Rural Immersion for PGDM Ist year students of 2022 – 24 Batch
DSGS Ist year year PGDM students went for Rural Immersion in and around villages near Dahanu from 23rd of January 2023 to 25th of January 2023. Total 38 students were accompanied by 3 faculties.
Day 1 of the rural immersion started with students’ visit to Kadupada village. First students visited a Klin unit and a brick manufacturing unit. Then, students were taken to vegetable and fruits farms, followed by a speech was delivered by Mr. Satish Deshmukh, Gram Vikas Adhikari of Dhaniwari village. Post lunch, students visited the garment manufacturing and sewing unit run by Mahalaxmi Mahila Adarsh Sanstha, This SHG works for Ms. Anita Dongre who is a famous Fashion designer. Students had a look on advanced technology sewing and weaving machines.
On day 2 of the immersion students visited Ganjad village. The day kick started with Mr. Abhijit Desak a young and dynamic Sarpanch of the village. His expressed his views on a vision to turn this village into an ideal village. Then, the team headed towards the house of a warli artist, Mr. Rajesh Mor. The origin of the Warli paintings was Ganjad village and the fineness of that art didn’t limit any boundries. After that, the students visited two women Self Help Groups (SHGs). First was Unnati group engaged in manufacturing of maslas and pickles and the second group was in the process of manufacturing paper plates and paper cups.
On day 3, the students visited Adani thermal power plant in Dahanu. It is a big plant which has two units producing 250 MW electricity (Capacity of 2 x 250 MW). Students were first taken to the model room where prototypes of plant was kept and briefing from official was done. The last leg of the immersion was visit to balloon manufacturing unit. Students saw actual manufacturing of balloon from latex solution.