NITIE's Outreach: Connecting with Truck drivers
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) initiated an outreach programme Apoorti Shrankhla kay Saarthi (Drivers of Supply Chain) to understand truck drivers issues. A documentary film has been made under guidance of Prof. M.anoj K Tiwari, Director, NITIE to understand the truck driver dynamics. Thanks to Mumbai Port Trust Dock and General Employees Union (MPTD&GEU) for their support in accomplishing the event.
Prof Nikhil K Mehta conceptualised, directed and narrated the documentary film. Prof. Vivekananda Khanapuri, Dean (SRIC), NITIE, Prof. Shankar Murthy, Professor (Safety), NITIE, Adv. S.K. Shettye, Chairman (MPTD&GEU), and Shri Sudhakar Apraj, General Secretary (MPTD&GEU), Dr Vishnu A Patankar, NITIE graced the ocassion.
NITIE in collaboration with MPTD&GEU plans to organise awareness and safety training programmes for truck drivers supporting them to seek social sensitivity and behavioural safety.