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Dr. YSR NITHM's strength lies in the well-designed courses and dedicated in-house faculty and experts from industry. Tie-ups have been initiated with renowned Universities / Institutes in tourism & hospitality management from France, USA, Australia etc., Eminent faculty members from these institutes are expected to visit NITHM regularly as a part of academic exchange programs.

Mr V Narendra Kumar, Principal (SOH)

Completed National Council Diploma DHMCT&AN in 1988 from IHM Hyderabad. Having total experience of more than 25 years in Kitchen, Training and Academics. Started career in Kitchen Operation in Bhaskar Palace Hotel in Hyderabad, followed by working with Carnival Cruise Lines , Miami USA, worked in kitchen operations.

Worked as Principal for Osmania University Affiliated Hotel Management College in Hyderabad, then moved to hotel industry worked as Group Manager Training for Hotel Group based at Hyderabad operating Five Star and Four star Hotels. Involved in developing key processes, enhancement of service standards, recruitment and training.

Completed MTM, MBA , currently perusing PhD with JNTUH Hyderabad on “HRM in Hospitality industry in Five Star Hotels in Hyderabad”. Published various papers on HRM hospitality industry.

Published research papers:

1.A Study on Strategies For Sustaining Competitive Advantage in Tourism Sector.

2. Employee Satisfaction with reference to performance Appraisal System at Nuclear Fuel Complex.

3. A Study on Strategies For Sustaining Competitive Advantage in Tourism Sector


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Mr K.Vasudevan, (HMCT), MTM, MPhil, HOD(Hospitality)
Mr Vasudevan
Seasoned professional with nearly ‘Three’ decades of rich and insightful experience in hospitality industry in India and abroad in leading hotels in Germany,Bahrain and Iraq. Expertise in handling a diverse range of operations entailing F&B operations, sales & revenue, P&L accountability, food service operations management etc. He was the principal of leading hotel Management colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Has expertise in setting up institutes off hotel management. He has participated in many conferences, seminars, workshops in the field of hospitality..Demonstrated abilities in Planning & Management with experience of handling the entire operation in hospitality. Facilitating/coaching students by using interactive discussions & “hands-on” approaches to help students learn & attain proficiency in subjects. He has an avid interest in facilitating supply of suitable trained professionals to the hospitality industry
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Mr. Anand Bethapudi, Associate Professor (General Management)
Mr Anand Bethapudi

Anand Bethapudi is working as an Associate Professor and Head of the Department(General Management). Anand has submitted thesis to the Rayalaseema University for the award of Doctor of Philosophy , Ph.D in Marketing Management. Anand holds Master of Business Administration from Andhra University. Anand has a  secured  University Rank in Marketing Management. Anand has Qualified Prestigious UGC-NET/JRF in Management. Anand Graduation is Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications Engineering) from Andhra University. Anand is Delivering Lectures  in Business Management Subjects at both Graduation and Post Graduation Level for 16 years.Anand offered services as a Head of the Department for 10 years and Dean(Incharge). Anand is designing and updating MBA and BBA Syllabus for Several Universities. Anand is pursuing M.Tech (Embedded Systems-Very Large Scale Integration ES-VLSI) from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University JNTU-Hyderabad. Anand is expert in teaching C language and Java Languages and e-commerce. Anand is reviewing number of International Research Papers regularly. Anand is an Editorial Board Member of International Open Access Journal, Editorial Board Member and Reviewer of International Journal of Business Management http://www.aebjournal.org/editorialteam.php. Anand is an Editorial Board Member and Reviewer of International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality http://omicsgroup.org/journals/editorialboard-tourism-hospitality-open-access.php#. Anand has presented Research papers in National and International Conferences and published number of Research papers in Marketing, HRM, General Management and Entrepreneurship. Anand is conducting research in Tourism, Hospitality and Banking Industries. Anand has participated and presented Research paper on “Role of ICT in Tourism and Hospitality in Industry” in International Conference, Penang, Malaysia organized by University Sains Malaysia in collaboration with Prince of Songkla University, Thailand. Anand is writing a Book on ICT in Tourism and Hospitality for Apple Academics, USA and CANADA. Anand Research papers are included in several Booksas Chapters. Anand has selected for Japanese Fellowship (Tokyo International University) and HRD Fellowship by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt.of India. Anand is a Question Paper setter for several Universities Anand has Coordinated several National Seminars. Qualified Mathematical Olympiad. School education from the Merit school A.P.Residential School, Puligadda, Krishna Dt. A.P.India. Expert Faculty in General Management, Marketing Management and Human Resource Management. HR and Business Consultant for many Engineering and Technology, Business Management, Tourism, Hospitality and Educational Organizations. Anand has Expertise in Admissions as a Convener. Previously served in the Prestigious Institutions Vidya Vikas Institute of Technology, JNTU Hyderabad, Hi-Tech College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department in Christu Jayanthi Jubilee P.G.College, Anand has close association with many Universities and Management Institutes in India, South Arica, USA, CANADA and European Countries. and abroad. Anand has wonderful Public Relations in Govt in India. Anand is expert in Mobilsing funds for an event/Project Management. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Mr.Suryaranarayan Raju RSKK - SENIOR LECTURER (Hospitality)
Suryaranarayana Raju
Work Experience with a blend of Industry and Academia consisting of 3 years from Hotel Industry from Viceroy presently Marriott at Hyderabad. Pursued teaching/academics for the past 13 years. Teaching and Training students of NITHM since inception for MBA and BBA. A Hotel Management Graduate from Mangalore University , Raju also holds Masters in Arts from Public Personnel Management, Tourism Management and also MPhil in Tourism Management. Hospitality Experience led to teaching Rooms Division, Food and Beverage Management, Revenue Management and ICT for Tourism and Hospitality. Raju has the zeal for teaching and training because it gives him the privilege to train a new breed of Tourism and Hospitality professionals and entrepreneurs.
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Mr Govind Raj Emmadi Associate Professor and Head of Training and Consultancy Division
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Govinda Raj Emmadi is a Tourism professional with over 25 years of national and international experience. Holds an MBA from University of Botswana, Post Graduate qualifications in Tourism Management from Austria and Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Travel from IHMCT Hyderabad.
Held several positions at AP Tourism during the year 1987-97. Worked as Principal Tourism Officer with Ministry of Tourism, Government of Botswana from year 1997 to 2005. Mr.Emmadi was a key member of the team that coordinated the development and implementation of National Master Plan for Tourism in Botswana and was instrumental in developing several tourism projects for the benefit of local communities with particular emphasis in sustainable development/Eco tourism. Coordinated the development and implementation of National Eco Tourism strategy for Botswana in the year 2002/3 that was funded by European Union.
Expert in coordinating the implementation of Tourism infrastructure projects, Marketing, and Communication needs of the Tourism Sector. Helps Tourism Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh in his role as Tourism Consultant on all matters pertaining to Training and development of Human resources, Tourism coordination with Government of India (CFA).
Currently working as Associate Professor and Head of Training and Consultancy Division at National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Hyderabad.
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Ms. Michelle J.Francis, Trainings & Placement Officer
Michelle

Brings along her professionalism and rich experience, working with the Travel & Tourism Industry since 1994.

Done her Masters - 1994 - 1995, from Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Specialization: Public Personal Management.
Further enhanced her career in the Tourism Industry by completing a Diploma in International Airline and Travel & Management with double honors from Trade Wings Institute of Management, Hyderabad - 1994. And also done a PG Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management from Kuoni Academy - Hyderabad during the year 2007 - 2008. Certified as Trainer by companies such as Galileo India Pvt. Ltd and Amadeus India Pvt. Ltd. Both leading MNC Travel software companies. Awarded 3rd for all India Faculty Development Program by Kuoni Academy year 2008 – 2009. Journeyed with companies such as Marshall Tours & Travels, Secunderabad - A subsidiary of Bambino Group Company that serves as a travel agent, Lufthansa German Airlines, GSA Hans Aviation (P) Ltd - The world’s leading European carrier and member of the star alliance, Galileo India Pvt. Ltd. - A leading CRS company that deals with travel technology and software development and Kuoni Academy, Hyderabad - A subsidiary of Kuoni Travel Group, one of the world’s leading globally-active leisure travel organizations and India’s largest travel & Tourism Company. Now she serves NITHM as Training & Placement Officer – Coordinating with the Industry for practical oriented on-site trainings, Takes classes on Personality Development and also trains 40 – 50 sessions on the GDS Travel Software – AMADEUS MUNDUS.
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Mr. Anand Banda, SENIOR LECTURER (Hospitality)
Anand Banda

A pure Academician by heart and soul has been with NITHM since 2008 and rendering services as Lecturer .In July 2014, was promoted as Senior Lecturer. Implemented novel methods of teaching which includes seminars, group discussions and case studies. An expert in Rooms division Management handles classes for MBA, BBA and Bsc - Hotel management. As a placement officer turned around the placements and achieved 100% placements for the students of NITHM for the years 2009, 2010, 2011. His extensive networking with the industry has resulted in several tie ups leading to student’s placements.
Graduated in Hotel management from KLE institute, Bangalore. Worked in leading hotels like WINDSOR MANOR (5 star Hotel) and THE PARK, Bangaluru as Front Office executive. Has keen interest in teaching and training, a total of 16 yrs of experience which includes 13 yrs in teaching. Worked in several private Hotel management institutes in Hyderabad and currently working as Senior Lecturer at School of Hospitality NITHM, Hyderabad.
Has a passion for training. Conducted several training programmes on Hospitality, customer care, soft skills and motivation for several groups such as police department, college students, Bank employees, Tourism staff etc.
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Dr.Niraj Gohil, Asst. Professor (Tourism)
Mr Niraj Gohil
Neeraj Gohil secured his Master of Tourism Administration (MTA) from APS University, Rewa in 2001. He obtained his PhD degree from Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jbalapur in the year 2014. He has also done the PGDM and PGDHRM courses from IGNOU, New Delhi. Currently working as Incharge of Tourism Department and Examination Incharge of the Institute. Specializing in the Tourism Products, Destination Management, Tourism Policy & Planning, he has a teaching experience of 12 years along with 2 years of travel industry exposure. He has contributed several articles in national and international journals. He has participated and presented papers in international conferences, national seminars and attended various workshops and training programmes. He has prepared course material for Telagu University Hyderabad, Vocational course of Board of Intermediate, Andhra Pradesh. He has also completed one Minor Research Project entitled “Resource Potential for Tourism Development in Madhya Pradesh” funded by UGC.
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Ms.R. Vijaya Lakshmi Asst. Professor (Tourism)
Ms Vijaya Lakshmi
She has Masters in History from University of Hyderabad, 1993 specializing in Cultural History of Modern India, M.Phil in Modern Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1995; worked on the topic ‘Portrayal of Women inTelugu Cinema’ 1931-1947. She is presently pursuing Ph.D from Acharya Nagarjuna University, on the topic ‘Portrayal of Women in Telugu Cinema’ 1931-2000. She has a Professional experience of over 11 years initially starting as a Project Fellow at Centre for Women’s Studies, later working as sponsored Event’s Officer for Help Age India before beginning her Teaching Career. She worked as Lecturer in History & Tourism at Maris Stella College, Vijayawada from 2003 – 2007 and as Assistant Faculty in Communication Skills at University of Petroleum & Energy Studies from 2007-2008. She is presently working as Faculty in Tourism at National Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management from June 2008.
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Dr. D Maheshwara Reddy Asst. Professor (General Management)
Maheshwara Reddy
Dr. D. Maheswara Reddy qualified with masters in Management and Commerce, M.Phil and Ph.D in Public Sector Banks, B.Ed, UGC NET both in Commerce as well as Management. With rich experience of 17 years, teaching experience and 5 years of research experience. Guided M.Phil and PhD scholars, and also mentored MBA projects for 36 students as of date. Has authored a book on Regional Rural Banks, contributed 36 research publications in reputed national and international journals. Has attended various national seminars/workshops and presented papers. Areas of interest are finance and accounting. Apart from that the other areas of research interest of banking and general management. Earlier contributed as an Asst. Professor for PG and UG subjects in Management and Commerce, also Managing Editor for WIM Journal of Management at ITM Business School. Currently serving at the National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management as an Asst Professor Management.
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Mr M.K.Ganesh SENIOR LECTURER (Food Production)
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Having vast experience in managing large catering operations, he is proficient in Indian, continental,Chinese cuisines and bakery & confectionery. He was qualified in B.sc in Maths, Craftsmanship course in food production and patiseerie from IHM Chennai, DHM&CT from Asan institute Chennai,Master degree in Tourism management, M.Sc in Hotel management and Mphil in Tourism Management. He has vast experience from well known establishments like Hotel Residency, WG Bay island Andaman & Nicobar islands, Valleyview, Green pavilion, Hot breads, Diet kitchen - Sri Ramachandira medical college & hospital chennai, as a Food production - Head, Lecturer at Annai fathima group of institutions, Madurai, Sri Kaliswari college, Sivakasi and Snehacharya institute of management & technology.
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Mr. K.N.Lokesh Kumar Assistant Professor (Tourism)
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Mr.Lokesh Kumar has a Work experience of more than 02 years in the Tourism Industry from Kuoni Travel India Pvt.Ltd.He holds a post Graduate Degree in Tourism & Travel Management from Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management,Gwalior.He is also a qualified UGC-NET/JRF in Tourism Management .He finds his interest working in the areas on Destination Management and Sustainable Tourism.His career goals are to work for a better Tourism Education and contribute towards Sustainable Tourism Research and its applications .
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Mr. Raghav Reddy, LECTURER(Food Production)
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A Hotel Management graduate from culinary academy of india. He holds masters in Arts in Public personnel management. Mr .Reddy started his career at Hotel Taj Banjara in cold kitchen for 2 yrs(2002-2004).STCW 95, Has a vast experience in bulk cooking, chinese, cold kitchen. and worked in various colleges ,has got more than 10 yrs experience in teaching. worked as lecturer at IHM shakti college ,hyderabad (2007-2012).
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Mr.Chelleswara Rao LECTURER (Hospitality)
Challeswara Rao
Hospitality Graduate from IHM Hyderabad, and a certified Hospitality trainer having hand full of experience both from industry & premier hospitality institutions. He worked for ITC kakatiya Sheraton, Quality Inn, and Dolphin Hotels at various levels and also has expertise in menu engineering, food & wine matching, and Bar management. He had the privilege to under gone (TTT) Train the Trainer program on cruise conducted at gulf region by Costa Crociere S.P.A. (It’s a Europe’s no.1 cruise lines)
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Mr. P.Vemana, Assistant Professor (Tourism)
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Mr. PAGIDIPALA VEMANA is a committed tourism professional having 12 years of commendable work experience. He completed his Master’s Degree in Tourism Management (MTM) from Kakatiya University, Warangal in the year 2002. His second Master’s Degree is in Communication & Journalism (MCJ) from Sree Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad. He is a UGC – NET qualified candidate in the subject of Tourism Administration & Management. At present, Mr. Vemana is pursuing his Ph. D in Tourism from Kakatiya University, Warangal.

His 12 years of work experience is a perfect blend of Government, Industry and Academics. In this span of 12 years, he gained considerable amount of domain knowledge and hands on experience in tourism & hospitality sector. He has passion for teaching. His subjects of interest are Principles & Practices of Tourism, Tourism Policy & Planning, Tourism Product / Destination Development and Strategic Management. His industry competencies are conducting market research, preparation of feasibility reports and Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for Tourism & Hospitality projects.

His work experience in the Government right from grass root level till top notch level officers has helped him to know and visualize field dynamics as well as top management perspectives in a better way. Thus, in any given line & staff departments, his presence is an added value for effective liaisoning & co-ordination among various stakeholders, of any given tasks.

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+91 84 99 99 72 94 (Office), +91 99 89 45 15 51 (Personal).




Mr.Mahender Reddy.G Assistant Professor (Tourism)
Mahender Reddy
MBA (Tourism & Hospitality) from Dr YSR NITHM, (PGD in Tourism and Environmental Law from NLU & WWF).
Mr.Reddy got three years experience in preservation & management of Cultural Tourism projects, preparation of detailed project report (DPR), feasibility studies, planning and organizing heritage walks, cultural events and awareness campaigns with an emphasis of heritage preservation, sustainable tourism and socioeconomic development.
Mr.Reddy is experienced in Event Management by volunteering and organizing different events like UNWTO, PATA, UNESCO, Fox History Channel-INTACH and Dept. of Tourism Govt. of Andhra Pradesh etc,. Experience in planning and organizing adventure, cultural, educational and FAM tours. Mr.Reddy got academic understanding in designing, conducting training programs and teaching in heritage management, tourism and its allied subjects by working for different organizations like NITHM, HCIC, APTDC, University of Hyderabad and Little Flower Degree College, Andhra Pradesh Prisons Department etc,.
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