Jalandhar May 18 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- C.V. Raman Science Society of Science Department of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar organized an industrial visit to Foodcoast International, Focal Point, Jalandhar under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. Dr. Neelam Sharma, Head, Chemistry Department and Dr. Vandna Thakur accompanied students from M.Sc. Chemistry and B.Sc. Final Year to visit the Foodcoast International which is a leading manufacturer of mayonnaise, ketchups, spreads, salad dressings, Indian gravies, toppings and crushes of Indian and World cuisines in bulk.
Mr. Sushant Sharma, M.D. facilitated the visit to the company. Ms. Suman Thakur, Senior HR Manager co-ordinated the tour of plant. Students toured the automated hi-tech plant and learned the complete process starting from raw material to the preparation and its packaging. Mr. Pramod Kumar, Manager, Production Process, and Mr. Manish, Manager, Quality Control, explained every step and process of the plant, working of machinery in detail to the students.
Students also visited the quality control laboratories and learned about the various tests done to check the quality of raw materials and the final products. Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen said that it is our objective to provide practical exposure to students and industry academia interface is also possible through such visits. Students interacted with the experts during the visit who shared their knowledge resulting in very informative discussion.