H.M.V. organized Industrial Visit for M.Sc. (Chemistry) Students

Jalandhar November 28 (Jaswinder Azad)- R. Venkatraman Chemical Society of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya organized an industrial visit at Jagatjit Industries Hamira for students of M.Sc. Chemistry under the guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. Jagatjit Industries is well known in the field of liquor and milk food products markets.
Dr. Neelam Sharma and Mrs. Deepshikha along with Attendant Mr. Madan Lal escorted the students. Students visited the various section of distillery like production section, quality control laboratory, storage and maturing section. Mr. Gurinder Singh of distillery section explained the basic processes like fermentation, batch and continuous distillation and use of various raw materials for production. He explained automation in the working of plant and temperature control of entire unit.
In the quality control section, it was explained to students that Caramel is responsible for colour of alcohol and use of tintometer and alcoholmeter was discussed. In storage and maturing section use of Oak wood for maturing of alcohol by storing it in big barrels of oak was explained very effectively by Mr. Rajan Sharma. This visit was very much beneficial for M.Sc. Chemistry Students as it explained the various processes taking place at large scale in industry.
The students were highly benefitted by the visit as they correlated theory with practical. This academic industry interaction benefitted the students and broadened their horizons for future plans. Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen appreciated the efforts of Chemistry Deptt.

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