The Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, DIU, organized an industrial visit and tour to the industrial area of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited in Chandra, Kaliakoir, Gazipur on 7th January, 2019.

Under the supervision of Honorable Chairman Dr. Md Sabur Khan, Board of Trustee (BoT) led the team, Around 40 students and high officials from the Daffodil Family formed a part of this trip.  The University delegates and students were welcomed by the authorities of Walton Group.

The students visited all the manufacturing plants of Walton which is an industrial and production hub of Walton Group Bangladesh, a 13 kilometer area of Hi- Tech production plant. This facility is equipped with all kinds of sophisticated equipment and trained manpower for carrying out the processes as per the international regulatory standards. This plant is dedicated for formulation and assembling of various products of Walton.

Later the students were taken to the plant where they found how the company produces their prominent products with heavy machineries. The company officials made the students informed regarding all the technical processes involved in the manufacturing of their products such AC, Fridge, Laptop, Remote, TV, Compressor, etc.

The delegates of Walton presented a powerpoint presentation regarding their production procedures and many aspects of technology and business in Bangladesh.

The students of the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship were thrilled to observe the implementation of the theoretical concepts that formed a part of their research and learning. Talking at the occasion Honorable Chairman Dr Md. Sabur Khan, Board of Trustee (BoT), quoted “such sort of industrial excursions add up to the practical knowledge and exposure of these young minds, since mere bookish knowledge doesn’t serve the entire purpose. I hope this legacy will continue in the future too”.

The Department of Innovation & Entrepreneurship arranges field visit on a regular basis so that the students get practical ideas for their business and the visit to Walton Hi- Tech Industries is a part of this attempt.