Curricular and co-curricular activities are given substantial importance by Lourdes Matha Institute Of Hotel Management And Catering Technology consistently. Considering the nature of Hotel and Hospitality jobs, supporting Academic activities such as sessions on interpersonal skills, motivation and communication skills were provided to the students regularly along with balanced and active participation in sports, games and events conducted by the University of Kerala. Our students were also active participants and have been winners in inter-collegiate culinary and hospitality competitions. Activities were not limited to students but also extended to the teaching staff with skills development programmes and industry updates to facilitate better teaching.
Lourdes Matha Institute Of Hotel Management And Catering Technology is the dynamic center of extra-curricular life on campus. We are student-centered and are committed in creating a seamless experience – ensuring a continuous growth and development during the entire course period. The students, faculty and staff members together organise cultural and social programs. We aim to provide diverse and balanced intellectual, awareness and responsible living.
The following committees were formulated for conducting several activities –
ACADEMIC COMMITTEE, SOCIAL ACTIVITY COMMITTEE, CO–CURRICULAR ACTIVITY COMMITTEE. These committees carry out the activities of the institute.
Major activities during the year 2015-16 is listed below:-
- Food Festival -ALIMESPASSO February 2016
- A Rally To Create Awareness On Reducing Food Wastage, February 2016
- Exhibition On Food Safety Combating Food Scarcity, February 2016
- One Day Seminar
- Industrial Visit (VISIT To Heritage Winery And Vineyards In Bangaluru)
- World Environment Day
- Session On Cyber Crimes, Anti-Narcotics And De-Addiction Camp
- Bake Cake for Charity
- Fruit Mixing Ceremony To Bake 500 Kilos Of Cake
- Yoga Training For Students
- Blood Donation Camp
- Cake Fest Inter-collegiate Competetion
- Zero Food Waste Program
- Professional Course Guidance Seminar – A Joined Venture of Deepika and Lourdes Matha Group of Institutions
2. FOOD FESTIVAL -ALIMESPASSO FEBRUARY 2016
Lourdes Matha Institute Of Hotel Management And Catering Technology organised a food and fun festival as a part of curriculum and active exposure to the final year students. Food festivals named “ALIMESPASSO” is considered as a platform for students to showcase their skills in different areas of hospitality and tourism including their expertise in various cuisines. The profit generated is always donated to charity every year, thus helping the needed in the society.
We organised ALIMESPASSO 2016 Food Festival based on the theme “Taste of 5 States” at Priyadarshini hall, East fort, Thiruvananthapuram from 21st April 2016 to 24th April 2016. It was inaugurated by Dr. Lekshmi Nair, Principal, Law Academy Thiruvananthapuram in the presence of Mr. Philip John, secretary, LMCES and Prof. P.M. Hormis,director, Lourdes Matha group of institution. Mr. Gopakumar, Research Officer, Food Safety Department, FSSAI, inaugurated the Seminar and Dr. Raheena Begum, former HOD Govt. College for Women Thiruvananthapuram inaugurated the Exhibition “FOOD SAFETY COMBATING FOOD SCARCITY”. Mr. Ranjith Sarovar, Tele-artist in Food on Road Show, inaugurated the Cultural events. ALIMESPASSO 2016, a 4 days food and fun fest was covered by our Radio partner 93.5 RED FM and a few news papers which helped us to draw greater public attention. The students catered nearly 1000 customers in three days which could be considered a great success for the efforts. The yearly food fests by LMIHMCT is a significant contribution to the local tourism activities and increasing demand of peoples’ varied palate. The event was repoted by Amrita T.V, Kairali.T.V and Jeevan T.V along with the print media.