Skål International Goa visits V. M. Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education
Skål International Goa team visited the V. M. Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education, Raia, on February 5, 2021.
This first contact with the Institute's management and students was intended to brief them about Skål International and Young Skål.
The Skål International Goa team that participated in this meeting was composed by President Ernest Dias, Director Young Skål Carl Costa, Past National and Club President Mario Sequeira, Past Club President Menino Goes Proenca, Past Club President Charles Bonifacio and Secretary Asia and Goa Shekhar Divadkar.
It was a very productive interaction with a warm welcome accorded by the Management Team led by Skålleague Principal Irfan Mirza and Team.
The visiting Skål International Goa leadership team then did a familiarization tour of the institute facilities. The Skål International team found all the facilities to match up to truly of International Class. This was followed by a direct one on one with some of the students from the Institute with a commitment to enroll a sizable number of students as Young Skålleagues.
The process of enrollment took a couple of months to fructify due to the existing Covid conditions. A determined follow up by Director Young Skål Carl Costa and Skål International Goa President Ernest Dias has really been the key factor that has enabled Skål International Goa to add on 41 new Young Skålleagues to the existing 36 Young Skålleague Members from the Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Porvorim, Goa.
The club has grown in numbers from 81 Active + 23 Young Skål International members totaling 104 members in 2020 to 88 active members + 77 Young Skålleagues totaling 165 members as on date in 2021.