Dr. Parikshit Sharma

Assistant Professor

Amity Institute of Travel & Tourism

Tourism Management
Amity Institute of Travel and Tourism

Amity University, Sector-125, Noida - 201313 (U.P), India

PH.D. TOURISM STUDIES - SOTHSM, IGNOU, New Delhi – MAY 2019
“Scope and Prospects of Cuisine as a Tourist Attraction: A Case Study of Himachal Pradesh”
UGC CBSE NET (TOURISM) - JUNE 2018
HP SLET (TOURISM) - 2016
Master of Arts (Tourism Management) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu
M. Sc. (Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Tourism) - Punjab Technical University, Jallandhar
PG. DIPLOMA (Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Tourism) - Punjab Technical University, Jallandhar
B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration) 2001-2004 - Institute of Hotel Management, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
4th November 2019 (Current Profile).
Assistant Professor - III - Amity Institute of Travel and Tourism, Amity University, Noida, U.P.

16th August 2011 – 23rd October 2019.
Head of Department (Independent Charge) - School of Hospitality & Tourism, Bahra University, Waknaghat, Solan, H.P.

July 2008 – August 2011
Faculty - Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, Kufri, Shimla (H.P.)


December 2005 – June 2008
Assistant Lecturer - Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Bhopal (M.P.)

May 2005 – December 2005
Banquet Supervisor - Sayaji Hotels Limited, Indore (M.P.)

July 2004 – February 2005
H.O.T. (Hotel Operation Trainee) – Devi Garh Palace, Udaipur (Rajasthan)
Travel Agency and Tour Operations Management
Tourism Heritage Management
Customer Care and Interpersonal Skills in Tourism
Special Interest Tourism
Culinary/ Food Tourism
Emerging Trends in Tourism
Heritage Management
Sustainable Development and Tourism
Human Resource Development
Special Interest Tourism
Culinary/ Food Tourism
Emerging Trends in Tourism
Heritage Management
Sustainable Development and Tourism
Tourism Geography
Life Member – Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
Life Member – Indian Tourism & Hospitality Congress (ITHC), Earlier Indian Tourism Congress (ITC)
Life Member – Association of Hospitality Professionals (AHP)
Conferences / Workshops / Seminars Attended:
1. Participated in National Seminar on “Tourism and Culture: Linking People, Spirituality and Heritage” organized by SoH&T, Bahra University, Shimla Hills on 14th April 2016.
2. Participated in National Seminar on “Problems and Prospects of Tourism and Hospitality Studies in India” organized by SOTHSM, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi on 5th and 6th April, 2016.
3. Participated in National Seminar On “HOSTOCON 2016 Tourism for All: Augmenting Curricular Aspects of Tourism and Hospitality Education” organized by UIHMT, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 27th and 28th February, 2016.
4. Participated in a One day Faculty Development Program on “Teaching Technology and its Impact on Learning” organized by Bahra University in December 05, 2015
5. Participated in an International Seminar On “HOSTOCON 2015 Tourism and Hospitality: Beyond the Agenda of One Billion Tourists and One Billion Opportunities” organized by UIHMT, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 19th and 20th September, 2015.
6. Participated in 2nd National Conference on “Tourism and Sustainable Development: Opportunities and Challenges” organized by School of Hospitality & Tourism, Bahra University on 15th May, 2015.
7. Participated in National Seminar On “Drugs, Police and Politician: A Socio-Legal Perspective” organized by School of Law, Bahra University on 21st February, 2015.
8. Participated in Three day 7th International ITHC Conference “Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development: Agenda for Tourism And Hospitality Industry” at Manali, Himachal Pradesh from 6th – 8th February, 2015
9. Participated in Bahra University’s First National Conference on Innovations in Engineering, Pharmaceutical, Legal and Management Sciences on 30 May, 2014
10. Participated in a Three day Faculty Development Program organized by Bahra University in July 14-16, 2014
11. Participated in a Two day Workshop on Practicing Responsible Tourism in the Himalayas at HIPA, Fair Lawns, Shimla organized by WWF India and Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in July 22 – 23, 2013

12. Participated in a one day conference on Bridging the Gap between Industry and Academia at RBIHM, Mohali Campus in March, 2012
13. Participated in a 10 days’ workshop on Faculty Initiation Program Conducted By IEDUP at Bahra University, Shimla Hills (19th - 28th December, 2011).
14. Participated In a 3 days’ workshop on Faculty Initiation Program Conducted By Prof. Mishra, Advisor, Rayat Bahra Group at Bahra University, Shimla Hills (16th, 17th & 19th December, 2011).
15. Participated in one day workshop on Curriculum Designing for Tourism at school level jointly organized by Institute of Vocational Studies (MTA) HPU and Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh (26 September, 2011).
16. Participated In a workshop on Earth and Environmental Conservation Conducted by Prof. Arun D. Ahluwalia, Geology Department, Panjab University, Chandigarh at Bahra University, Shimla Hills.
17. Participated In Faculty Development Program Conducted By PHD Chamber of Commerce and KAF at I.H.M. KUFRI, Shimla
18. Participated In Faculty Development Program Conducted By MIND ONE CONSULTANTS, Chandigarh at I.H.M. KUFRI, Shimla
19. Participated In Self Development Program “Management by PICKS” Conducted By QUEST SYSTEMS Pvt. Ltd
Conferences / Workshops / Seminars / Functions Organized:
1. Faculty Development Program on “Teaching Technology and its Impact on Learning” by Prof. Sudarshana Rana, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla on 5th December, 2015
2. Project on Manufacturing of Alcoholic Beverages – 24th June, 2015
3. Bed making Competition – 28th May, 2015
4. Organizing Secretary National Conference on “Tourism and Sustainable Development – Opportunities and Challenges” – 15th May, 2015 at Bahra University, School of Hospitality & Tourism.
5. Workshop on “Women Safety and Security” – 9th March, 2015, at Bahra University, School of Hospitality & Tourism by Prof. Mamta Mokta, Director, Centre for Women Studies and Development, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
6. Member- Hospitality - Organizing Committee at Three day 7th International ITHC Conference “Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development: Agenda for Tourism And Hospitality Industry” at Manali, Himachal Pradesh from 6th – 8th February, 2015
7. Member - Organizing Committee – Bahra University’s First National Conference on Innovations in Engineering, Pharmaceutical, Legal and Management Sciences on 30 May, 2014

8. Deputy Workshop Coordinator for 10 days State level workshop on “Youth Leadership, Personality Development & Youth Employability” for volunteers of Punjab, jointly organized by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (Autonomous organization under Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India) and Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar at Bahra University, Shimla from (13th – 22nd July, 2012)
9. In-charge Hospitality at Bahra University Fest Amenity, 2013 with a gathering of 1800 people in the University Campus
10. In-charge Hospitality at the Students Registration and Orientation program at Bahra University with a gathering of 600 and 1500 people in the University Campus.
11. Member Hospitality for RBGI – Conference at The Destination, Shimla
12. Organized Prestigious Functions At National Judicial Academy, Bhopal, A Supreme Court Of India Constituent
13. Organized a Prestigious Function At College Of Combat, (MHOW) In The Honor Of General Of The Indian Army
14. Organized a Theme Lunch For Foreign Delegates At BAJAJ TEMPO, Indore
15. Deputed By The Institute To Set Up A Restaurant At Kerwa Dam Near Bhopal In Liaison With Madhya Pradesh Eco-Tourism Development Board And Forest Department
16. Supervised A Party Of Signing Of MOU Between Govt. Of M.P. And Emergency Management And Research Institute, Hyderabad In The Presence Of Former President Of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam At Chief Minister’s Residence, Bhopal
Training Sessions Organized:
1. Conducted Training Sessions On Hospitality Services for Guest House Staff at Himachal Pradesh Forest Training Institute, Chail, Himachal Pradesh on 2nd August, 2016.
2. Conducted Training Sessions On Capacity Building Of Community Volunteers For Eco-Tourism Entrepreneurship Development To Staff And People Of Delabadi, Sehore And Madhya Pradesh Eco-Tourism Development Board
3. Conducted Guest Lectures for Food and Beverage Service & Accommodation Operations At Bhoj University, Bhopal
4. Visiting Faculty on Hospitality Course at Govt. P. G. Diploma College, Bhopal.
5. Conducted Training Sessions For Front Line Staff (Guest House And Mess) Of RCVP NORONHA ACADEMY OF ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT, BHOPAL.
6. Conducted Training Sessions on the Basics of Food and Beverage Service for the Deputy Jailors Of Training Academy, Central Jail, Bhopal.

7. Conducted Training Session For The Employees Of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., Bhopal On Hospitality Education And Guest Handling
8. Conducted Training Sessions On The Basics Of Food And Beverage Service For The Staff Of M.P. State Electricity Regulatory Commission.
9. Training Consultant to Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation, a 48 Hotels Unit, On Basics of Food and Beverage Service and Housekeeping.
Project:
1. Bahra University funded Minor Project “Coffee Table Book on Shimla Heritage”
2. Worked On A Project Of MAPCET, (Government Of M.P) To Design And Plan Training Module For Vocational Training Of SC/ST Youth Of State For Entrepreneurial Development.
3. Worked on setting up of Dinning area and Pantry for the Office of M.P. State Electricity Regulatory Commission.
CSR Activities
1. Organized Blood Donation camp at University campus by Indian Red Cross Society – State Office – Shimla on 26 February, 2014
2. Organized Mock Drill on “Disaster Management and dealing with emergencies” by Experts from Home Guard 11th Battalion, Solan at SoH&T, Bahra University on March 21, 2013
3. Community Cleanliness Drive’s in Waknaghat, Solan and Shimla
4. Earth Hour, 2013 through 2019 at Mall Road, Shimla and Bahra University, Waknaghat
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