GUEST LECTURE by Mr. Abhijit Duragkar

Date of Conduct: 6th July, 2021

Duration: 1 hour

Speaker’s Name & Designation:Mr. Abhijit Duragkar, Managing Partner, AV Foods

Batch: Batch 2021-23

No of students present: 173+

Synopsis:

On 6th July 2021, the new batch of 2021-23 attended session by Mr. Abhijit Duragkar. He gave a wonderful lecture on various challenges which are faced in Agri supply in the present scenario. He mentioned about various components of the Agri supply chain and how they are affected.

Mr. Duragkar also elaborated on the various stakeholders and the different opportunities and challenges in this sector some of which were: procurement, logistic management, warehousing, etc. Further, Mr. Duragkar also briefed the students about the various challenges in this sector especially in developing countries like India some of which were improper post-harvest management, lack of storage facilities, poor transportation facilities, wastages from the field etc.

The session concluded with an interactive Q & A session.

Feedback:

  1. It was an insightful session. Sir told us about the procurement logistics management, efficient consumer response etc. He gave us insights about challenges and opportunities in different enterprises in the supply chain management like quality input, cost, stability etc.” – Simran Dhawan, Agri Business Management (2021- 2023)
  1. “The session was very informative and gave us insights about the supply chain management and block chain management in food industry. It will surely help us in our career growth” – Anisha Sinha, Agri Business Management (2021- 2023)

Overall feedback: The session was very informative and students learnt about various aspects essential for the Agri supply chain. It was an interactive session throughout.