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Global Business School & Research Centre

Industry Visit to Parle G India Pvt Ltd. (Ahmedabad)

Sunday, January 12, 2020 |Ahmedabad |Field Visit/Industrial Visit

A batch of MBA II Year students (101) and Six staff coordinators visited the Parle G India Pvt Ltd. at Ahmadabad on 12.1.2020. This unit is mainly focusing on the preparation of Manufacturing Parle G Glucose biscuits. Mr. Sameer Mehta , Operations Head, addressed the students and introduced about the Parle G. He explained about the functioning of this Unit. Later he explained the different steps employed for the safety of the unit. Most of the raw materials used in the preparation of biscuits are wheat flour, Sugar, and salt. He also showed the students how to reach a safe assembly point if any accident happens in the unit during visit. Later Mr. Mehta, explained the agenda of the day. The agenda was : 1. Basic preparation of raw material 2. Mixture of raw material 3. Cutting biscuits in shapes through Iron Die 4. Baking process through Oven in different temperature 5. Cooling process 6. Packing process with a plant tour During this session, students interacted with the Manager very effectively. Particularly about the Mixture quantity. Then Mr. Mehta , explained the Different stages of temperature required for baking. He mainly focused on the quality of the raw materials and after the baking process is over. He explained quality control parameter and how packaging process is done. The History of Parle G was shown through a Video of 30 minutes. This session was concluded with distribution of Packets of Parle G Biscuits. After this session students were taken to industrial trip in two batches. Both the batches were taken to Quality control unit and production unit. During the trip students gained practical knowledge about the handling of the raw materials having different characteristics and properties. Many of the points explained theoretically in the first session were explained again practically. In Quality control unit, students were exposed to cooling of biscuits. They were explained how to find the Reference number of production unit with lot size and date of production, with Production Unit Number as there are total 117 production units in India . After this session all the students were offered a Parle G Biscuits. On behalf of the GBSRC of Dr D Y Patil University Dr .Shripad Joshi thanked Mr. Mehta , Operations Head, Parle G. All the students expressed their thanks to the officials for the opportunity given. This trip was highly useful for the students in terms of practical knowledge about the Manufacturing process with different stages involved in making a final product. This trip will also be helpful for them to find placement opportunities in such FMCG companies. Dr. Aparajita Singh , Dr. Mukesh Agarwal, Prof.Dhanshri Havale, Dr Shripad Joshi, Ms .Nikita Shetye, and Mr. Rushikesh Kadam accompanied the students for the visit.