Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister for Tourism K.Chiranjeevi inaugurates new campus of Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM) at Bhubaneswar.
During the inauguration ceremony Union Minister Srikant Jena, Odisha Tourism Minister Maheswar Mohanty, MP Prasana Patasani were presented.
The institute functions from its new campus situated at Dumduma, located near natural and partly artificial caves of archaeological, historical and religious importance near the city of Bhubaneswar.
The beautiful and spacious campus is being furnished to provide world class facilities. The infrastructure and rich library ensure the lively interactive sessions for the students. Institute regularly invites expert guest faculty and industry personnel to add value to its teaching.
This modern building, with air-conditioned academic complex consists of spacious lecture halls, the Computer Center, Multi -Purpose Hall, Library, Faculty Chambers and Administrative Offices.
All lecture halls have access to latest presentation equipment such as DLP Multimedia Projectors, Lap Top Notebook Computers, OHP Projectors, Internet and Intranet Connectivity, conferencing support systems and a State-of-the-Art Sound System providing for a unique/wholesome complete classroom experience.
IITTM offers specially tailored tourism business management programmes besides offering a variety of training programmes for different stake holders. Postgraduate teaching programmes offered by IITTM are: Gwalior Center- Post Graduate Diploma in Management (International Tourism Business) Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Tourism and Travel) Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Services) Bhubaneswar Center- Post Graduate Diploma in Management (International Business) Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Tourism and Travel) Delhi Center- Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Tourism and Leisure) Nellore Center- Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Tourism and Cargo).
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), an autonomous organization of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, is one of the premier institutes in the country offering education, training, research and consultancy in sustainable management of tourism, travel and other allied sectors.
The management of the Institute is entrusted in the hands of the Board of Governors having the Union Minister for Tourism as its Chairperson. The efforts of the Institute have been instrumental in evolving the fundamental framework for tourism education and training in the country as it exists today. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has also entrusted the institute to conduct regional level guide training programmes for all the regions of the country.