Students from Database and Networking and Internet and E-Security (NIES) sections of Information Technology (IT) Department visited Dhofar Beverage & FoodStuff Co. (S.A.O.G.) on February 18, 2019 from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon. It was organized by the On-the Job Training (OJT) and Industrial Link Committee chaired by Dr. Ujjwal Agarwal with the support of Mr. G. Baskar , Head of Database section and Jonathan Peter Glycer Tambaoan, Head of NIES section.
The industry visit was segregated into two parts. First, the students toured the production plant and after, students were given a chance to visit the company’s IT cell. The details of the sessions are as follows:
Mr. Mohammed Tariq, Plant Manager of Dhofar Beverage & FoodStuff, welcomed the students. He explained the various products of the company mainly the mineral water plant (Dhofar Mineral water). After that, the students visited the production plant to see the fully automatic production unit of mineral water, their production and packaging system. Mr. Abdul Rauf, the IT Technician of Dhofar Beverage & FoodStuff, explained the current ERP software used by the company. He also showed the network implementation as well as the different processes and working procedures of the IT Department. Mr. Ghazi Taher Jaber, General Manager shared his experience with all students about the work culture and practical experiences in the industry. Student also had a chance to see the server room.
Through this industrial visit, students had a real-time involvement and introduction to the working environment which will be helpful for them in their future career.