KARACHI - Board of Governors of Pakistan Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (PITHM) has approved Rs75 million budget for Pakistan Institute Tourism Hotel Management Karachi for year 2012-13. 

Approval was accorded in a 43rd meeting of the Board of Governors of PITHM  held under the Chairmanship of Provincial Minister for Tourism Sindh Muhammad Ali Malkani here at his office.  It was also decided that five regional training centers for hotel management would be established in Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Thatta and Benazirabad where training and education will be imparted to the students in the field of Hotel Management that will also create new job opportunities for youths in Sindh. Secretary Tourism Syed Safdar Ali Shah, in his briefing, informed that modern computer laboratory and library equipped with 1,350 books on the subjects of hotel management, traveling, tourism and food technology have been established for the benefit of students. Board of Governors applauded the fast increasing enrolment of students in the PITHM which has been increased from 314 to 794 during a period of 4 months.

It was also decided in the meeting that Sindh government will be requested to provide pension and benevolent facilities to the employees of PITHM as enjoyed by other Sindh government.