School of Business BBA Students went for an Industrial Visit to Yakult, Sonepat, Haryana on 27th November 2018 (today). The visit was organised by Dr. Jitin Gambhir and Dr. J P Pathak (Program Chairpersons of BBA).
Students were introduced to the PR Team of Yakult: Ms. Yamini and Ms. Swati who gave them a brief about the Yakult Plant and the visit plan.
Visit started with presentation by the company PR Team on the plant layout. Then a brief introduction about the company, its origin and its current position having global presence is briefed to students. The concept of Shirota-ism was also explained to the students.
Yakult Danone India (P) Ltd is a 50:50 Joint Venture between Yakult Honsha, Japan and Groupe Danone of France (both of which are global probiotic leaders). Yakult is manufactured at an ISO 9001:2008, HACCP.
Students were allowed to visit the factory and each and every step in the process of manufacturing of the probiotic health drink, starting from the germinating of the Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota (LcS) bacteria to enlarging it to the desired production keeping a close eye on the quality control to the packing and packaging of the final product. All these were shown to students and explained the managerial aspects of each function. All the queries of students were explained well by the guide.
Students participated with enough zeal to make the visit interactive and gained practical knowledge during the visit. The students were given cookies and a bottle of yakult (65ml). The visit ended with a group photo of all students with the Yakult PR Team. Students expressed thank you and bid good-bye to the company staff. Few pictures of the visit uploaded below.