Industry Interface >> Industry Visit
The Training & Placement Cell (TPC) regularly organize industry visits- one in each semester- to expose students to the real work environment. These visits provide the best industry exposure to its students and to enable them with the functional and operational knowledge across industry. Some of the companies where our students visited in recent past are:
Xiphias Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
The TPC arranged the Industrial Visit on 4th Dec'10. PGDM students visited the company, Xiphias Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Software Technology Park, Namkum Industrial Area, Ranchi. Xiphias is engaged in providing an integrated set of enterprise software applications to global companies. The students were exposed to the basic concept adopted by the Industry in Operations, Marketing, Human Resource and Global Selling. The students got an opportunity to interact with its Technical Manager, Marketing Manager, and R & D Manager .The inquisitiveness of the students were quenched by the people engaged in the company. Most of the enthusiastic students interacted with the staff and enquired about their operation techniques, turnover, marketing strategies & different problems faced by them in Software Industry in India and on global level. The visit helped the students get an insight in the Software Industry.
The students of PGDM Department were taken for an Industrial visit on 18th Dec’2010 to MECON Ltd, Ranchi, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Steel, Government of India. The organization was established in 1959 and is a multi- disciplinary firm with 1285 experienced & dedicated engineers, scientists and technologists, having a network of offices spread all over the country, experienced in handling consultancy assignments and EPC Projects. The students were exposed to the basic concept adopted by the industry in operations, marketing, human resource, and quality policies. Students got an opportunity to interact with the AGM, (Personnel) who emphasized on the various induction training, in-house trainings, vocational training initiated by the enterprise for its employees. He also elucidated on different modus operandi of engineering and consultancy industry. The inquisitiveness of the students was satisfied by the people engaged in the industry. The students were also taken for a visit to their R & D laboratories. The students were happy and satisfied with the attention given to them. Several questions were asked regarding their various projects undertaken.
Patratu Thermal Power Station
The students of PGDM went to Patratu Thermal Power Station (PTPS), Patratu, Jharkhand for an Industrial visit on 16th May 2011. The power station was built with Russian collaboration in 1962 and has six units made in Russia which are called Russian side and four units are made by Indian firm- BHEL, hence called an Indian side. The plant has a power generation capacity of 800MW. At present out of the ten existing units, only two units are under operation. The students interacted with the Manager (Administration) as well as Engineers workings in the plant. The students observed that the plant is running under huge loss and hence based on their visit, they could come up with innovative and useful recommendations for PTPS. The visit to the Power Station was very informational for the students where they learned the working of an industry and the strategies to be adopted to make a plant profitable.
SNL Bearings Ltd.
PGDM students visited SNL Bearings Ltd., Ranchi on 12th Nov’2011. It is a subsidiary of NRB Bearings Ltd., an anti-friction bearing solution provider, offering effective and reliable end-to-end bearing solutions to its clients across the globe. Incorporated at Mumbai in 1965, as “Needle Roller Bearing Company Limited” an Indo-French joint venture with “Nadella-France”, NRB became the first Company to manufacture Needle Roller Bearings Ltd. in India. In the year 2000, it acquired SNL Bearings Ltd. (formerly known as Shriram Needle Bearing Industries Ltd.). Mr. Suraj Kumar, Manager of the Company, took a session of the students in which he elucidated the history of the Company, its mode of working, recruitment and selection process, and mentioned their major clients. He said that discipline and punctuality are very important qualities one should posses to grow in life. The students were taken for a visit to the plant where the students got an opportunity to see the working conditions of the employees and the methods of ensuring quality of the products as per ISO standards. Several questions were asked by students regarding their product, operations, process and machines used.
Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited
TPC arranged an Industrial visit on 25th November 2011 for their PGDM students to Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited, Ranchi. HEC was established in the year 1958 as one of the largest Integrated Engineering Complex in India. It manufactures and supplies capital equipments & machineries and renders project execution required for core sector industries. It has complete manufacturing set up starting from casting & forging, fabrication, machining, assembly and testing - all at one location backed by a strong design - engineering and technology team. The students were taken for a visit to two of its major plants, i.e. HMBP (Heavy Machine Building Plant) which is well equipped with sophisticated machine tools and handling equipments to undertake manufacture of heavy machinery and equipment of top quality such as equipments and components for Steel Plant, Mining, Mineral Processing, Crushers, Material Handling, Cranes, Power, Cement, Aluminium, Space Research, Nuclear Power etc. and FFP (Foundry Forge Plant) which is the largest foundry and forging complex in India and one of the largest of its kind in the world. This Plant is the manufacturer of heavy castings and forgings for various HEC make equipments and related to Steel plant, Defence, Power, Nuclear energy etc. The students were exposed to the basic concepts adopted by the Industry in manufacturing various equipments. The students got an opportunity to interact with their engineers. The visit was basically organized in order to expose students at industrial level to enhance their knowledge on basic technical skills which are very much required for today’s proactive managers.
Bokaro Steel Plant
The Training & Placement Cell (TPC) had organized an Industrial Visit, for its 2nd and 4th semester PGDM students, to Bokaro Steel Plant, Bokaro on 29th February 2012. It is the fourth integrated Public Sector steel plant in India built with Soviet help. The plant was incorporated as a limited company in 1964. It was later merged with the state-owned Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). Formerly it was known as Bokaro Steel Limited (BSL). Bokaro Steel Plant is hailed as India's first Swadeshi movement steel plant. Its first blast furnace was started on 2 October 1972. Bokaro is designed to produce flat products like Hot Rolled Coils, Hot Rolled Plates, Hot Rolled Sheets, Cold Rolled Coils, Cold Rolled Sheets, Tin Mill Black Plates (TMBP) and Galvanised Plain and Corrugated (GP/GC) Sheets. The students and Faculty members got an opportunity to interact with Senior Officers of the company, named Mr. Sanjay Kumar Upadhyay (AGM- HRD) and Mr.Rajesh Kumar (Asst. Manager- HRD). They provided valuable information about the Plant and the methods adopted for manufacturing steel. Mr.A.N.Singh (HR Faculty) gave an introductory speech on the plant and elaborated the facilities which SAIL is providing to its employees. The students were also taken for a visit around the plant. They were shown wagon tippler, blast furnace, hot rolling mill, galvanisation shop, cold rolling mill and various other processes followed in their manufacturing process. Several questions were asked by students regarding their product, operations, process and machines used. The visit provided the much needed industry exposure to the students.