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IMS Ghaziabad – PGDM Students visited Yakult Plant

IMS Ghaziabad, under the dynamic leadership and guidance of Prof J.P Sharma, Director IMS Ghaziabad organized an industry visit of PGDM 2015-17 students to Yakult Plant on August 5, 2016. At IMS Ghaziabad, we believe in extensive Industry Exposure through direct interaction of PGDM students with the Industry. It is aimed at helping the students in understanding the practical aspects and bridging the gap between Industry and academia.

Yakult Danone India (P) Ltd is a 50:50 JV between Yakult Honsha, Japan and Groupe Danone of France, both of which are global probiotic leaders. Yakult, a probiotic drink is manufactured at an ISO 9001:2008, HACCP and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified manufacturing facility in Sonepat, Haryana in India. IMS Ghaziabad, faculty members Ms. Surabhi Singh, Dr Mayank Kumar and senior member CRC - Mr B P Singh accompanied the students to the bottling plant.

The students learnt the different stages of developing probiotic health drink bottles. They were also exposed to the concept of good and bad bacteria during presentation by company representative. It was a great learning experience for the PGDM students.