Chandigarh,18.11.19-An Industry Lecture cum Interaction Programme on the topic “Supply Chain Management & Retail Management” was held on 15th November, 2019 for the students of B.Voc (Retail Management) and B.Voc (Logistics Management). Mr. Sanjiv Gupta, an eminent expert in the domain was the resource person for the event. Dr Meru Sehgal, Dean (Commerce) and Dr Ajay Sharma, Dean (Development) welcomed the resource person at the start of the programme.

Mr Sanjiv Gupta has conducted various trainings and workshops in Supply Chain, Total Quality Management and Quality Circles, Lean Manufacturing among others and has more than 30 years of industry experience including as the HR Head in Isuzu Limited (formerly Swaraj Mazda) as well as in Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd.

The resource person started the programme with explaining the basics of Supply Chain Management and went on to elaborate on the upcoming career prospects in the retail and logistics industries especially in the context of the fourth industrial revolution. Mr Gupta placed special emphasis on the role of technology in Global Logistics including the increasing use of Sensors and Robotics in manufacturing. Other topics covered during the session included procurement and storage, application of advanced analytics, Inventory Management, Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence.

Dr. Balraj Thapar, Principal, GGDSD College, Chandigarh said that such programs are quite useful for students and help them gain valuable exposure about the intricacies and latest developments taking place in the industry.