A one day factory visit to M/s Modern Bakers Pvt Ltd., (Parle G Plant), Chennai was organized by SRM B School on September 16, 2014. The visit was organized by Dr.B.Premkumar under the leadership and careful planning of Dr.S.Kesavan, the HOD, SRM B School, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) – Vadapalani Campus. The entire batch of I MBA comprising budding managers and future entrepreneurs visited the biscuit manufacturing facility gaining practical exposure to management skills and functions.
A 20 minute corporate video on Parle G history and the production process was shown for basic understanding of the factory setup. The students were guided and accompanied by the SRM B School staff Dr.S.Gayathri and Prof. P. Jayaraman. The students were taken inside the Parle G baking plant in batches and explained by skilled personnel on various stages of production, starting from raw material loading till packing of the finished products. The students were able to gain insights on preventive measures to be taken inside a manufacturing facility including safety, cleanliness and other quality guidelines. The core team of the Parle G facility, Mr. Pillai, Mr. Chandrasekhar and Mr. Ismail were of great support for smooth conduct of the factory visit.