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An Industrial Visit to BWSSB Water Purification Plant

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Industrial Visit
BWSSB 550 MLD Water Purification Plant

29 August 2017

Management Studies

Center for Management Studies, Jain University organized an industrial visit for BBA final year students on 9 August, 2017 to BWSSB 550 MLD Water Purification Plant at TK Halli, Malavalli Taluk, Mandya, which is one of its kind in India, with 5 zonal operations supplying portable water to Bengaluru. Around 48 students were accompanied by a faculty member, Yashoda L.

While addressing the students, the plant in-charge briefed the students on plant’s history and highlighted that it is Asia’s biggest water purification plant with 5 stages of purification and pumping along with conventional and latest technology as its unique and exclusive mode. It is spread across 25 acres with just 52 employees to handle the entire plant.

Emphasizing the relevance of capital intensive technology, he explained the whole process of operation at different levels and the automation with the help of videos and animation.

Further, enlightening the students about the importance of managerial skills in any organization, he said that out of 5 zonal operations, 2 are outsourced to a private company SUEZ Ltd., which has a record of 0% wastewater treatment thus becoming a key learning for management graduates.

During the visit, students learnt:


The visit provided an opportunity to students to get an exposure of industry situations and practical experience which facilitated them to enhance their skills and industry understanding. Overall, the visit was very fruitful.