Continuing NCU’s strong focus on facilitating industry interface, 17 students from BBA accompanied by SOM faculty members – Dr. Priyanka Banerji and Dr. Ruchi Nayyar visited Coca Cola (Baddi, Himachal) and Hindustan Unilever Ltd (Baroti Wala, Himachal) on Friday, 12th October, 2018 and interacted with the operation team of Coca–Cola and HUL . The students toured the plantsand observedvarious processes such as production, packaging, machine efficiency monitoring and quality control.

Through these visits the students got the opportunity to understand the practical working environment that ranged from safety, purification, bottle washing and quality assurance at the mega bottling plant of Coca-Cola and state-of-the-art facility of HUL manufacturing unit that specifically manufactures LUX, Dove and Lifebuoy soaps.The students appreciated the practical aspects of operations management and lean production techniques deployed at both sites. Overall, the industry visit was an enlightening experience and helped the students to witness the application of management principles in industry.

The industry personnel welcomed opportunities of future industry visits and internships for our students.