DIT School of Hospitality Management and Tourism sign MOU with Sagaolcar Foundation


Mr. Dattaraj Salgaocar, Managing Director of VM Salgaocar and Company and his team with Dr. Dominic Dillane Head of School of Hospitality Management and Tourism DIT signing the MOU in Goa.


07 May 2013:  The DIT School of Hospitality Management and Tourism has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with VM Salgaocar and Company Foundation in Goa, in Southern India.  The aim is to develop a partnership through which DIT will offer programmes at the new Salgaocar Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management located in Raia, Salcete, in Goa.  A new purpose built facility is due to open in July 2014 and will offer programmes for approximately 500 students in hospitality and tourism management.  Speaking at the signing of the MoU, Mr. Dattaraj Salgaocar said he welcomed this important milestone in developing a long and fruitful relationship with DIT.


The V.M. Salgaocar Group of Companies has a range of business interests in India, including ore mining, processing and exports of iron ore, shipping, steel, logistics, infrastructure, real estate, media and health care.  Through a number of Trusts and Societies it has established, it now runs Goa's first Law College, an 120 bed hospital, the Salgaocar Football team and a Foundation which awards scholarships  as well as funding various social outreach programs.  The Group has also established a 5-star deluxe hotel in Goa tying up with Marriott International and also a 4-star property in Vaso De Gama, Goa. 

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