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Industrial Visit to Infantry School, MHOW

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Students of MBA II Semester along with Prof. Nihit Jaiswal visited The Infantry School, Mhow. MHOW is a cantonment in the Indore District in Madhya Pradesh, India. It stands for 'Military Headquarters of Western India'.

On 27th March, 2010, the students of MBA II Semester along with Prof. Nihit Jaiswal visited The Infantry School, Mhow. MHOW is a cantonment in the Indore District in Madhya Pradesh, India. It stands for 'Military Headquarters Of Western India'. The Infantry School, Mhow conducts courses related to the infantry for young men and officers of the various regiments of the Indian Army. The Commando Wing of this school is in Belgaum, Karnataka. They train the officers in tactics, technology, weapons, leadership and team work.

The students met Major Abhijeet, who was awarded the Sena Medal for his bravery. He shared his experiences regarding his planning and implementation of strategies for encountering a wanted and heinous terrorist in Assam. Major Abhijeet and his team were successful in catching the terrorist with the help of local people of the village. Apart from the skills such as perseverance, team work and responsiveness,the first hand information about the region and language acted as successful tool in the operation.

The next visit was to Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) which has produced many medal winning shooters who has earned laurels not only for the Army, but also for the nation as well. The students got the opportunity to learn about shooting and saw the varied models of guns and pistols. They also witnessed the practical use of arms and ammunitions used by the Army men, from a small bullet to a huge tank that defined the glory and achievements of the Indian Army.

This group of students also had the privilege of visiting the JC WING, Army War College, Mhow. Students experienced perfectionism and professionalism of the Indian Army and discipline in the atmosphere. Also they got to know about the different and unique techniques used in academics by the Indian Army.

The entire Army force possessed effective interpersonal skills, pleasing personality, sincerity and adaptability. Students could learn several management lessons from the Indian Army like Planning, Organizing, Directing, Coordinating, Controlling, Leadership, Motivation, Human Resource Management, Training and Development etc. that is a part of their MBA curriculum. It was a live example of unity in diversity, cooperation, dedication, time management and determination.

This was a memorable experience for students and a golden opportunity to meet the officers who are serving the Indian Army.