The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group was awarded the National Award for Excellence in Hospitality Education 2011-12 in the category Hotel undertaking skill development in the hospitality sector by the Hon’ble Minister of State for Tourism, Dr. K. Chiranjeevi. The award was received by Dr. Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson and Managing Director of The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, at the prestigious ceremony that was held at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi today.
India’s largest privately owned Hotel Company and also the fastest growing hospitality chain, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group believes in developing destinations and not just hotels. For their unique efforts, the Group has often been recognized and awarded.
After receiving the award, Dr. Jyotsna Suri said “We are deeply honored to receive the National Award for Excellence in Hospitality Education and we are thankful to the Tourism Ministry for recognizing our efforts.”
Project Disha, being implemented under the overall CSR policy of The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, seeks to assist school students and local youth, to have access to quality “education leading to employment”. Currently, there are 3500 students who have successfully passed out from the Disha Centers. More than 75% of students have been successfully placed in various jobs across the country. The areas of intervention include employment oriented vocational training in the hospitality sector, computer literacy, spoken English courses and life skills training.