‘License norms to be relaxed for restaurateurs’
Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra assured restaurant industry leaders of simplifying the norms of licensing, staying true to the commitment made by the government to them.
“Delhi government is happy to be engaging with the restaurant industry leaders. The restaurant industry plays a pivotal role in adding to the cultural vibrancy of the city as well as tourism promotion, especially for Delhi which has the advantage of having various heritage sites” said Kapil Mishra in a conference of industry leaders in Hauz Khas Village on Wednesday night. “For its growth, we will simplify licensing / renewal processes and eliminate inspector raj. We are also looking to create restaurant based tourism hubs in the city. This is just the beginning of the AAP revolution in the tourism and hospitality industry,” he added.
Riyaaz Amlani, President, National Restaurant Association of India presented a global perspective on pivotal role of hospitality and restaurant industry towards the growth of tourism in a country in its 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and demanded the minister to create a favourable environment for business in the city. The conference was attended by leading restaurateurs like Ajay Kaul, Rohan Jetley of TGI Fridays, Rahul Singh of The Beer Café, Manpreet Gulri of Subway, Kabir Advani of <g data-gr-id="17">Berco’s</g>, Ashish <g data-gr-id="18">Kothare</g> of Roadhouse Bengaluru, Sunil Lamba of <g data-gr-id="19">Kwality’s</g>, Sunil <g data-gr-id="20">Mahotra</g> of Embassy and Rohit Aggarwal of Lite Bite Foods. The association also presented a charter of demands to the minister.