Industrial visit by students of FDDI - Fursatganj, Rohtak, Ankleshwar & Chhindwara campus
With an objective to provide practical exposure to its students, all the campuses of Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) arranges industrial visits to renowned companies on regular basis.
Industrial visit are organized to help students gain practical knowledge over and above the theoretical concepts that they learn in class so as to become efficient & effective and excel in their professional world.
Following this guiding philosophy, 30 students of B. Design FDP 4th (2018-22) semester of FDDI School of Footwear Design & Production (FSFDP) of FDDI, Fursatganj campus were taken to various exports units such as Tata International Unit – 3, Footwear and leather goods unit at Ranipet, India Shoes - A Farida group of unit at Chennai, Aston Shoes- Ambur, Farida International – Ambur, KH Gloves and leather goods - Ambur, BBK kid’s shoe unit – Ranipet under their industrial cluster projects. 27 students from B. Des 4th (2018-22) semester of FSFDP of Rohtak campus were taken to Tata International Ltd., New India Shoe Pvt. Ltd., and Hindustan Foods Ltd. (Leather Division), a subsidiary of Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Similarly, 13 students of B. Design, FDP batch & 12 students of B. Sc., FDP batch of FDDI, Ankleshwar campus were taken to ENCO Shoes. 12 students of B. Design, FDP (2018-2022) 4th semester of FDDI, Chhindwara campus visited Vista Shoes at Chembarambakkam, Chennai.
The industry experts briefed the students about production planning, conveyor systems and Quality parameters.
During their visits, the students interacted with various Vice Presidents, General Managers, Designers and HR Heads of these Asia’s biggest units which helped them to learn the latest development in sports shoes, automation in industries, latest designs and working atmosphere of footwear industries.
Under the guidance of the faculty of FDDI, the students of the respective campuses got an opportunity to analyze the steps involved in shoe manufacturing & the working methods.
The students also understood the different constructions of footwear, the maintenance of the machines, finishing of the final product, final packing and dispatching of the goods.
Factory experts also highlighted the relevance of modern footwear technology & machines used for making shoes in the respective factories which will help them to understand the career opportunities available through the programmes they had opted at FDDI.
This industrial visit was organized from 4th week of January 2020 to 1st week of February 2020.