INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO MOTHER DAIRY PLANT, PATPARGANJ, DELHI
"Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced"- John Keats
Industrial visit is a part of the educational tour which provides students with an opportunity to learn practically through interaction, working methods and employment practices. An industrial visit to Mother Dairy,Parparganj,Delhi was organized on April 20, 2016 for students of Electronics and Communication Engineering Dept. The students were accompanied by two faculty members (Mr.S.K Kundu & Mr. Javed Ahmed). This plant deals in production of about 10 lakh litres of token milk(out of 31 lakhs of total milk) and other dairy produts distributed in Delhi & NCR on daily basis. College instructed the students about the decorum that was needed to be maintained on the premises. The students got excited and curious after reaching at Mother Dairy plant. They were directed to a conference room where they were welcomed by Engineer-in charge. He gave a presentation on the working & vision of the company. He gave a brief introduction of White Revolution Movement led by our former prime minister Shri.Lal Bahadur Shastri to provide an uplifting growth & led a transparent system in the milk production in our country. He also demonstrated about the milk processing stages(1.Cleanisation, 2.Homogenisation, 3.Standardization 4.Pasturization) with the help of PPTs. This was a great way to learn about the milk production process in such a renowned plant and to get exposure about the industrial conditions. The students also learned about how milk is collected from the corporate farmers, strictly undergoes 23 quality control tests (mainly comprises of adulterants, temperature,taste,fragrance & weight).Then how this processed milk is transported using thermally isolated milk tankers, and how all of these were installed with wireless GPS System to get alerts in case of emergency conditions. After the question and answer session, they finally got a chance to visit the factory.
The students were shown some adulterant tests,cleaning of milk transport tankers & large SILO containers(each with 1 lakh litre capacity). They gave the information about importance of milk(mainly for teenagers & working class) and its composition,about all the milk varities(token ,toned, full cream & skimmed milk) based on its fat and SNF (Solid not fat) and how these are to be used by different age group peoples. They took the students to a room where fully automatic human operated cleaniser, homogeniser and pasteuriser machines were present. Finally on the completion of tour, the appetite was duly taken care with some refreshments.
"Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience."-Sir Francis