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Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
14-December-2016 16:40 IST
Development of Traditional Dhabas

Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture has emphasised in its 229th report that traditional Dhabas should be developed and maintained with highest cleanliness, hygiene and authenticity of their local cuisine.

It has been incorporated in the guidelines for classification of hotel, which is a voluntary scheme of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. The guidelines provide that classified hotels, will impart training to specific number of people, under the scheme of ‘Hunar Se Rozgar Tak”. This scheme is very beneficial for training people already employed or self employed in dhabas, restaurants, eateries etc. to learn basis skill of this sector thus making them tourist friendly, cleaner, hygienic with serving local cuisine in local ambience and incentivizing them to serve the tourist better.

This information was given by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Culture and Tourism in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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Sanjay Kumar/jk/Tourism-2/14-12-2016