Port Visit – 2014
Tolani Institute of Management Studies, Adipur offers minor specialization in Port & Shipping. As part of curriculum, a total of 29 students of Port & Shipping specialization visited the Adani Port, Mundra on 06th Sept 2014. Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) is India’s largest private multi-port operator currently operating a total of 24 berths for different types of cargo.
A warm welcome was accorded by the company officials upon the arrival. All the students were taken around the port and were explained various functions of port, vessel handling process, container handling & management system at port by the guide for the visit Mr. Shamjibhai Aaydi. The students could practically see container loading and unloading from big sized vessels being undertaken at the port. They were also briefed about handling of different types of cargo i.e. Coal, Fertilizer & Project Cargo. From port, the students were taken to visit a Container Freight Station – Saurashtra Container Pvt Ltd, Mundra. Here the students were able to see different types of containers, necessary equipment’s & cranes required for handling & stacking of boxes. The company official further explained the students about stuffing & emptying process of export/import, customs clearance & Maintenance and Repair related activities being undertaken at CFS like Saurashtra Containers Pvt Ltd.
The students raised many queries which were successfully handled by respective guides at port & CFS. The visit indeed proved to be a very fruitful & great learning experience for the students.
Kind support & co-operation of Mr. Sathian Pattiampully (Gen.Manager, MSC Agencies India Pvt Ltd- Gandhidham & Visiting Faculty, TIMS), Mr. Abraham Cherian, Mr. Sanjay Singh & Mr. Mahipal Parmar from Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) & Ms. Smitha P from Saurashtra Containers Pvt Ltd helped in making the visit a successful one.
TIMS Faculties Mr. Sathian Pattiampully (visiting faculty), Prof. Manju Raisinghani & Prof. Dhara Jhala accompanied the students during the visit.
Industrial Visit – 2014
Corporate Relations Cell of Tolani Institute of Management studies organized an industrial visit for its first year PGDM students to Surya Global Steel Tubes Ltd., one of the leading ERW and Spiral Welded Pipe manufacturing company. The plant, situated in an area of about 100 acres and located on the National Highway at Bhuvad village (Anjar) in Kutuch. Visit was done on 19th July 2014.
On behalf of the company, a warm welcome was accorded by Mr. Jitendra Vaidya (DGM – HR & Admin Department). The students were taken around the plant and were explained various manufacturing process. In the beginning of interaction session, students were given a brief profile of the company, their facilities & its production processes. Mr. –Mathur (ED) held a talk with students in which he briefed about the growth opportunities and current economic situation. He also enthusiastically responded to the quires raised by the budding managers of TIMS.
TIMS Faculty Dr. Tejash Pujara, Dr. Kinjal Ahir and Prof. Deepa Mishra accompanied the students during the visit.