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 PGDM Students Visited the Yakult production plant at Sonipat


Date : OCT,14 2013


IMS Ghaziabad organized an Industrial Visit to Yalkult production plant at Sonipat with the vision of Dr. Urvashi Makkar-Director, IMS Ghaziabad, and highly involved CRC Team headed by Mr. Swarnpreet Singh. The Batch of 197 Students of PGDM 2012-2014 got an esteemed opportunity to have an Industrial visit to one of the renowned organization - Yakult Danone India (P) Ltd is a 50:50 Joint venture between Yakult Honsha, Japan and Group Danone of France, both of which are global probiotic leaders. The visit was scheduled on 16th, 26th and 30th September 2013 in coordination with the Faculty members Dr S.K Dube , Dr Neeraj Sanghi, and Prof. Vijendra Dhyani to Yakult Danone (P) Limited. Yakult is a fermented milk drink containing 6.5 billion probiotic (friendly) bacteria .Yakult has received ISO 9001: 2008, HACCP and OHSAS accreditation for manufacturing a safe and quality product for its consumers.

Ms. Reena Dahia (Factory operations Manager) welcomed the students in Japanese tradition and gave presentation related to the history of Yakult and its production and distribution channel. The students also visited the processing unit where all the stages from mixing of raw ingredients, sterilization, fermentation, blending, sealing and packaging, storage and their automatic control process were demonstrated. Students also interacted with the staff of the Yakult and were shown videos of the drink. On the last day of the visit, on behalf of IMS Ghaziabad, Prof Vijender Dhyani felicitated the Yalkult Team with a thank you letter and a small token of gift.

Overall it was highly interactive and learning visit for the students on the concepts related to production and operations within a manufacturing plant.