Designing distinctive programs which are relevant, contemporary and participative
Developing individuals personally as well as professionally
Promoting practical management skills alongside theoretical business knowledge
Generating research, both theoretical and actionable
Fostering a vibrant and entrepreneurial business culture and
Delivering solutions to the society that are sustainable, responsible and pragmatic
Brief Background of the Center for Tourism Management
The beginning of the Department of Tourism Studies (DTS), University, may be traced back to 2002, when it was established as a centre for advanced Culture and Tourism Education and Research. It’s name was M.T.S. (Master of Tourism Studies). Present time name is Tourism Management.
Though Uttarakhand is the richest in the cultural heritage, teaching of the ancient Indian Culture and Spiritual tourism, Health tourism, Rural tourism were most neglected in the universities of the state. Looking into this discrepancy our department- the department of Tourism was established. The goals and objectives of the department art to provide the basic background of higher learning and research in the region, highlighting the grandeur, heritage and culture of the area in chronological order and develop the job potential for the region in the area of tourism and culture.
Travel & Tourism is one of the largest foreign exchange earners, providing employment directly & indirectly to millions of people worldwide through many service areas. Some of these service areas are the govt. tourism dept., the immigration and the western services, the travel agencies, the airlines, the tour operators, and the hotels. The career in the travel tourism industry is essentially concerned with providing services for people who are away from home, on business of holiday. It requires assessing the needs of tourists and businessmen and helping them make the best possible travel arrangement from the many travel options available.
The mission of the Department is to become an agent of change for principled, socially responsible and creative leadership in culture and tourism by providing the highest quality education for present and future leaders and advance the understanding and practice of tourism management through research and outreach. We strive towards inspiring people and enriching cultural and tourism management practice and leadership by:
Travel Desk& Information Counter
Well equipped Training room
High-Tech Computer Lab with Internet facility
Internship Training and Placement Cell
Prospects of Job Opportunities
District Tourism Office
University and college
Tourism Promoting Agencies
Hotel & Resort
Center for Indian History & Culture (Established in 2010)
Brief Background of the Center for Indian History & Culture
The department of Indian History & Culture at DSVV was established in 2002 in the form of Indian History, Culture and Archaeology Department. In 2004 it was named Indian Culture and Tourism Management department and since 2010, it is being operated as Indian History and Culture department. The department was started by Dr. Praveen Joshi, a specialist in archaeology, and was headed by Dr. Mamta Bhatnagar. Later on it is running under the headship of Prof. R.S. Chaturvedi. With a history of drawing together scholars from different disciplines such as archaeology, history, tourism, religion, and other subjects related to heritage preservation, the department is being benefited from a unique interdisciplinary approach to the study of Indian culture. All faculty members attend and keep themselves up to date with regular UGC courses and training programs, remaining abreast of the latest developments in teaching and in their field.
The IHC department is a small and close-knit group conducive to fostering personal ties between students and faculty members. Currently, there are 4 full-time faculty members, 39 under graduate, 06 post graduate and 5 Ph.D. students in the department.
Special features of the department is that it hosts excellent resources for students, including fully stocked Aryabhatt Library, consisting of over 25,000 books and 1,000 journals as well as its own up-to-date computer lab. Students from the department have gained practical experience through a variety of departmental study tours all over India, to prominent heritage sites such as Madurai, Bhuvaneshwar, Kanyakumari, Sanchi and local sites of Haridwar. Requirements of their programme consists of—4 classes and one practical report on a monument or museum of the student’s choice— are conducive to independent study and collaboration, as well as close work with individual faculty members.
Young, dedicated, sincere faculty members.
Inspiring environment of the University campus in the form of natural spiritual ambience and green campus
Rigorous educational activities in the form of frequent study tours,
professional internship and opportunity to learn from acclaimed professionals
High placement ratio
The instinctive environment of the University offers easy access to the students to learn about exotic tourism packages such as spiritual tourism, health tourism and cultural tourism.