2005 was a year of innovations and discoveries. Youtube, Airbus, XBox, Face Transplant Surgery made a foray into the public domain. And along with them, Gandhi Institute of Hotel Management started its humble journey at Salt Lake, Kolkata, under the name Gandhi Academy of Management Studies.
Back then, the cost of pursuing a degree in management was skyhigh. And that pushed a lot of students to opt out from this fantastic opportunity to join a booming industry. Which is where the founders of our institute, esteemed Chairman Shrimati Sarbani Das and honourable Managing Director Shri Avishek Mitra, came into this bleak academic picture and transformed the lives of many students when they opened the doors of Gandhi Institute of Hotel Management. And students from East and North East India were looking exactly at this opportunity to get a global exposure at a very friendly budget. And thus, with 26 bright and young batch of students, Gandhi Institute of Hotel Management took its flight to take the world by storm.
And since then, it has been an upward journey of all round development for Gandhi Institute of Hotel Management. With our ever growing infrastructure, state of the art labs, and most importantly our distinguished faculty members, we have managed to earn the faith of the students and trust of their guardians. And we kept our promise and provided the students the best in class academic environment so that they excel and get placements from all over the world.
This journey of a decade and a half has garnered accolades from all quarters, which includes the NAVA JYOTI award for being the best institute for placements for the years 2005 and 2008, the Rotary Samman Award for being the institute conducting courses for the Economically Challenged students, the FRONTIER Award in the year 2010 by the states for maximum Global Exposure of the students from the Eastern part of India, CSR Award for best Hotel Management Institute in Eastern India for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 consecutively.
Sometime mid 2004 Gandhi Institute of Hotel Management (as it presently named) started its operation with the name Gandhi Academy Of Management Studies. The location being a corner of the greater Calcutta – Salt Lake.The mission being to impart education in the professional field of study to the young and budding students of the Eastern and North Eastern India. Our dream was to give these students a Global Exposure with a pocket – friendly budget. We started with a set of 26 bright young students that year(2004) – they were a real support to show to the world – the prize of the Millennium was here.
We extend our gratitude to the parents and guardians of the students who extended their immense help and support till date, so also did the students and the relentless efforts of all our faculty members and all other staffs of our institute encouraged good stay and good results from the students. The state of the art Labs also was of immense help for the students, thus with all honesty the mission of G.I.H.M. stands as the forerunner. To top it all was excellent placement.
Gandhi Institute of Hotel Management achieved a number of accolades churning its operation in the past decades. It was awarded the NAVA JYOTI award for being the best institute for placements for the years 2005 and 2008. The Rotary Samman award for being the institute conducting courses for the Economically challenged students; the FRONTIER award in the year 2010 by the states for maximum Global Exposure of the students from the Eastern part of India , CSR award for best hotel management institute in eastern india for 2015,2016,2017,2018 consecutively.
To create a world renowned technical education Centre imparting management and technical knowledge catering to the needs of the changing scenario of the Hospitality world besides contributing in the fields of Hospitality and customer service. We by large have plans to open up more class category institution on Pan-India basis.to create more job opportunities for upcoming generation.
Gandhi Institute of Hotel Management, one of the premier Centre of Excellence in Hospitality Education, has over the past 14years, become a symbol of world class education in Hospitality Management in India, creating middle Managers as well as Senior Executives in the Hotel Management and Tourism Industry, with National and International accreditation and also producing a number of Hospitality leaders who are now the trend setter of the Global Hospitality Industry.
We are aware that the quality of education has a direct impact on the growth of the industry of that nation, and so also the infra structural development and subsequently also the socio-economic advancement of the country – well, we are also at the same time aware that the Higher Education and also education on technical and professional studies is one of the most significant components of Human Resource Development with a potential for adding value to products and services contributing immensely to the National economy. In this regard we closely feel that the effect of globalization of the India Economy has set in motion the gradual globalization of its education system. From our present situation we understand that the Government of India has enhanced its focus on Education in all the fields of study, and special focus being given to study the technical in the professional fields and, these systems of education are on the threshold of changes with the government introducing a slew of reforms to chalk out the roadmap of the 21′ century. The vast pool of skilled unemployable manpower has necessitated the need to retook into the education system for technical and Professionals along with the education in the General field of studying Gandhi Institute of Management & Technology Salt Lake Kolkata, is one such institute where education is being imparted to the young budding aspirants of the Eastern part of India and beyond boarder to give them a broader vision of the Management fundtion of the Professional word, of now, and also, of the future years to come. At the honorable holy saint Swami Vivekananda says ‘Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man – real education is that which enables one to stand on ones own legs’. The education that you are receiving now in schools and colleges is only making you a race of dyspeptics you are working like a machine merely and living like a jellyfish existence must have life-building, man-making, character-making assimilation of ideas”So awake arise and stop not till goal is reached-“.
We are witnessing phenomenal change in the education scenario has been both in terms of the content as well as the reach. The trend has been to instill the element of excellence in every field. The best in every field of knowledge is being made available for the progress of the c-ountry . There has been a great spurt in the number of universities and colleges catering to millions of aspirants in fact, this has been a very crucial moment for us in taking important and far reaching decisions to provide what is much needed tot the students of the country.
We are aware of the needs of our country to make her a knowledge based super power in the next decade or two With this in view, we have stepped in to meet the present day academic milieu for the incorporating student community The idea is to create opportunities in various fields by incorporating latest Specialties of learning which would cater to the critical needs of the industry and economy We foresee a close interaction among the universities, industries, business houses and associations in modeling the content and skills This will surely result in better employability and greater productivity ultimately (contributing to the .nation’s economy.
The latest advances in technology and communication have provided a great impetus in designing and delivering innovative ways of learning and virtual education have been a boon in enlisting thousands of hitherto wasted human potential into useful, skillful, employable citizens. Yet another futuristic guidepost for the prospective generations the field of entrepreneurship., GIHM aims at crafting and nurturing budding entrepreneurs who would eventually build a new-fangled knowledge society that contributes towards the national cause.
Friends, we invite you to join us in our endeavor to create a knowledge based society that fortifies the intellectual, Physical, Mental and Spiritual Dimensions of individuals.