It is a pleasure to connect with you all through our magazine VIBGYOR. Congratulations on the completion of another successful year and the occasion of our Annual Day.
The Indian tourism and hospitality industry has emerged as one of the key drivers of growth among the services sector in India. Tourism is the largest employment generator besides being a significant source of foreign exchange for our country. Tourism contributed considerably to increase in India’s Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) by 20.4 per cent year-on-year between January-November 2017 to US$ 24.655 billion.
For those of you with proper Hotel Management education and drive, the opportunities in the hospitality industry are abundant. The exceptional economic growth of the hospitality industry fuels an exceedingly quick rate of career evolution for you. This acceleration can be in the form of attractive job openings, rapid promotion opportunities or vertical career moves into more challenging and prestigious work environments. We at Shri Shakti impart the best of Hotel Management Education and training to prepare you well to avail these opportunities.
I would like to appraise you all about our unique and eco-friendly new project viz.,Smartbike Mobility Pvt Ltd (Smartbike), India’s fastest growing Public Bike Sharing System Company. We have a Joint Venture with Nextbike GmbH, Germany. Smartbike is engaged in the business of developing and operating state of the art Public Bike Sharing Systems all over India in general and in major cities of India and the Smart Cities under the Government of India’s Smart Cities Mission in particular.
To avoid vehicular pollution menace & not become like Delhi, Public Bike Sharing is the major solution before Indian Cities. We have already started in Hyderabad with Bike Stations at Miyapur Metro Station, JNTU Metro Station, KPHB Metro Station and Kukatpally Metro Station in addition to Feeder Stations at Miyapur Junction, JNTU University and Cyber Towers to begin with and will be adding many more in the coming weeks. We appreciate the involvement of our colleges in our cycling events to spread the message of cycling.
Further our Smartbike Consortium received the mandate for setting up Public Bike Sharing System in New Delhi with 50 Bike Stations covering all the important areas in New Delhi. Do try our geared SmartBikes with Board Computers and GPS connectivity and you would just love it.
This environmental friendly project will create lot of jobs. As first generation entrepreneurs, our goal has always been to create as many jobs as possible. Let this be your goal too. Aim to become an entrepreneur. Wishing you good luck always and all the best in your endeavors.
My best wishes to the Faculty, Principals, Executive Director and the Director. You all are doing a great job and please keep it up.
With best regards,
D V MANOHAR