Dr. Kamal Piyush


Dr. Kamal Piyush is a highly qualified and experienced professional having completed his Hotel Management from the Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa, New Delhi in 1975 and Specialized Hotel Management from Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Dadar, Mumbai in 1976. He has also done Graduation in Commerce from Delhi University, obtained Diploma in Advance Business Management from ICFAI University Hyderabad and obtained Master’s Degree in Tourism Management from Madurai Kamraj University.

He has attended various training programs, seminars and conferences in various subjects relating to the Human Resources, Human Resource Development, Training and Skill Development & Hospitality Education Development.

In 2010 Dr. Kamal Piyush was deputed for a Management Training Program with a group of Principals of the Institutes of Hotel Management at Administrative Staff College of India and international study tour of Malaysia Singapore and Thailand. As a part of this study tour he also attended an Executive Education Program at Nanyang University of Singapore on Emerging Challenges for Hospitality Business.

Dr. Kamal Piyush has worked as Director of Chandigarh College of Hospitality a division of Chandigarh Group of Colleges. He was also the founder Principal of Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Bathinda, Govt. of Punjab affiliated to National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology under Govt. of Punjab. He has been instrumental in promoting hospitality education by establishing departments of hospitality and tourism education in a few colleges and institutes and university.

He has worked with the Ashok Group of Hotels, a division of India Tourism Development Corporation Limited in various positions for almost 30 years working and heading prestigious operations at Hyderabad House, state guest house and Prime Minister’s hospitality organization. Besides this he had been the General Manager at Hotel Kalinga Ashok, Bhubaneswar, Hotel Jaipur Ashok, Jaipur and catering operations at Vigyan Bhawan. He has achieved distinction for his competent handling and improvement of properties, turning around the operations and financial outcomes in a number of units.

He had also worked as General Manager for the Nirula’s group of Hotels and Restaurants. This was the first Quick Service Restaurant chain of the country running 75 restaurants and two hotels.

Dr. Kamal Piyush had been a trainer recognized by South Asian Integrated Tourism Human Resource Development Program supported by European Union in 1997. He has been given certificate of Competence as a trainer by Indian Society of Training & Development under recognition of Hotel & Catering International Management Association in 1998.

He has in the course of time attended and chaired a number of conferences on training &, development in teaching in the hospitality & tourism industry.

Dr. Kamal Piyush has also authored a very successful book on skill development program for hospitality industry.

He had been appointed and worked as Hospitality Management Expert by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of Bihar for the development of Tourism, Hospitality and allied affairs from Dec 2017 to Nov.

Divya Bhalla

Deputy Director

Ms. Divya Pathak, Deputy Director, Deputy Director-RIG Group of Institutes & Dean, Campus II with a demonstrated history of working in the corporate and the higher education industry. With a rich experience of 20 years behind her she is skilled in Analytical and Communication Skills, Lecturing, Instructional Design, Tutoring, Mentoring and Administration. A strong academic professional pursuing a Phd focused in Digital Marketing from Amity University, Noida. A MBA in Hospitality and Tourism Administration she is target driven and takes pride in being a Change Leader that motivates performance, skill and results.

Siddhant Bedi

Consultant, South Asia, Myanmar & Middle East

At EHL Advisory Services, Sidhant is a Consultant and a part of the VET by EHL business line responsible for setting up licensed VET centres across South Asia, Myanmar & Middle East. His positive approach helps him generate new business opportunities and provide end-to-end support in the opening of new VET centres by designing policies and procedures, content design & delivery methodologies and implementation of the Learning Management System. he has designed and delivered extensive training programs within the hospitality space for entry level to managerial level employees

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