ICT for Travel and Tourism

Admission Notice for Training Programmes under MeitY sponsored Project  " ICT Intervention in Travel and Tourism (T&T) Industry through Capacity Building in New Age Digital Technologies" by NIELIT, Gangtok”


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Project name: ICT Intervention in Travel and Tourism (T&T) Industry through Capacity Building in New Age Digital Technologies

Implemented by: National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT)- Gangtok under the aegis of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India

States covered: Sikkim 

Aims and Objective of the project: The project has following objectives :

  1. To empower the target group with Digital Skills including understanding of e-commerce digital transactions and associated concepts to help them leverage the benefits of technology for Travel, Tourism & other related sectors thereby opening newer as well as better livelihood avenues either as an employee or an entrepreneur.
  2. To bridge the gap i.e., the technology shift in the rapidly changing Travel and Tourism Industry by giving much needed Digital Skills to help the target group cope with changes in today’s Digital world.
  3. To upgrade/improve the behavior and service skills of the target groups to eventually achieve an improved tourist specific ambience.
  4. To develop a technology-literate Travel and Tourism industry by helping the target groups participate equally and proactively in today's technology driven industry by being better informed and with the power to communicate and interact freely and effectively.
  5. To support local, social and economic development in Sikkim and ensure social justice –by helping target groups promote rural tourism thereby creating more tourist hotspots so that Tourism can be promoted across all the 4 districts of Sikkim. Research shows that for every 30 new tourists to a destination - one new job is created.
  6. Digital Inclusion of the stakeholders dealing with indigenous and tourism based products to increase their livelihood opportunities by making their products reach online markets.
  7. To enable target groups develop digital content for market promotion using appropriate software tools



Details for the course "ICT for Travel and Tourism" 

Training Duration

10 days


NIELIT Gangtok

Who are Eligible for the Training?

Stakeholders involved in Travel and Tourism Industry of Sikkim/ Unemployed Youths of Sikkim

Education Qualification

Minimum 8th Pass 


Must be a permanent resident of Sikkim

Training Mode


Blended (Mix of both Online and Offline)

Training Location  NIELIT Gangtok, Indira By Pass Road, Near KBT Petrol Pump, Sichey Barpipal, Gangtok, East Sikkim -737101