Basic Level Staff Training 

The Foundation understands the importance of basic level staffing and fully endorses the dictum of ‘Strong foundation builds strong professionals’. Specially tailored basic level training programmes for the basic staff of travel and hotel trade keep running from time to time for the benefit of organisations in general and involved basic staff (car drivers, room boys, porters, handicraft vendors, sweepers, tonga drivers & rickshaw pullers in particular).

From time to time Tornos Foundation organises refresher courses for spot-guides at different monuments. 'Talk Smart' is our basic course to develop an understanding English and converse in the language with the tourist - this course has benefited many tourism and hospitality related organisations in achieving a cutting edge language skills for their basic level staff.

Regular Trainings Organised:-

  • Regional Guides' Training Programme (Uttar Pradesh Tourism Dept.,).

  • Spot Guides' Refresher Course (Uttar Pradesh Tourism Dept.,).

  • 'Hum Saath Saath Hein' (we are together) - Tourist Taxi Drivers' Training Programme.

  • Dignifying Labour in Tourism - for drivers, porters, hotel door-men.



 It is never too late to realise the fact that, first it is necessary to stand on your own two feet. But the minute you find yourself in that position, the next thing you should do is to reach out your arms to others who have not stood. You can contribute to us not only financially but other ways too. How ? 


Donation does not necessarily come in huge sums. It could be just a few rupees saved by way of smoking a cigarette less a day, or drinking a peg lesser once a week, or may be just collecting the money that you might have earned by selling household junk, old news-papers and magazines. You may also donate your household goods, old clothes, toys, books etc., Know how ?


The worst part is that a three month old cub is nailed in its nose with red-hot iron, to make way for a plastic rope that would remain there for all its life and make it stand and shake as a dancer not to the tune of the dugdugi but due to pain that it feels when the rope is pulled. The teeth are smashed, claws clipped and it is made to stand on a hot tin plate so that it learns jumping and swaying. More...



Tornos Foundation (TF) is a registered non-profit social organisation in India. are our principal supporters.

Our charity supporters are RACH Foundation, registered as a non-profit organisation in the USA.