Tourism Ministry to Launch Database of Hospitality Industry

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The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has announced that they will be launching NIDHI- National Integrated Database of Hospitality Industry on September 27, 2020, i.e. World Tourism Day.

According to Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State, Tourism & Culture (I/C), MOT is also set to launch a Certification System for the hospitality sector in the country.

The system is worked out in association with the Quality Council of India (QCI) in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic to boost confidence in the minds of the customers.

“NIDHI will be a source of information for the country and the world. MOT had 1600 hotels registered with it; after the discussion with stakeholders, this figure has reached 21,000.”

Patel said in his Tweet

As per the sources, the certification program, named, SAATHI (System for Assessment, Awareness & Training for Hospitality Industry) and NIDHI- (National Integrated Database of Hospitality Industry) is most likely to be launched after consultation with states and other stakeholders of the industry on World Tourism Day, September 27.

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The Certification will have three components – Self-Certification (Initial stage); Capacity Building (Training in terms of SOPs and Guidelines), and finally the Third-party Assessment (Certification).


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  1. Excellent measure.

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