Nestle Workshop


N_REACH Workshop Unique Skill Enhancement Programme by Nestlé India for NDRI B.Tech. Students


Nestlé India conducted a skill enhancing program N_REACH, for B.Tech (Dairy Technology) students of NDRI, Karnal during July, 2018 under the Institutional Development Plan funded by the NAHEP. The objective of the program was to enable the final year students to be more prepared in terms of the challenges which they would face daily on entering the professional world. It was specifically focused on soft skill enhancement of the students to bring them a step closer to success. The program was a four-day workshop divided into two parts (12-13 July, 2018 and 26-27 July, 2018) and focused on Leadership Development, Accountability and Ownership, Communication and Influencing and Emotional Intelligence. The participating students were also given a case study as part of the program to put the learning into practice. The winners of the case competition were felicitated and all students received certificates on completion of the program.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Suresh Narayanan, Chairman and Managing Director, Nestlé India remembered long history of Nestlé association with NDRI. He stressed the need for more such interactions between the Industry and the education Institutes. Later, he gave a talk on Leadership Attributes for Success to the students and shared his experience. Dr. R.R.B. Singh, Director, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal said that the main purpose of organizing such programme is to enhance the competitiveness of students besides their technical knowledge. He further added that N-REACH has been a fruitful experience for all the final year students and hoped that the relationship of the Institute with Nestlé India continues to grow in future. Dr. Lata Sabikhi, in-charge Placement Cell and Head, Dairy Technology Division at NDRI said that N-REACH is aimed at enabling the final year students pursuing Dairy Technology to be more prepared in terms of the challenges which they will likely to face daily on entering the professional world. The programme was specifically focused on soft skill enhancement of the students to bring them a step closer to success.

On this occasion, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was also signed between ICAR-NDRI and Nestle India for providing such trainings to NDRI students.

Various activities conducted during N_REACH workshop organized at NDRI, Karnal.

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