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Status of 'Hunar Se Rozgar Tak' Scheme
May 06, 2015

The initiative called Hunar Se Rozgar Tak (HSRT) was launched in the year 2009-10 for creation of employable skills amongst youth.  The initiative is fully funded by the Ministry of Tourism. 

Status Update

  • Over 1.94 lakh persons have been trained up to 31 March 2015 under the programme ‘Hunar Se Rozgar Tak’ (HSRT). 

  • The HSRT initiative is being implemented through expert institutions including the Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Institutes of Hotel Management, Food Craft Institutes and India Tourism Development Corporation.

  • The State Governments/Union Territory Administrations have also been authorised to implement the initiative through Institutes selected by them for purpose. 

  • It is also mandatory for certain star-classified hotels to train a prescribed minimum number of persons. 

  • As of now, the HSRT Initiative covers four hospitality trades namely food production, food & beverage service, house-keeping utility and bakery etc.

  • There are programmes in place to bring up drivers, tourist facilitators, event facilitators, tour assistants, transfer assistants and office assistants. 

  • The features common to the training programmes under the HSRT are: the trainees should be in the age group of 18-28 years; each training programme is of short duration (6 to 8 weeks); and no fee is chargeable to the trainee.


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