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Internship at Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd.

, 2013

National Institute of Fashion Technology

Summer Internship Report At Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd., Faridabad

A summer Internship Report for partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of Degree in Bachelor of Fashion Technology-Apparel Production

An Effort By: Manisha Sonal Shreya Agarwal Department of Fashion Technology Batch 2010-2014


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1.1 Introduction

Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd. is engaged in the manufacture and export of readymade garments in the International market. It is one of the largest export houses in India.

The company started its operations in the form of a small fabrication unit with the help of 25 machines.

The company has grown from leaps to bounds from a simple fabrication unit to present turnover of Rs. 2200 crore, around 55000 employees and spread over 27 locations. It has manufacturing units in six different states of India viz. Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The group is into manufacturing of a wide range of Mens and Ladies wear and also home products.

Shahi group has all the modern units equipped with state-of-the-art technology giving the best to its buyers.

Its manufacturing facilities includes Assembly line machines, Prima Vision system for print/fabric development, Meyer fusing press, Barudan and Tajim Multi head computerized embroidery machine, in house washing plant, automatic cutting machines (F.K. Systems).

SI has a well-equipped sampling division where latest patterns/designs/styles of high standards are developed with the assistance of experienced designers.

It has a training center for tailors at Faridabad and Bangalore each to train and develop them into vital human resource for efficient operations.

As regards to quality, Shahi has been ranked one of the best in Asia by J.C.Penny, the world-renowned departmental stores.


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1.2 Company Profile

Name: Shahi Exports Private Limited Established: 1974 Owner: Mrs. Sarla Ahuja Managing Director: Mr. Harish Ahuja Address: Industrial Plot-1, Sector 28 Faridabad, Haryana Retail House: At Last & Co. , New York Fabric Processing: Sarla Fabrics, Ghaziabad Annual Turnover: INR 2200 crore (Group Turnover)

1.2(a) Companys mission:

Exploring new dimensions of excellence. A path, where there was none. A new horizon beyond yesterday. Excellence beyond today, touching tomorrow. Its a world of relentless quest for quality. Its mindset, the action, and partners of Shahi are ever reaching further, never resting on achievements. Yes! Milestone never takes one there; it is the road that we create to reach excellence. Ever evolving excellence. Shahi believes that its main strength is its people. The larger investments made in the manufacturing units will give the desired results only if backed by a committed human effort. The result will directly give us a sense of pride for being a part of Shahi family.

1.2(b) Key strengths:

Shahi Exports Private Limited (Shahi) is one of the largest vertically integrated garment manufacturer and exporter in India. Indias second largest apparel exporter by value of exports. Shahi is one of the most successful professionally managed companies in India. Indias largest exporter by installed capacity. Well qualified trained and committed professionals with a shared vision.
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Highly qualified Design team, Product development skills and a Design Studio. High degree of adoption of advanced manufacturing technology MIS and IT systems. All factories and offices are electronically linked to facilitate all time access to information Focus on quality and a proven track record : o Short shipment: 0.50% o On time delivery: 98% o Quality claims: Nil.

1.2(c) Product profile:

The following are based and operated in NCR 1. LSD Ladies Speciality Division 2. LBAD Ladies Branded Apparel Division 3. LFD Ladies Fashion Division (basically caters to Wal-Mart) 4. HFD Home Furnishing Division

Unit-F2 mainly dealt with the following products: Embellished top Strap tank top Ladies/Mens Casual Shirt Dress Skirt


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1.2(d) Major buyers:

Tommy Hilfigher Armani Hugo Boss Liz Claiborn Abercrombie & Fitch (A & F) J.C. Penny Kohls Gap Target Wal-mart Calvin Klein Espirit Hennes & Mauritz (H & M) Nautica

1.2(e) Some facts about Shahi:

Total number of employees Around 6000 Number of merchants 200 (including assistants and sample co-ordinators) Number of workers : o Sampling - 336 o Production - 4072 Number of Cabs and buses 6+1 Number of Computers 500 to 600 Number of women employees 30% Workers - 1317 Staff - 195


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Name of unit Faridabad 1 Faridabad 2 Okhla NOIDA (B4) NOIDA (E10) NOIDA (A5)

Number of Machines 900 1,000 500 400 450 450

Stitching Capacity (Pcs/Month) 1,80,000 2,20,000 90,000 90,000 90,000 90,000

Table 1) Table depicting no. of machines and stitching capacity of each unit of SEPL

1.2 (f) Quality:

Being a quality conscious company, Shahi gives prime concern to meet the quality standards in their range. The quality control management keeps the entire a strict vigil on

process, beginning from

sourcing of quality raw materials to final delivery to ensure flawless apparels. On the basis of following quality parameters, they check their fashion apparels: Colour fastness Shrinkage ability Stitching Trend and style Durability

These quality parameters have helped them in assuring quality products and achieving the trust of their customers. Their proficiency in designing the apparel as per changing fashion trends has enabled them to maintain their credibility in the fashion world.


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1.2 (g) Client satisfaction:

Being a customers centric organization, they pay complete attention to clients specific requirements. Their ability to understand clients needs and preferences has elevated their position in the apparel and garment industry. With their client centric approach and ethical business practice, they have been able to gain the trust of quality and fashion conscious clients. Their skilled artisans help us in offering their clients with a natural and fresh collection of apparels. They offer their clients on time deliveries, easy money transactions, which have helped them in carving a niche for their selves in the domain. Standing on the edifice of quality and innovation, they have been able to cultivate credible and long term relationship with their clients. Their exclusive men apparels are widely catered to the demands of their esteemed client.


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1.3(a) Company Hierarchy

Flowchart 1) Company hierarchy

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1.3 (b) Organisational hierarchy of F2 unit, SEPL, Faridabad

HR (Manager - Mr. Veer Chaturvedi)

Industrial Engineering (Senior Manager - Mr. Dinesh Sharma) Maintenance (Senior Manager - Mr. Pradeep Bansal)

Factory General Manager Mr. E. Jayaraj

Quality Assurance (Manager - Mr.Manoj Kr. Jain, Mr. Navinder Singh) Kaj Button, Finishing, Packaging & Dispatch (Senior Manager - Mr. Chetan Sharma) Sewing (Manager - Mr. Keshav Dutt)

Cutting (Senior Manager - Mr. Vikas Kumar)

Flowchart 2) Organisational hierarchy of F2 unit, SEPL, Faridabad
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1.4 Company Workflow

Interaction with buyer

Costing and negotiation on price unit

Sample and pre-production approval from the buyer

On approval, purchase-order made by the purchase department

Sample tested by testing labs

On approval, bulk materials received

Inspection and testing of raw materials

Production planning

Issue of materials to stores according to plan

Issue to cutting department


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Cutting procedures

Issue for special processes like washing, embroidery etc.

Issue to Production department

Production Procedures

Issue to finishing department

Finishing and packing


Order completion formalities

Flowchart 3) Company workflow


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