Institute of Hotel Management, Catering and Nutrition, Kufri, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

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Dr. Mukul Dimri (Principal)

Mob:- +91- 98160-41671

Qualification: Three-year Diploma in Hotel Management from IHM Mumbai (1987-1990). Graduated from Meerut University in 1992. M.B.A. from IGNOU in 2004. MHM From UOU &  Ph.D from Graphic Era (Deemed to be Universtity Dehradun).

Experience: Worked as Chef Trainee (Hotel Le Meridiana) Delhi, Chef De Partie (Hotel Maurya Sheraton) Delhi, Lecturer Food Production (Srinivas College of Hotel Management, Mangalore); Lecturer-IHM Shimla for 13 years: Sr. Lecturer in IHM Dehradun since its inception in 2006; H.O.D. IHM Dehradun (2013), H.O.D. Incharge Administration (2013-2014), Principal Incharge IHM Dehradun (2014-2015). Teaching Career has been very satisfying and have continuously upgraded the skills and knowledge by attending many courses and training programs organized at the National level by NCHMCT, Delhi at different places during lecturership in IHM Shimla. Recognized Trainee for D.O.T. under the Ministry of Personnel, Govt. of India, and conducted various DOT Programmes.

Area of Interest: Kitchen Planning & Designing for various reputed hotels and organizations (Hotel Shell, Naldera, Shimla, Hotel Best Western Inn, Kandaghat, Shimla, Hotel Grand, Shimla). Also conducted various events and programs in IHM Dehradun and published articles in learning journals.


Ms. Kirti Puri (Head of Department)

Mob:- +91- 94184-80172

Qualification: Graduation (B.A); Diploma in Hotel Management, PGDPM, M.Sc. in Hotel Management Catering Technology & Tourism, MBA (In Human Resources).

Experience: Worked at East India Hotels at Delhi, Agra, Bhuvneshwar and Mumbai, Joined IHM Shimla in Feb 1999, more than 20 years of Teaching experience at IHM Shimla.

Housekeeping Executive Training (OCLD) Certificate Course A.H.M.A. Direct Trainer Skills and Design of Training from DoPT, Government of India. Qualified Learning Facilitator from Ecole Hoteleire, Lausanne Switzerland.

Area of Interest: Housekeeping, Nutrition & Interior Decoration.


Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Puri (Head of Department)

Mob:- +91- 98160-25575

Qualification: Graduation (B.A); Diploma in Hotel Management, MA (Tourism Management).

Experience: Hyatt Regency- Food & Beverage Service (Specialisation in Beverages – 1 and a 1/2 years). Joined IHM Shimla in May 1999, more than 20 years of Teaching experience at IHM Shimla.

Direct Trainer Skills and Design of Training from DoPT, Government of India. Qualified Learning Facilitator from Ecole Hoteleire, Lausanne Switzerland. Exposure in Advanced F & B Management from Higher Hotel Institute Nicosia Cyprus.

Area of Interest: Beverages, Food, Travelling, Reading, Current Affairs & Research.


Mr. Prashant Vijeta (Head of Department)

Mob:- +91- 98821-23440

Qualification: B.Sc. in H&HA & M.T.M.

Experience: Approx 15 years of teaching experience, 12 months Hotel (The Claridges & Trident Udaipur).

Area of Interest: Food Production & Front Office.


Ms. Priya Sharma (Sr. Lecturer) On Deputation 

Mob:- +91-98821-92613

Qualification: B.Sc. H&HA, M.Sc. Hotel Management Catering Technology & Tourism, MA (Tourism Management), HP SLET & UGC NET.

Experience: Industry Exposure (I.T and H.O.T) 1 year 3 months. Assistant Lecturer on Contract (IHMCTAN Bhopal) 2 years 4 months. Assistant Lecturer (IHM Kufri Shimla) 5 years. Lecturer (IHM Kufri Shimla) 3 Years. Sr. Lecturer (IHM Kufri Shimla) 3 Years 3 Months (as on 02/03/2020)

Area of Interest: Rooms Division & Tourism.


Ms. Sapna Tehraik (Sr. Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-98055-54991

Qualification: B.Sc. H&HA, M.Sc. Hotel Management & Tourism.

Experience: 1 year 11 months with Oberoi Group of Hotels. 2 year 2 months as PGT (Hotel Management) with Jalandhar Navodaya Vidyalaya- HRD Ministry 10 years 2 months at IHM Kufri, Shimla (as on 03/03/2020 ).

(CLF) Certified Learning Facilitator – Qualified.

Area of Interest: House Keeping (Accommodation Operations)


Mr. Abhishek Rajan (Sr. Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-98160-72913

Qualification: B.Sc. H&HA, Masters in Tourism Administration (MTA), Masters in Hotel Management (M.Sc.), pursuing Ph.D. in Tourism.

Experience: Worked in Hyatt Regency Mumbai from June 2005 till April 2006. Worked in SOTC Delhi from July 2008 till July 2009. Worked in Heritage Institute of Hotel & Tourism from July 2009 till Dec 2009. Working in IHM Shimla from December 2009 till date *

Area of Interest: Food Production, Travel & Tourism.


Mr. Yatharth Chauhan (Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-94184-20414

Qualification: B.Sc. H&HA, Master of Hotel Management (MHM).

Experience: 2 Years Industry Experience. In IHM Shimla as contract faculty from May 2012 till September 2013. In IHM Shimla as Assistant Lecturer from September 2013 till date *

(CLF) Certified Learning Facilitator in 2019 from NCHMCT.

Area of Interest: Food Production, Food and Beverage Control and Business Communication


Mr. Rohan Bhardwaj (Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-86298-78252

Qualification: BHM & Master of Hotel Management (MHM) – Pursuing.

Experience: Taj Hotel and Resorts as a Guest Service Associate (GSA).

Saakar Hotel and Restaurant as Operation Manager. IHM Shimla as Assistant Lecturer till date *

(CLF) Certified Learning Facilitator in 2019 from NCHMCT.

Area of Interest: Food & Beverage Service.


Mr. Manuj Kumar (Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-86288-26208

Qualification: BHM & Master of Hotel Management (MHM).

Experience: 10 Months Management Trainee in Pride Group of Hotels Bangalore. Worked as a consultant in BCD Travel India Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore for 2 years and 6 months. Working in IHM Shimla as Assistant Lecturer from September 2013 till date *

(CLF) Certified Learning Facilitator – Qualified.

Area of Interest: Front Office Operations & Food and Beverage Service Operations.


Mr. Pradeep Sharma (Asstt. Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-86288-07986

Qualification: BHMCTT & Master of Hotel Management (MHM).

Experience: ISTA Amritsar as H.O.T from January 2009 till March 2010. WILD FLOWER HALL (The Oberoi Shimla) as Commis-1 in Western Kitchen from March 2010 till June 2012. IHM Shimla as contract Faculty from August 2012 till October 2013. IHM Shimla as Assistant Lecturer from October 2013 till date *

(CLF) Certified Learning Facilitator in 2019 from NCHMCT.

Awards:- Awarded State Level Honour by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh for Placement and Training provided to Specially Abled Candidates sponsored by Social Justice and Empowerment Department in 2006.

Area of Interest: Food Production.

 


Mr. Sushil Kumar (Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-96253-06825

Qualification: BHM, Masters in Tourism Management (MTM).

Experience: ITC The Maratha Mumbai as Steward from June 2008 to Dec 2010. Hometel Hotel Chandigarh as a Captain from Dec 2010 to March 2012. JW Marriott Chandigarh as a F & B Executive from April 2012 to April 2013. ALOFT Hotel Zirakpur as a Asst. Banquet Manager from May 2013 to Nov 2013. IHM Shimla from Nov 2013 to till date *

Area of Interest: Food & Beverage Service.


Mr. Ishan Negi (Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-98161-99900

Qualification: B.Sc. H&HA, Master of Hotel Management (MHM).

Experience: Total 9 years and 9 months of teaching experience.

Area of Interest: Front office & Food Production


Dr. Vivek Singh Aswal (Lecturer)

Mob: – +91-9876555375 Qualification:- Ph.D in Tourism, MHM, MTM, B.Sc. H&HA, UGC-NET Qualified & NHTET Qualified. Experience: 5 Years Industrial experience, Worked as Industrial Trainee (Jaypee Residency Manor, Mussoorie), Vocational Trainee (Radisson Mahipalpur, Delhi), Commie (The Palms Town & Country Club, Gurgaon), Demi Chef De Partie (Best Western SkyCity Hotel, Gurgaon), Chef De Partie (Ananda In The Himalaya, Narendra Nagar, Uttarakhand). & 11 Years 13 months Teaching Experience. Membership: Lifetime member of the Indian Culinary Forum North region (ICF) and World Association of Chef’s Societies (WACS).

Area of Interest: Food Production with specialization in Bakery & Confectionery, Tourism Management and Research Methodology.


Mr. Manoj Rana (Officiating Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-82618-34026

Qualification: B.Sc. in HMCT, Master of Tourism Management (MTM), pursuing Ph.D. in Tourism, SET & NET.

Experience: Total 10 years [ 7 years in Teaching and 3 years in Hotel] Three years as Guest faculty in IHM Hamirpur. Hotels (Taj Lucknow, Ashoka Hotel New Delhi, F- Grill & Lounge, TFS Pvt. Ltd. at IGIA T3 Airport.

(CLF) Certified Learning Facilitator– Qualified.

Area of Interest: Housekeeping, Food & Beverage Service and Tourism.


Mr. Pankaj Kumar (Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-98165-48121

Qualification: BHM, MTM & MBA

Experience: Total 9 years [7 Years teaching and 2 years Hotel] Taj Gateway Banglore- 2 years. IHM Hamipur – 3 years IHM Shimla since September 2015 till date *Bartender’s Training  Programme.

Area of Interest: F & B Service & Tourism.


Ms. Aanchal(Asstt. Lecturer)

Mob:- +91-73031-84414

Qualification: B.Sc. H&HA, M.Sc. in Hotel & Hospitality Management.

Experience: In IHM Pusa from Dec 2012 to August 2013. In IHM Rohtak from August 2013 to August 2015. In IHM Shimla as Assistant Lecturer from September 2015 till date *

(CLF) Certified Learning Facilitator– Qualified

Area of Interest: Food Production & Bakery.


Mr. Bhupender Singh (Teaching Associate)

Mob:- +91-95489-01576

Qualification: B.Sc. H&HA, Master’s in Hotel Management

Experience: Worked as Assistant RM McDonalds (3 years), Worked in various IHMs as a Teaching associate for 4 years

Area of Interest: Food and Beverage Service


Mr. Chetan Thakur (Contract Faculty)

Mob:- +91-98161-62590

Qualification: PGDCA, M.Com & M.Sc. in Computer Science.

Experience: Worked as IT Teacher in different Govt. Schools of HP from September 2002 to March 2005 and June 2005 to March 2008. Working as Faculty member at IHM Shimla and teaching Computers and Accounts from 1st July 2008 to till date*

Area of Interest: Teaching, Sports, Dance and Music.


Mr. Lakshmi Narayan Mallick (Teaching Associate)

Mob:- +91-70019-37955

Qualification:B.Sc. H& HA & M.Sc. Hospitality Administration (NHTET Qualified) 

Experience:Leonia Holistic Destination, HOT w.e.f. 01.08.2017 to 01.07.2018 (11 months) & Dolphin School of Hotel Management, F&B Faculty, w.e.f. 01.03.2023 to July-2023 (5 months)

Area of Interest:Food and Beverage Service, Food Production


Mr. Avirup Mallick (Teaching Associate)

Mob:- +91-98313-75191 & +91-82401-40031

Qualification:B.Sc. H& HA & M.Sc. Hospitality Administration (NHTET Qualified) 

Area of Interest:Food and Beverage Service, Food Production