INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA PLANT
As part of their academic endeavour, the Students of Operations Specialization of batch 2016-18 embarked on an Industrial tour on August 17th.
The visit was to Mahindra & Mahindra (MM) plant located in Zaheerabad. The production plant which is spread over 100 acres, has an installation capacity of 100,000 tractors. The plant manufactures tractor models in the range of 30 HP – 90 HP for both the domestic as well as export markets.
The students witnessed the logistics facilities and assembly line facilities where they saw all the operational tools like, kanban card system, process mapping, automation, benchmarking, central information system, demand management and capacity planning, poka yoke etc.
Students toured the whole production process and noted the attention given to safety & quality in the assembly line. The student resented some solutions and also had held discussions and interacted with various heads at the plant. The industrial tour was a great learning experience for the students.