The Life Science Department of Kristu Jayanti College had organized an industrial visit for the final year UG and PG students on 23th of September 2016. As with any other industrial visit, the major aim of this visit was also to give the students an insight into the practical aspects of what they would have come across theoretically and to see them as to how it is all done on a massive scale which proved to be a befitting experience for the students.
The students were accompanied by three faculty members from the department during the visit namely- Dr.Challaraj Emmanuel, Dr.Sonia Angeline and Ms. Apoorva.
Hatsun Agro Products-
The industry is popular Milk based industry located near Madurai in Tamil Nadu. Before entering the laboratory area the students were asked to wear head caps and coats. In the quality analysis laboratory they were introduced to 3 quality analysts and they explained the students all the steps followed by the industry for processing the product from milk, they described how the milk is being collected from rural areas and how it is checked for certain parameters and how the milk is stored without contamination and also explained how they process the milk for final conversion to desired product such as milk powder for ice creams etc. Later they took students to different sections of the working area such as; pasteurization area: where the raw milk after certain checking for contamination is brought and pasteurized, and finally they showed us how the packaging is done in case of milk and its products