation: 

            This institute  is  one among the 5 (five) Institutes   conducting  B.Sc. Degree Programme in H&HA with Specialization in the field of (1) Food Production Management, (2) Food and Beverage Management and (3)  Accommodation Operation Management. 

Infrastructure:

This Institute has various departments  fully  equipped  viz. separate kitchens for  I Yr, II Yr, III Yr, Craft, Diploma and other courses;  Training Restaurants I & II, Bakery  I & II , Housekeeping I & II, Laundry, Front Office Lab.,  Computer lab.,   Library and adequate class rooms.  

Staff Training: 

Staff Members have been sent for training periodically arranged by the Institute according to Govt. of India, Ministry of Tourism instructions and to be abreast with the changes in the Hospitality and Hotel Industry thus bringing professionalism, modern technology and academics at par with operations.  

Hostels:

Limited Hostel accommodation   for Boys and Girls are available within the campus itself.  (Preference will be given to         B. Sc., Students)

Students Group Insurance: 

All students are covered by Group Insurance scheme by National Insurance Company Limited under “Vidyarthi – Medical Insurance”  on payment of nominal charges over and above the NCHM fees to cover the Hospitalisation charges during the study.  

Medical Checkup:


                Medical checkups done  by Red Cross Society are held twice a year to identify any physical problems as a prevention so that all students in the Catering Industry handling food and coming in directly with the guest may be in good health.

 

Blood grouping:


                Blood grouping is also done by the Red Cross Society which is indicated on the Identity card for the purpose of any emergency.

 

Attendance:
                According to the norms of the National Council for Hotel Management, New Delhi all candidates admitted to the various courses will be required to put in a minimum of 70% of attendance in each subject and overall 75% attendance during the academic session.  Students failing to secure overall 75% attendance shall be detained from appearing in the Annual Examinations to be conducted by the National Council.  The Principal of the Institute is empowered to condone upto 10% of absence on medical grounds or for any other valid reasons.  Such requests in writing should however, be accompanied by leave letter / medical certificate issued by any registered medical practitioner immediately after the sickness / valid reasons for absence. 

 

            This will be strictly adhered to, to ensure maximum learning by attending classes, academic proficiency and to acquire good results.

 

Identity Card:


                The students are given identity cards at the beginning of the year which they have to preserve it with utmost care which is to be used while in the classes and for other benefits outside the college for membership in other libraries, students concessions, internet etc.

 

Concessions:


                Local train and bus concession are provided for all the local students. Out station students are issued with concession for their travel during Winter/Summer vacations only.

 

Locker facilities:


                Locker facilities are provided on payment of Rs.50.00.

 

Students Activities:


                Regular student activities held round the year to encourage the students to develop all round efficiency like various competitions, quiz, food festivals, fairs, seminars, conferences, workshops and other tourism oriented activities.

 

            Institute has play ground  with amenities  for playing foot ball, volley ball, cricket and indoor games  like table tennis  and gym facilities.

 

 

Canteen facilities:


                Sale of tea, coffee and snacks are carried out in the canteen at cost price for the use of staff and students.

 

Out door catering:


                The Institute undertakes out door catering and also provides personnel for out door catering services at different Hotels as nominated accordingly to encourage the students to develop their skill, situation handling, team work, execution, attitude and knowledge about banquet service in star hotels held for important and esteemed guests.

 

Out Catering Programme and Students Training

 

                Government Departments, other public and private organizations approach the Institute to take up out-catering for their official functions and this is undertaken as it provides training and avenues to earn revenues. Such revenue has helped to cover the deficit.

 

  ADHOC TRAINING PROGRAMME / SHORT TERM COURSE  CONDUCTED BY THE INSTITUTE  FOR UPDATE /

  REFRESH THE  KNOWLEDGE OF THEIR COOKS/WAITERS OF AIR FORCE STATION, CHENNAI AND OTHER

  DEPARTMENTS DURING 2011-12

 

Date/Duration

(1 week  to  5 weeks)

 Name of the Organization sponsored/deputed

Nature of the course conducted

No. of trainees attended

Course fee

Collected

Rs.

05.09.2011 to 16.09.2011

Air Force Station, Tambaram, Chennai – 46 for their Cooks

 

Adhoc Training Programme in Food Production

 

3

  

 

    9,000.00

05.09.2011 to 16.09.2011

 

Air Force Station, Tambaram, Chennai – 46 for their Mess Waiter

 

Adhoc Training Programme in Food and Beverage Service

 

1

 

1,500.00

 

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          TRAINING PROGRAMMES UNDER CAPACITY BUILDING FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS OF MINISTRY OF TOURISM, GOVT. OF INDIA.

 (i)                  Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India is sponsoring the following training programmes under CBSP :

 

6 days Skill Testing and Certification Programme for professionals who are practicing their respective jobs as Cooks/Waiters etc  without a proper certification,  are provided an opportunity to     earn a certificate from the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India by attending 6 days orientation programme in the Institute where the candidate is provided with a meal and  stipend of Rs.200/- per day or Rs.1200/- for 6 days.  This programme is conducted from Monday to Saturday from 1 pm to 8 pm.  5 days orientation classes will be conducted and on the 6th day skill testing will be done by external experts and certificate is given signed by Chairman/BOG.  This recognition would help such experienced service providers in finding mobility with their trade. 

 

Hospitality Training Programme   (Hunar Se Rozgaar) :   Hospitality Training Programme in   Food Production and Bakery and  Patisserie       (8 weeks/48 working days) and Food & Beverage Service  & Housekeeping Utility  (6 weeks/36 working days) is              conducted for  candidates with atleast  a Pass in 8th std.  who are between the age of 18 and 25 years.   This programme  is conducted from Monday to Friday from 1 pm to 8 pm.  While there is no course fee, students would be paid a stipend of            Rs.2,000/- for Food Production and Rs.1500/- for Food & Beverage Service  Course with a meal, uniform and kit. Upon attaining minimum 90%  attendance  and upon successful completion of the course,  a  test would be conducted at the end of course and certificate is given signed by Chairman/BOG.     These candidates are trained to provide man power to the skilled level in the Hospitality Industry.  The Institute will assist the candidates  for placement.   

The no. of candidates trained under these programme during 2011-12 are given below: 

S.

No.

Name of the course

Cooks/

Food Production

Waiters/

F&B Service

House keeping

Utility

Total

1

 6-Days Skill testing & Certification Programme

 

925

82

..

1007

2

 8-Weeks Hospitality Training Programme in Food Production (8 weeks/48 working days)

 

154

..

..

154

3.

 6-Weeks Hospitality Training Programme in Food & Beverage Service  (6 weeks/36  working days)

 

..

156

..

 

 

156

 

4

 6-Weeks Hospitality Training Programme in Housekeeping Utility  (6 weeks/36  working days)

 

..

 

..

 

 

16

 

16

 

            TOTAL ..

1333

    

A                     ADVISORIAL / CONSULTANCY UNDERTAKEN BY THE INSTITUTE.

                  The following consultancy / advisorial services were rendered during 2011-12 by the Institute.


Period/

Date

Name of organization

Name of staff

Assigned/ nominated.

Nature of consultancy rendered

 

Charges levied

April, 2011

National Institute for Empower of Persons with Multiple Disabilities, Chennai.600113

Mrs.R.Parimala &

Mr.M.Mathew Arockiaraj, Sr.Lecturers

List of equipments etc. furnished for setting up of their Kitchen for Hostel Canteen.

At free of cost.

June 2011.

M/s.Chennai Petroleum  Corporation  Ltd.,

Manali,

Chennai.68.

Mr.D.Elangovan, Sr.Lectr.

Mr.C.Vasanth,

Cont.Lectr.

To prepare the   Price Estimate and Recipes  for the items  listed for their industrial canteen   for awarding contract  for 1 year  from Jan. 2012 to Dec. 2012.  

Rs.15,000/-  towards advisorial charges etc.

 July & Aug. 2011  

The Comparative Testing Project,

CONCERT TRUST, Chennai.115.

 

Mr.N.Senthil Kumar,Lectr.

Miss.R.Inmozhy,

Cont.Lectr.

Sensory Evaluation of Oil, Milk and Wet grinder by using the above product/equipment in various preparations and utilization.

Rs.25,463.00 has been collected towards

venue/kitchen hire charges, honorarium to faculty  etc.

September 2011

M/s.ELGI Ultra Industries Limited, Coimbatore.

Smt/Shri

R.Parimala

D.Elangovan

N.Senthil Kumar

M.Mathew Arockiaraj

R.M.Perumal

T.Ananthakrishnan

Miss.R.Inmozhy

Mr.C.Vasanth

Faculty members.

Framing standard recipe with cooking method, temperature, etc by using their new  equipment (induction stove) to be introduced by ELGI  by conducting test.

Rs.54,000 + 5,000 + 3,000 towards lab hire charges, honorarium to faculty  +  Actual ingredients cost  used  

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       TRAINING OF STAFF

 (i) Faculty members  deputed for the Industrial Exposure Training

S. No.

NAME OF STAFF

PLACE OF TRAINING

PERIOD OF TRAINING

SUBJECT

1

Mr. Jitendra Das,

Lecturer

Hotel ITC Park Sheraton, Chennai

27.06.2011 to 15.07.2011

 

Housekeeping

2

Mrs. Sharmila C

Lecturer (Computer & MIS)

Hotel ITC Park Sheraton, Chennai

27.06.2011 to 15.07.2011

 

Front Office

3

Mrs. R. Parimala

Sr.Lecturer

Hotel Chola Sheraton, Chennai

27.06.2011 to 15.07.2011

 

Food Production

4

Mr. N. Senthil Kumar

Lecturer

Hotel Chola Sheraton, Chennai

27.06.2011 to 15.07.2011

 

Food Production

5

Mr. T. Ananthakrishnan,

Senior Lecturer

Trident Hotel, Chennai

27.06.2011 to 15.07.2011

 

Food Production

6

Mr. R. M. Perumal,

Lecturer

Trident Hotel, Chennai

27.06.2011 to 15.07.2011

 

Food Production

7

Mr.Syed Washim Ahamed,

Senior Lecturer

Trident Hotel, Chennai

27.06.2011 to 15.07.2011

 

Food Production

(ii)  Staff members presented papers

S.NO.

NAME  OF THE  STAFF

TOPIC OF THE PAPER PRESENTED

1

Mr.S.Rajamohan, Principal

THE INDIAN VILLAGE.

2

Mr.M.Thirulogachander, HOD

Standardization of Indian recipes, Prospects and Challenges

3

Mr.Jitendra Das,  Lecturer

1.       International Workshop on” Indo French Culinary Art Connoisseurs-2011”  at SRM Institute of Hotel Management, SRM University, Chennai for the topic “Awareness Level of Tourists on Responsible Tourism – A case Study of Mahabalipuram in Tamilnadu” on 27th July, 2011.

2.       National Level Seminar on “Emerging Dimensions in Hospitality & Tourism Industry” at Asan Memorial College of Arts * Science, Chennai, for the topic ”outsource for Housekeeping Services, Prospects and Challenges”, on 20th Sept. 2011.

3.       National Level Conference of South Indian History Congress on 5th Feb. 2012 at University of Madras topic “Soliga Tribes and Cultural Tourism at B.R. Hills  in Karnataka.

4

Mrs.Sharmila.C., Lecturer.

1.       Presented a paper in the National Seminar on “Technology enable learning in teacher education:  A paradigm shift”

2.       Presented a paper on the topic “ICT  capabilities for Higher Education” in the International Education meet.

Publication:  Published a research paper entitled “Factorial study of students attitude towards technology  Enabled Academic Learning in the INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF  RESEARCH IN COMPUTER APPLICATION & MANAGEMENT.

5

Mr.N.Senthil Kumar, Lecturer.

Standardization of Indian recipes  prospects and challenges

6

Mr.J.Eugene, Lecturer

Presented paper on The Culinary Cultures of  the Kaleidoscopic Kongunadu   during 32nd South Indian History Congress  held at University of Madras, Chennai organized by Dept. of Indian History.

(iii) Staff members deputed /attended Seminars and workshops.   

S.

No.

NAME OF STAFF

Venue

Date

Details of Programme

  1

Mrs.R.Parimala, Sr.Lecturer

Podigai Television

02.04.2011

Special guest for the programme about our Institute  courses.

2

Ms.R.Inmozhi.R

Cont. Lecturer

Concert Trust

Vettuvankeni, Chennai

07.05.2011, 11.05.2011 & 19.05.2011

Attended meeting at “Concert Trust” about comparative testing of Edible Oils, Wet Grinders etc.

3

Mr.R.Kumar,

Accountant

Society for Economic Research and Training, Uttrakhand

 

 

09.06.2011 to 11.06.2011

Technical workshop on Office Management, Noting & Drafting, Development Communication, Skills, Motivation, Team Building and Leadership

4

Mrs.R.Parimala, Sr.Lecturer

CBSE, New Delhi

22.07.2011

Text Book development committee in the subject of Food Production for Class XI

5

Mr.M.Thirulogachander,

HOD

SERC, CSIR

Chennai

05.08.2011

Attended Expert Assessment committee meeting

6

Mr.M.Thirulogachander,

HOD

SDSC SHAR,

Sriharikota

14.11.2011

Attended as Expert member for interview and selection of  Catering Supervisor post.

7

Mr.D.Elangovan, Senior Lecturer

Intellects  Biz,Hyderabad

28.11.2011 to 30.11.2011

Attended work shop on Managerial Effectiveness

8

Mr.Mathew Arockiaraj,

Mr.D.Elangovan, Sr.Lectrs

Thevar Mandram, Trichy

17 and 18.12.2011

Conducted training programme on  “Cooking Methords, Safety measures”

 

 

09

Mr.R.M.Perumal, Lecturer

Indus Institute, Chennai

21 and 22.12.2011

To act as External examiner for the ceritification course in Continental cusine

10

Mr.M.Thirulogachander, HOD,

Mr.N.Senthil Kumar, Lectr.

Mrs.C.Sharmila, Lectr.

Mr.J.Eugene, Lectr.

National Institute of Technical Teachers Trg. Institute, (NITTR), Chennai

19.12.2011 to 23.11.2011

 

 

Work shop on SOFT SKILLS

(iv) Staff members written the following books on development of question bank and instructional material under               modular employable skills in the area of hospitality sector for National Instructional Media Institute, Chennai – 600 032.

Sl. No.

Name of the course

Duration

(Hours)

Authors

1

Cook Chinese (Veg & Non-Veg.)

100

Mr.M.Mathew Arockiaraj

2

Language Co-ordinator

120

Mrs.Sharmila.C

3

Restaurant Cook – Kerala

100

Mr.R.M.Perumal

4

Butchery

100

Mrs.R.Parimala

5

Restaurant Cook –

North Indian Tandoori

100

Mr.Ajay Kumar Joshi

6

House Keeping – Room Boy

120

Mr.Jitendra Das

7

House Keeping – Chamber Maid

120

Mr.Jitendra Das

8

Household Help (Washing)

60

Mr.Jitendra Das

9

Household Help (Kitchen)

60

Mr.Jitendra Das

10

Restaurant Cook - Japanese

100

Mr.M.Mathew Arockiaraj

11

Restaurant Cook - Continental

100

Mr.R.M.Perumal

12

Restaurant Cook - Mangalore

100

Mr.R.M.Perumal

13

Assistant Bell Captain

120

Mr.Syed Washim Ahamed

14

Restaurant Cook - Korean

100

Mr.M.Mathew Arockiaraj

15

Restaurant Cook – Italian

100

Mr.M.Mathew Arockiaraj

16

Door Man

120

Mr.Syed Washim Ahamed

17

Bell Captain

100

Mr.Syed Washim Ahamed

18

Restaurant Cook –

Anna Sambar Maker

120

Mr.R.M.Perumal

19

Restaurant Cook – Chat Maker

120

Mr.R.M.Perumal

20

Restaurant Cook – Chettinad Cuisine

100

Mr.R.M.Perumal

          (v) Mr.S.Rajamohan, Principal has conducted the Training of Trainers Programmes  as  directed by Department of Personnel & Training, Govt. of India, New Delhi who has been developed as Master Trainer, during the year as detailed below. 

     

S.No.

Place of Training

Period of Training

Subject

1

Department of Agronomy, Coimbatore

18.07.2011       to 22.07.2011

Director Training Skill Course for the Professors of Agriculture University, Coimbatore,

2

Anna Institute of Management, Chennai

07.11.2011 to 03.12.2011

Conducted classes to Management students  as DOPT developed recognized Trainer.

 

3

Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa, New Delhi

01.12.2011 to 03.12.2011

Implementation of Hunar Se Rozgar Programme - Revised Classification guidelines and Development for Hoteliers of  Northern India Chapter.

 

4

Bharat Petroleum Corpn. Ltd., Ernakulam, Kerala

12.03.2012 to 14.03.2012

DOT Training programme to their officers at Kochi

(vi)  Mr.S.Rajamohan, Principal were also attended various programmes during the year as    detailed below: 

 

S.No.

Date

Details

1

16.04.2011 to 20.4.2011

Attended inspection of hotels for Classification / Re-Classification as per HRACC (South) in Ooty, Coimbatore

2

01.05.2011 to 07.05.2011

Attended inspection of hotels for Classification / Re-Classification as per HRACC (South) in Madurai and other places.

3

30.05.2011

Attended 4th meeting on  National Vocational Educational Qualification Frame Work pertaining to Hospitality and Tourism Sector at New Delhi organized by AICTE

4

31.05.2011

Attended on line counseling, SCP/HSR, academic performance  meeting at Vaigya Bhavan Avenue, New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Secretary, MOT

5

30.6.2011 & 01.07.2011

Attended Syllabus – HR summit – Curriculum committee meeting at New Delhi.

6

05.08.2011

 

Attended NCHM Exam committee meeting at Noida

7

06.08.2011

Hotel Classification at Hotel Park,  Kanyakumari

8

12.08.2011

Attended a meeting as Assessment Committee member for promotions  to the next higher grade of the technical staff at CSIR -  Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai – 113.

9

15.09.2011 &

16.09.2011

Visit to Hotel Naveen, Coimbatore  and Hotel Grand International, Erode for Classification

10

18.11.2011

Attended 4th (AIB-HMCT) meeting at AICTE, New Delhi

11

08.12.2011

Inspection of Inst. of Hotel Management, Medak, Hyderabad as Mentor.

12

09.12.2011

Attended Board of Governors meeting at IHM / Trivandrum as Board Member.

13

20.12.2011

Attended Campaign Clean India workshop at New Delhi organized by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India.

14

10.01.2012

Attended 38th Board of Governors meeting at SIHMCT, Trichy as Board Member.

15

27.01.2012

Attended Building Committee meeting at SIHM, Medak, Hyderabad.

16

01.02.2012 to 03.02.2012

Attended Inspection / Academic Audit of Private Institute of Hotel Management for extension / renewal of provisional affiliation for 2012-13 at Rayat and Bahra Institute of Hotel Management, Punjab, Chandigarh college of Hotel Management, Mohali and Chitkara School of Hospitality, Patiala

17

24.02.2012  & 25.02.2012

Sensitization-cum-Training workshop on Adoption of Asi monuments under Campaign clean India on 25.02.2012 and to discuss various matters connected with IHMs on 24.2.2012 at Ministry of Tourism, New Delhi.

 

18

22.03.2012

Visit to The Residency hotel  at Coimbatore for Re-Classification

 

I.                    

                     

 

 

 PROGRESSIVE USE OF HINDI:

         The following staff members were deputed  for Hindi training during 2011-12. 

S.No.

Name of Staff

Course

Period

1

Mr.D.Elangovan, Sr.Lecturer

Praveen

07.06.2011 to 04.07.2011

2

Mr.Syed Wasim Ahamed, Sr.Lectr.

Praveen

07.06.2011 to 04.07.2011

3

Mr.Mathew Arockiaraj, Sr.Lectur

Pragya

05.07.2011 to 25.07.2011

4

Mr.R.M.Perumal, Lecturer

Pragya

05.07.2011 to 25.07.2011

5

Mr.J.Eugene,  Lecturer

Pragya

05.07.2011 to 25.07.2011

6

Mr.T.M.Kaliaperumal, L.D.C.

Pragya

05.07.2011 to 25.07.2011

 

    

 

 Activities of IHM-Chennai Alumni Association

 

IHM Chennai Alumni Association  have actively participated in the institute activities  by  way of  sponsorship of events/donating amount/giving guest lectures to our students etc.

  

02.03.2012   – IHM Alumni meet was held at the Institute premises.  Alumni of  this Institute who are the General Managers, Executives, leading professionals,   were attended with their family  members and friends.  Retired staff of this Institute were also attended  with their family members on invitation.