|Industrial Visit for PGDM-IB and PGDM-BFM to JNPT||25th February, 2012|
As part of practical oriented teaching pedagogy and a contemporary focused curriculum the students of PGDM students both from two streams International Business and Banking and Finance were taken to one industrial visit to Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Continental Warehousing Corporation (Nhava Seva) Ltd., on 25th February, 2012.
Totally 65 students along with four faculty members visited Continental Warehousing Corporation (Nhava Seva) Ltd. first, one of the major CFS attached to JNPT. Mr. Raut, General Manager (Admn and HR) and Mr. Anwar Javed, Sr. Manager (Operations) enlightened the students on the functional aspects of CFS focusing their organization. Later on students interacted with them and got cleared their doubts in IMPEX industry like container movements, Freight Stations, Warehouses, marketing, customs rules and regulations and other related information. Students were taken on round to have a glimpse of the station spread around 45 acres of land.
After Continental, the students were taken to JNPT, leading major port in India with the handling capacity of 10 million TEUs per annum in container freight. Mr. P. G. Rao, Asst. Manager, JNPT has explained thoroughly in their model room on the Port and its capacity, functions, logistics involved in the process of import and export as well as its future plans etc.
Later on went inside the port crossing all the customs formalities and students got exposed to the actual loading and unloading process of a container into the ship. Currently three ports JNPT, Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT), Gateway Terminals India (GTI) are operating at JNPT. After having lunch at the guest house the students and the faculty returned to the college with substantial knowledge on IMPEX Industry and Functions of Seaways in the country.