THSC and REACHA Unite to Empower Arunachal Pradesh’s Youth 


Arunachal Pradesh: The Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (THSC) and its training partner REACHA (Research and Extension Association for Conservation Horticulture and Agro-forestry) have proudly launched the Home Stay Host Training Programme, a transformative initiative aimed at empowering 160 enthusiastic young individuals from the scenic region of Arunachal Pradesh.

The official launch ceremony took place at Indira Gandhi College, Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, marking a significant milestone in the concerted effort to promote skill development and economic prosperity in the region.

 “We are excited to embark on this journey of skill development and empowerment in partnership with REACHA. By providing comprehensive training to Arunachal Pradesh’s youth, we are not only enhancing their employability but also fostering sustainable tourism in this beautiful region.”

Rajan Bahadur, CEO of the Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council

This Home Stay Host Training Programme is the outcome of a remarkable collaboration between India Infoline Finance Limited (IIFL) Foundation, the National Cadet Corps (NCC) under the Ministry of Defence, Lohitpur Brigade, and Dao Division. Their shared vision is to uplift the lives of underprivileged youth and contribute to the prosperity of the region while simultaneously boosting tourism in Arunachal Pradesh.

“Through this program, we aim to equip young individuals with the skills necessary to become ambassadors of our region, offering visitors a glimpse into the rich culture and hospitality that define Arunachal Pradesh.”

Nikhil Pant, Chief Executive Officer at REACHA

The initiative aims to equip participants with essential hospitality skills, enabling them to offer warm and authentic hospitality experiences to tourists. As a result, it is expected to attract more tourists to the region, thereby boosting the local economy and providing new opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship.

Through this partnership, THSC, REACHA, IIFL Foundation, NCC, Lohitpur Brigade, and Dao Division are demonstrating their commitment to fostering social and economic development in Arunachal Pradesh. This initiative not only strengthens the tourism sector but also empowers the youth of the region to build sustainable livelihoods.

THSC, established in 2014, is an apex body for vocational education & skill development in India focusing on Tourism & Hospitality. Since inception in 2014, THSC has enrolled over 1.5 million and successfully certified over a million youth. Having a network of 600+ Institutes, 100+ Colleges & 2000+ Industry Members, THSC’s vision is to create a robust industry-aligned skilling ecosystem to promote Tourism & Hospitality sector and meet its mission of impacting millions of beneficiaries to get respectable employment opportunities for serving customers’ needs.