22 August 2017
MATS Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (MIME), Jain University organized an industry visit to Stevia World Agrotech Pvt. Ltd for first semester PGDM 2017-19 batch students on Tuesday, 22 August, 2017.
Mr. Manjunath Mandikal, Founder, Director at Stevia World who facilitated the visit, addressed the students on the needs of new generation food which requires high protein, low calorie, low carbohydrates and low glycemic index. He further explained how the product gets manufactured, processed, packed and marketed with their modern machinery and technology. Students appreciated the exposure to the manufacturing facility and witnessed the concepts in reality.
Additionally, students had an opportunity of visiting Stevia World Farm. The farm is located near a village in Doddaballapur for Cultivation, Development of 'Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), R&D, Training, and also hosts a high-tech nursery. Majority of their land is undulated, red loamy soil, ranging from acidic to neutral ph. Students enriched their knowledge by knowing the variation of stevia plants and were provided with details on soil preparation, planting, crop management till harvest and drying.
The industrial visit to Stevia World Agrotech Pvt. Ltd was a stirring experience for students who witnessed the manufacturing facility with the complex setting of machines and processes.
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