( Jointly Sponsored By Govt. of India & Govt. of Tamilnadu )
( Courses are Affiliated to National Council For Hotel Management & Catering Technology )
Thuvakkudi, Trichirapalli - 15


About SIHMCT :


The State Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology(SIHMCT), formerly known as Food Craft Institute(FCI) situated at Thuvakkudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, was established on 01/10/1981 by Govt. of India on the land and building transferred from the then Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli (presently National Institute of Technology) measuring 26.57 acres with a building measuring 15,600 sq.ft. It is registered under Societies Act, 1975. It is jointly sponsored by the Govt. of India and Govt.of.Tamil Nadu..The Institute was upgraded from Food Craft Institute to State Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology on 15.12.1998.The institute was started mainly to train and provide jobs to the youth in the various sectors of the hospitality industry, and to develop entrepreneurs. Hospitality industry has the potential of offering millions of direct and indirect job opportunities to the trained manpower.


The programs offered by the SIHMCT are under the aegis of National Council for Hotel management and catering technology, Noida and the course design lays emphasis on producing operational and managerial staff for the hospitality industry. The Institute has very good infrastructure and well qualified and experienced staff for training and developing the students. Tamil Nadu Government has declared this Institute as centre for excellence for Hospitality and Tourism education.


State Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Tiruchirappalli has provided high quality courses in Hotel & Catering for over three decades .The Institute has carved niche for itself in the field of Hospitality education and training. It has a proven record of quality training and assured placement to the successful candidates. Our alumni all over the world are the testimony for our claim. SIHMCT understands its responsibility towards the students, hospitality industry, society, nation, and the International community. We are committed to impart quality training to the young aspirants making them thorough hospitality professionals, to provide trained and employable manpower to the hospitality industry, to deliver quality products and services to the society at affordable prices, to contribute to the economic development of our nation by producing entrepreneurs, and to understand and satisfy the changing needs of the International community.


The Institute has been producing outstanding students for the Hospitality Industry by a dedicated team of professionally qualified and highly experienced faculty. The reputation and the brand Image of SIHMCT have been attracting the hoteliers from all over India to conduct Campus Interviews. The excellent Institute-Industry Cooperation has been responsible for the 100% placement record that has been maintained over the years.


We are proud to say that the students graduating from our Institution are talented, confident, energetic with positive attitude, and capable of adapting themselves to various work environments. Our students are the potential global employees of the hospitality industry.


Board of Governors


1. Shri. Apurva Varma, I.A.S

Principal Secretary to Government,
Tourism, Culture & Religious Endoments Dept., /
Chairman SIHMCT,
Govt. of Tamilnadu,  Fort St. George,

Chennai – 600 009.            



2.Shri. V. Palani Kumar, I.A.S.,
Commissioner of Tourism,
Govt. of Tamilnadu,
Omandurar Govt. Estate,
Tourism Complex,  Wallajah Road,

Chennai – 600 002.             


3.Mr.Praveen Kumar, I.A.S.,
Commissioner of Technical Education,
Directorate of Technical Education,
Chennai – 600 025.


4.Ms. Usha Sharma, I.A.S.,
Additional Director General (Tourism),
HMC Division,  Ministry of Tourism,
Govt. of India,   Transport Bhavan,
New Delhi – 110 001. 


5.Mr. M. Sundaresan,
Regional Officer,
Southern Regional Office,
All India Council of Technical Education,
‘Sastri Bhavan’  26, Haddows Road, 
Numgambakkam,  Chennai – 600 006. 


6.Joint Secretary to Government
Finance Department [Tourism],
Govt. of Tamilnadu, 
Fort. St. George,
Chennai – 600 009.


7.Mr. S. Rajamohan,
Principal & Secretary,
Institute of Hotel Management Catering
Technology & Applied Nutrition,
CIT Campus, TTTI Taramani,
Chennai – 600 113.


8. The Director (Studies),
National Council for HM &CT
Library avenue, Pusa,  
New Delhi – 110 011.    


9.Mr. Shoeb Samad,
Regional Director
Govt. of India Tourist Office,
Southern Regional Office,
No.154, Anna salai,
Chennai – 600 002.       


10.The Financial Controller,
Govt. of India,
Ministry of Civil Aviation & Ministry of Tourism,
169, 'B' Wing, Rajeev Gandhi Bhawan,
Safdarjung Airport,
New Delhi – 110 003.


11.Mr. S.Krithivasan,
General Manager,
Ambassador Pallava,
Chennai – 600 106.



12.Mr. V. Vasudevan,
Managing Director,
Hotel Sangam,   Collector’s Office Road,
Tiruchirapalli – 620 001.  




13.Mr. R. Singaravelavan,

Member & Secretary
State Institute of Hotel Management &
Catering Technology,
Tiruchirappalli – 15.   

Member & Secretary