Educational Visit of ADC Students to Neetee Clothing

event-photos In order to provide first hand knowledge of the operations of a garment manufacturing unit, ADC wing of the Home Science Department organised a visit to a garment making unit, Neetee Clothing located in Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon on March 17, 2015. Neetee Clothing is a manufacturer of apparel, accessories and home products primarily for the export market. The company simultaneously serves buyers in three different export markets of the US, Germany and Japan.

This educational visit was organised specifically for the benefit of the students of B.A. (Prog) III year and B.Sc. Home Science (Hons) II year. The main objective of the visit was to acquaint the students with the complete chain of processes involved in industrial scale garment garment production and how the different sections of a garment making unit worked together in a step by step process leading to their final packing.

Thirty two students participated in the visit coordinated which was coordinated by Dr Rachna Mohan, Assoc. Prof. and Ms Seema, Asst. Prof. All the students assembled in the college at 9:00 AM and were taken to the garment factory by the College van. The students were received by Ms. Himangi and Ms. Ekta both HR Managers of the company, who after providing an overall introduction to the company and the various sections of the plant took the students around from one section to another.

At each section, the students were given detailed description and explanation of their functions and the processes concerned. The different operations, which were shown to the students included spreading, marking, cutting, stitching, finishing and packaging, involved in the manufacturing of garments. The students were also given additional information about the pre production processes such as forecasting and sampling and post production activities such as packaging and dispatching of garments. The students also got the opportunity to witness the dexterity and concentration with which the workers performed different tasks assigned to them.

The students were highly impressed by what they saw. At the end, the students met with the owner of the company, Mr. Animesh Saxena, who provided information about the career opportunities available in the garment industry and motivated the students towards gaining more practical knowledge and experience by undergoing internships or training or by doing value added short term courses.

It was a very learning experience. Few interested girls were given opportunity to work as trainees in this unit subsequently to give them in depth knowledge of the working of an export oriented and modern garment manufacturing unit. Overall it was an informative, interesting and a successful visit.