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Student Name- Abhishek Singh

email :
phone no: 9739000498
Faculty Mentor: Mr Kishore
Industry Mentor: Mr Mathew
(CSM Group Manager)
Top 5 Metro Cities Service Level Strategy implementation for ARS orders.

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

ARS system is the problem To achieve the same the
with Madura Fashion & To observe current practices procedures followed in the
Lifestyle. as a result MFL followed in the warehouse &
warehouse for ARS orders were
was not able to deliver the logistics for ARS orders.
studied and we focused on the
goods under ARS orders on
time which was affecting loop holes & came up with the
their service level. There solutions at warehouse level.
Identifying and structuring
was delay of 4-5 hrs in Routing, mapping, optimization
problems and loop holes in
Bangalore & 5-6 days in the current system. of vehicles & cost optimization
other cities (Delhi, Mumbai by utilizing the dedicated
& Pune). So this project is vehicles for alternate suitable
about how to overcome this
deliveries/pickups after ARS
problem which can improve Identifying and specifying
their service level. formal scientific solutions for deliveries was done for
the targeted problem Bangalore. And what are the
Objective: problems with the TPL for the
To Speed up the other cities & how to overcome
replenishment of the ARS
those problems.
orders as a result ARS
orders will get delivered
before 2 pm in Bangalore Deriving rules and models
on the same day & by 1 pm 1. The final deliveries in
in other cities(Bangalore, Bangalore getting done
Delhi, Mumbai & Pune) on by 2:00 pm which can be
the next day. further reduced to 1:00
Follow up of the ARS pm by things being
orders product tightened at warehouse so
Optimum Vehicle that vehicles can leave by
requirement identification 9:am.
and finalization. 2. For other cities we should
not hand over the goods
Delivery and TAT
monitoring to the courier services
Systemizing the instead we should send
process for same. those goods through
Cost optimization by cargo services and get
utilizing the them delivered to the
dedicated vehicles
stores with the help of
for alternate suitable
deliveries/pickups third party logistics in the
after ARS deliveries. different cities.
Student Name: Yashashree Ambadkar
Student Email :
Student Phone No: +919742308929
Faculty Mentor: Mr. Joseph Regy (Assistant Professor)
Industry Mentor: Mr. Arul Antony (Senior Manager Sourcing)
Mr. S. Sankar (Senior Executive- Sourcing)
Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore
TITLE : Competitor Brand Analysis and Product Development for Womens Ethnic Wear Private Label Brand

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

According to market survey and
The aim of study of this project consumer response collected through
was to understand where the Secondary Research questionnaire following are the
private label ethnic brand stands in findings:
the market when compared to other
ethnic brands in terms of product The brand lags behind in ethnic fusion
Competitor Survey
category, price points, market wear category which is nowadays
demographic etc. This would bring more in trend.
an insight on the key factors
affecting purchase decision of Customer Survey In terms of brand awareness the brand
customers which may be used for has to increase its coverage
marketing & selling of ethnic area/visibility by offering the brand in
apparel and also find new product more EBOs or MBOs so as to cater
Data Analysis
opportunities in order to cater more more and more customers.

Objective: Product gap analysis Conclusion:

Overall, the increasing number of
women within the working force,
To understand assortment plan coupled with the keen desire to
for Melange and its
Prototype Development experiment, leads to an increase in the
competitor brands to carry
subsequent gap analysis. acceptance of contemporary ethnic
wear with trendy and comfort
To understand the consumers elements. The study throws light on
perception and behaviour Product Test Run
various features that the retailer should
towards private label brand and concentrate on to attract the
its offerings. prospective customers. This study
concludes that consumer behaviour
To analyze the data and develop
a prototype for womens ethnic Keywords: plays a vital role in marketing branded
wear category. Competency mapping, Private ethnic apparel and there is more scope
label brand, Consumer buying for extensive research in this area.
behaviour, Womens ethnic fusion
wear, Product development
Student: Tulasi rani
Phone no: 9985454433

FacultyMentor: Mr. Chandramouli,

Associate professor.

Industry Mentor: Mr. Suresh

rajbhar , General manager ,


Background: Research Methodology:
In a continuous process
Understanding of internal In this project after finding the
improvement, benchmarking is
process of each department need for improvement
the regular, systematic implementation of clipping table
measuring of an organizations system technique is done for
stripped fabric, the process
processes against those of the contributes to
Identify which area needs to be
recognized best practitioners in man power reduction and also
benchmarked Reducing the time and defect
the world. To determine which rate.
manufacturing areas need
improvement, organizations can Determine data collection
method and collect data
benchmark their performance Man power reduction = 5
against that of other BIT cutting process=
organizations. Benchmarking is 1468.662sec
Develop action plans
done in order to improve
Clipping table system=
manufacturing process. Here, 446.248sec
after analysing different areas in
Total time saved after
industry cutting room is been Implement plans and monitor implementation = 1468.662-
selected in order to improve the results 446.248 = 1022sec = 17 min.


To reduce the manpower

through process improvement.
To improve efficiency and Keywords: (preferably 5)
material utilization. Keywords: Benchmarking, S.O.P, Cutting
To reduce defect rate and lead department, NVA, time study.
Student Name: Tasneem Badshah
Pphone no: 07406797734

Faculty Mentor: Ms Anupama

Industry Mentor: Mr Gautam
Kotamraju, SVP, Myntra Designs
Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru


Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

The purpose of the project is to
manufacture apparel category Step1 Category Top selling apparel
which is top selling in a shorter Prioritization on the basis category on the basis of
lead time. The approach is to of Revenue generation high revenue generation.
categorize the products which
Analysis of style which is
are in high demand by
high generating revenue
customers and manufacture
those products in a quick in the selected apparel
responsive manner. It focus to Step2 Style Prioritization category
serve the latest trends at and attributes finalization Visual analysis to finalise
reasonable price range. on basis of Revenue the other attributes of
the selected apparel
Analysis of existing model
Step3 Study departments of supply chain to re-
involved and their activities engineer the supply chain
in existing supply chain of to respond in quick
same category responsive manner.

Step4 Identification of
Objective 1 To identify top
micro and macro activities Detailed analysis and
selling apparel category fashion product
department wise with time
period categorization to group
Objective 2 To understand
them under top selling
existing supply chain for product.
apparel category Minimization of activities
Ste 5 Suggest re- from supply chain of top
Objective 3 To map the engineered supply chain selling apparel category to
processes from sales review to with short lead time and shorten supply chain lead
season launch its implementation time.
Supply chain lead time
Objective 4 To suggest & y reduction from sales review
implement the design of quick to payment to vendor.
responsive supply chain for the Keywords: Develop and implement
top selling apparel category Supply chain management, Quick quick responsive supply
response supply chain, Supply chain re- chain to meet supply and
engineering, Rate of revenue, Top demand in real time.
selling product
Faculty Mentor: Mr. Thippeswamy , Assistant Professor
Industry Mentor: Mr. Hanumanth Rao, General manager, Arvind
Limited (Life style Apparels) , Mysore road, Bengaluru

Waste Reduction Through Value Stream Mapping Technique in sewing department

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

To full fill the demand of In this project the various waste
the customers and to stay in Step 1: Observation of involved in the trouser
the competitive market, the Existing Work Flow manufacturing organization is
existing situation of the improvised through Value
organization must improve stream Mapping technique, and
its productivity, efficiency or streamlining the sewing layout
Step 2: Select a garment
reduce waste by using lean for proper material flow and also
tools in the organization. space for placing the machines
Reducing waste by using for different styles and also
lean tools can reduce cost, giving the training program for
quality alters, improves Step 3: Develop Current the sewing operators which
productivity, performance State Map resulted in improvement in the
rating and efficiency of the VSM efficiency and productivity of the
organization by using a sewing line.
detailed and correct Step 4: Work and
procedure one can eliminate Implementation plan
losses in a systematic
manner using various lean
tools and techniques.
Step 5: Develop Future
state Map
Objective: Waste Reduction.
To determine causes to the
Efficiency of line improved - from
waste through the
64% to 70%.
application of VSM.
Step 6: Conclusion Productivity of the organisation
To stream line the was increased.
production flow.

To improve the productivity Keywords:

and quality. Lean , VSM, Line Balancing, Takt
time, Waste
Student Name1: Sonam Kharbanda
Student email:
Students phone no: 9742314071
Faculty Mentor: Ms. Sudha Singh
Industry Mentor: Mr. Ankur Sharma,
Business Head, Speedo India (page
Industries Pvt. Ltd.)
"Swimwear brand (Retail) online launch analysis along with its proposed warehousing

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

As the online industry is
booming, an increasing number Factors/Criterias: 8 factors with sub-
Step 1 Understand the
of people are buying over the product line and progress factors were searched and analyzed
Internet because it of brand launch using secondary collected data.
is not just more convenient, it has Weighting: The weighting scales include
many intangible benefits. percentage per criterion. Other than
that, weighting for number of sub-
Thus, every retail brand wants to Step 2 Suggest top e- categories under each criterion heading.
expand today, with its online commerce performing Rating Scale: The low end represents a
presence on top e-commerce comparative analysis negative response while the high end
players, and swimwear market represents a positive response. 1
still being a niche market in India, denoted as poor, 2 as good and 3 as
makes it even more critical to Step 3 Determine excellent.
invest in the right available feasibility of venture using
platforms. CBA CBA: Cost Benefit Analysis

But with new areas in business, Conclusion:

comes in challenges both in Achieved the primary objective
modifying the operational Step 4 Analyze and resolve
to determine the top 3 websites
procedures as well as shortfalls of resources by
both companies in venture for considering the launch
understanding the feasibility and initiatives i.e.,
outcomes. &
The business model canvas is
Objective: Step 5 Propose framed & standardized to
1. To perform a warehousing solution for understand the needs and
comparative analysis of completing the launch requirements of launch
the top e-commerce The CBA shows complete areas
players to find top 3 for of investment, total cost and
launch initiatives. manpower required, with a loss
in Year I of Rs. 2,97,360 though
2. To frame the business
generates a profit in the Year II
model for feasibility,
of Rs. 1,41,000.
standardization & Keywords: (preferably 5)
Also, as launch needs complete
reference for future Keywords: brand launch, top 3 e-
warehouse setup before being
collaborations. commerce websites, comparative
available online. Thus, layout
analysis, feasibility of venture, resolve
3. To propose an online and processes have been
shortfalls, proposed warehousing
warehouse layout & proposed for warehouse
management solution to management
complete the launch
Student: Sobhana Sampriti Raj Purohit
Student email :
Students phone no: 9742314051
Faculty mentor: Ms Sudha Singh(Associate Professor)

Industry Mentor: Mr Arush Mahajan(Senior Manager)

Mr Digvijay Pandey(Assistant Manager)
United Colors of Benetton, Gurgaon

TITLE: Competitor Brand Analysis and Merchandise Development for mens wear apparel brand for e-
commerce portals

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

The aim of the project was to The consumer survey about brand
understand the buying lead to findings that the brand is
behaviour of customers on e- Competitor Analysis preferred for its bright colors and
commerce portals for mens prints.
wear, to understand where
More options, styles, sizes, colors &
the brand stands in terms of
fits in each product categories, will
its competitors. This will Consumer Survey lead to customer satisfaction.
help the brand in offering
customer centric products to Analysis of previous years sales
the market. data will help in knowing the best
selling styles which can be carried
Secondary Research forward for the next season to
improve the sales.

Objective: Conclusion:
To develop merchandise Data Analysis Merchandise Planning process
plan of mens wear for allows the retail buyer to forecast
AW15 season. with some degree of accuracy
To study the brand & its what to purchase and when to
have it delivered. This will
competitors on E
Findings greatly assist the company in
commerce portals in attaining its sales and gross
terms of product margin goals. A successful retail
offerings, price, size and strategy is to be better in terms of
color. following three key areas:
At the same time, the retail buyer
Keywords: must also remain competitive in
Competitor Analysis, SWOT Analysis, the other two.
Sale Through Analysis, Merchandise
phone no: 8904662714
Faculty Mentor: Ms. ANUPAMA
Industry Mentor: Mr. GAUTAM


The peripheries of fashion Research Methodology: Analysis:
industry, its business has Enable Data-driven decisions to
witnessed a dramatic change. In eliminate the creative design
the fashion industry, internet Step 1 concept by interpreting successful
marketing is a hot spot in Category Prioritization designs rather than creating new
current marketing channels. The ones.
fashion industry has very well To get Quick turn-around
acknowledged the internet collaboratively for in-season trends
market (online shopping). The Step 2 Identification of and top sellers.
purpose of the project is to Top sellers & Bottom
Methods to build up a strategy:
manufacture apparels offering Sellers
Reactive not Predictive.
faster development lead-times.
Revolves around better control Conclusion:
through quick turn-around for Step 3 Create product in response to
in-season trends and best Attribute prioritization analysis: CUSTOMER LOVED
sellers. It also focuses on FASHION.
offering the latest fashionable, Helps align the supply chain (factory
trendy designs at a reasonable level) on the basis of product.
price. The approach is to Step 4 Traditional supply Sampling time is reduced by
categorise and manufacture chain study elimination of non-value adding
products closely linked to process activities.
customers as in-depth analysis
of data transaction is done to
know customer desires and Step 5 Identify Bottlenecks
demands by their buying in Development of
patterns. samples for range

To identify the trend of best- Step 6
selling category.
Fast Fashion Supply Chain
To do extensive product sales
forecast based on their
To accelerate the availability of
trend inspired fast fashion
products by reducing lead time. Keywords: (preferably 5)
To optimize range presentation supply chain management, fast fashion
procedure for denim segment. supply chain, Top Sellers, Best Sellers
Student Name1: Mohammad
Student email :
Students phone no: 9036324367
Faculty Mentor: : Dr. S. Angammal
Santhi Asso. Prof.
Mr. chandramouli N Asso. Prof.
Industry Mentor: Koushal Narayan
GM, Raymond SSAL-II


Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Non Value added (NVA)
Productivity improvement is activities in Cutting section
an important factor in any Step 1 Process Study
industry as most of the 1_Fabric roll searching time
industries focus on more was more which leads to low
production capacity and more production. And Waiting time
profit. As it is known that Step 2 capacity Study for roll feeding helper because It
time is money. Non Value is difficult to take out the rolls
added (NVA) activities 2_Cut Perimeter is same as 20
describes that the customer plies and 64 Plies
does not consider as adding
value to his product. Value Step 3 Identification of 3_Bundle change over time is
added (VA) activities focus more in Fusing section.
on any activity that customer
is willing to pay for Though,
there are different costs Step 4 Work on
involved cost reduction bottleneck operations 1_Spreading section time saved
internally spent by an industry and Improve
Productivity 40 Minutes / Day 1 spreading
by finding wastage, table.
preventing and correcting
defective work would result in Step 5 Validating the 2_We have Improved cut
huge savings. Improvements perimeter 2330 to 2764 in
cutting Machine.
3_Performance of Fusing
1. To Eliminate Non Value Step 6 Calculating the Section has increased by 8%
Added activities. Improvement done and Productivity improved from
2. To Improve Productivity of 2351 pieces to 2592 pieces per
Bottleneck Operations. day.
3. To Reduce Change over
Productivity, NVA activities,
Changeover Time, Time study.
Student Name: SATHVIK BHAT B M
Student email :
Students phone no: 8762365784
Faculty Mentor: Ms RENJINI G
Industry Mentor: Mr ROHIT SINGH,
Assistant Manager, IE Department.

Operation standardisation
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:
Operation standardisation is The new production system is
analysis carried to having a major difference in
standardise the work Step 1: Analysis of PBS. handling of material. In PBS
method of each materials are transferred in bundle
where as in UHS single unit is having
workstation. The present
independent movement. This is
research is focused in the
main area to research the new
assembly operation of shirt changes and development needed
Step 2: Analysis of UHS in
where unit hanging system to material handling. Since it has
is followed. The new activity there is difference in
manufacturing unit has method adopted by the employee.
produces formal shirt. Thus the operation standardization
Assembly section has nine Step 3: Formulation of is more focused on these materials
operations and in each new method to eliminate handling activity. The root cause
production line there will be the variation in working analysis is made to analyse the
three assembly lines. The method. difference in working method of
new activity by Cycle time analysis
analysis is made to
and Video analysis of each
determine different activity Step 4: Cycle time analysis operation.
adopted in the particular
operation. Since operator Conclusion:
shows affinity to different The quantified result indicates the
ways of completing activity Unit hanging system reduced the
it is necessary to standardise Step 5: Preparing new Operating time as compared with
the working method. Overall Training video for library the Progressive bundle system. This
the cycle time of each and SOP project directly ensures the impact
operation become smaller of UHS in increasing the productivity
and the SMV will reduce of the operator by eliminating the
execs time involved in handling
Step 6: Quantifying and activity. Even though the UHS
Objective: documenting the work
contributed directly in reducing
To standardize hanger
SAM, it is necessary to streamline
usage in the UHS system. other factor like rework, Inventory
To standardise the material management and Line balancing to
handling method. achieve the sustainability in
To reduce the work Keywords: production.
content by eliminating poor UHS, PBS, SMV, Operating time, Cycle
work method. time, Allowances, Machine time.
To establish standard
operation procedure for
UHS system.
Student Name:- S. PRAGATI ANAND
Student email :
Students phone no: 9886195817

Faculty Mentor: Ms. Jonalee D. Bajpai

Industry Mentor: Mr. Ashok Kumar

Streamlining Of Finishing department through Value Stream Mapping & Facility Layout Design.

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

As manufacturing becoming a more
i. The current state value stream
and more competitive market, Step 1 Research design
- Applied research mapping is done through time
companies globally strive to
- Quantitative and study, work sampling, evaluating
increase their efficiency. To reduce qualitative data
value added & non value added
the time from order receives to - Comparative analysis
time, lead time.
delivery and remains competitive;
ii. Different non-value added activities
manufacturers are using a variety -
Study phase are identified & segregated in terms
of different tools. One of the
of seven wastes & also scope of
mostly used tools in recent days is Data collection for current
improvements are identified
Lean Manufacturing (LM). state value mapping
Identify tools for value iii. Major scope of improvement is
stream mapping taken as one of the solution to
This project is an applied research
reduce wastes.
project which uses the Value
iv. Alternate layouts are studied and
stream mapping (VSM), a tool used
Analysis phase most efficient layout is proposed.
in LM which helps in identifying &
reducing waste in an Export unit. Analysis of current state VSM
Analysis of wastes

Objective: Selection of major scope of Lead time in finishing

improvement department is reduced from
To identify the wastes and Analysis of alternate solutions 0.7days to 0.24 days.
improvement opportunities in Process ratio is improved from
the finishing department 3% to 7%.
Process streamlining phase
To streamline the process lines Work content is balanced with
for smoother and continuous Create future VSM respect to takt time, which
flow of material Comparative analysis results smoother and continuous
To utilize the UHS system Propose the new layout flow of material
To propose an efficient facility
layout Keywords:
Value stream mapping, Takt time, Process
ratio, Plant layout, Lead time
Student Name MFT)- Nigeen Ahmad
Student email :
Students phone no:9916012489
Faculty Mentor: Mr. Chandramouli (Asst. Professor / D.F.T Dept.)

Industry Mentor:
Mr. Mohit Bafna
(Consultant C.E.O Gemba Concepts)
Mr. Srinivas
(Factory Manager ,Laguna Clothing)
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:
Garment industries in developing countries are The project is carried out in parts section of a company
more focused on sourcing of raw material and where the parts section was following PBS system
minimizing delivery cost than labor productivity Literature study and Problem because of that the company was holding average WIP
because of the availability of cheap labor. Due to of 5300 approx. pieces for sections like Ready for
this, labor productivity is lower in developing
Identification phase
Loading, Matching and Parts Sewing Section, for which
countries than in the developed ones. Similarly, the company was investing apt 26 lakhs and had a lead
the cost of fabric is a major part of the garment so time of 2 days for that WIP. The total WIP of the
there seems to be great need for improvement in company was approximately 10635 pcs where as my
this sector. Even in developing countries the CAD area of concerns are three areas matching parts WIP and
and CAM system for fabric cutting has been ready for loading. Therefore these areas had the WIP
implemented to save fabric. Now the worry is Design and Development of 800, 3000, 1500 pcs as per the past data.
about labor productivity and making production UHS system To achieve lower WIP which may lead to lower lead
flexible; because the fashion industry is highly time, higher flexibility, reduced cost increasing
volatile and if the orders are not fulfilled on time, productivity, and by reducing rework the UHS has been
the fear for losing business is real. implemented in sewing line of Parts Section. The
Even today, industries are getting the same or more company has invested 10.8 lakhs to implement UHS.
volumes (orders), but the number of styles they The lead time of parts section was 1 day to finish 1500
have to handle has increased drastically. Earlier pieces but due to excess WIP it was taking 2 days to
industries were getting bulk order so there is no
Installation and finish 3000 pieces with WIP. As per the historical data
need to worry; if the production line was set for the Implementation of UHS when the line was following PBS, it was holding average
first time it would run for a month or at least a WIP of 2999.5 for which it was taking nearly 2 days of
week or two. But nowadays due to small order lead time.
quantities and complex designs, the garment After implementation training given to operators and
industry has to produce multiple style. even done time study. The Kanban which is one of the lean
within a day; this needs higher flexibility in tool was used to design Kanban for parts section for
volume and style change over. Industries have Trouble Shooting And loading from cutting to sewing of various parts of shirts
been running in a traditional way for years and are Problem Solving in order to maintain pull type.
rigid to change. Now the time has come to struggle The cycle time of each operation in front, back and
with global market demand and niche market in sleeve section have been taken for traditional system as
garment industries if they want to run it further. well as UHS. In UHS the cycle time of some operations
The best way to cope with all these challenges is has been reduced as compared to PBS. Where as in PBS
the implementation of lean manufacturing. This due to material handling the non-value added activity
will serve our purpose of flexibility and save a was higher so, in UHS the non-value added activities has
lot of money by reducing production lead time, Result Analysis And been reduced therefore the cycle time of some operations
reducing the inventory, increasing productivity, Standerdization reduced such as in back section cycle time of all the
and by reducing rework. operations been reduced
Objective: As well as this implementation lead to reduction many
Primary objective: trolleys and racks as its a overhead material handling
Implementation of pull system in parts section of system which lead to high profit to company.
sewing department using unit handling system. Conclusion: After the implementation of UHS. where
Secondary objective: overall WIP for Matching is same , 70% Reduction In
(i) To minimize the work in process Parts , 64% In Ready For Loading .The Investment for
inventory WIP was also reduced by 74.9 % and 30% of lead time
(ii) To implement and standardize process also reduced from 6.9 days to 4.9 days. The 22 trolleys
for Hanger system in parts from and 8 racks are eliminated due to UHS and saved the
cutting to sewing Dept. cost. The cycle time of operations been reduced by 15
(iii) To set SOP and Train operators for UHS- Unit hanger system, Lean 25%. The value stream mapping depicts that the value
the new system Manufacturing, Kanban , added time has been increased from 49% to 63% , non-
(iv) To meet customer demand on time by Progressive Bundle System , Unit value added time has been reduced from 9% to 3% and
eliminating non value added work Production System , WIP , Lead required value added time been 42% to 35% for small
from the process Time . parts.
Student Name:- MESERET ARGAW
Student email :
Students phone no: 8553452076

Faculty Mentor: Ms. Sweta Jain

Industry Mentor: Mr. Anju Sign

Method improvement for better production in a sewing section of a shirt manufacturing

unit (export).

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Industrial engineering is a part of
Step 1 Research design i. Time study of the operations will be
apparel engineering which integrates
- Applied research recorded using the time study format.
knowledge and skills from several
- Quantitative and ii. The method used by the existing
fields of science: from the technical qualitative data
operations will analyze using process
science, economic sciences as well - Comparative analysis
flow chart. A fish bone analysis will
as human sciences. It comprehends
be used to find the root causes of the
knowledge in those sciences in order -
to increase the productivity of
Step 2 Type of data iii. By CAD software the design of the
processes, achieve quality products - Primary data work station before implementation
and assures labour safety. - Secondary data
is analysed.
This project is an applied research
iv. The ergonomics part of the
project which uses the IE tools to
operations will be analysed by using
enhance the productivity of a sewing
Step 3 Data collection REBA and RULA tools. And using
section in an Export unit.
- Video, the data from the questionnaire
- Photography
Objective: - Observation
- questionnaire
- production reports Conclusion:
To use work study tools
- quality reports
specifically method study, time - reference books The implemented and suggested methods
study and ergonomics to for different operations in the sewing
improve production in sewing section developed in this project; cover a
Step 4 Data analysis
section. comprehensive series of aspects in
- Time study format
To increase the efficiency of the - Fish bone diagram increasing productivity. Applying work
sewing operators from 40.6% to - Process flow chart study tools to increase production is
60%. - Questionnaire mandatory to sustain in the global
- RULA and REBA sheet
To design work aids that will competition. Better productivity is a
reduce time and cost of labour. question of survival.
To design ergonomically fit Keywords:
work station for some Industrial Engineering: work study: work aids:
operations selected for study. method study: productivity : Ergonomics
Student Name: MADHUMATHI.D.K
Student email :

Students phone no: 9597770334

Faculty Mentor: Dr. S.Angammal Santhi (Associate Professor)& Ms.

Renjini (Assistant Professor)

Industry Mentor: Akshara Kumar-HOD Sampling Laguna Clothing Pvt Ltd

Process Re-Engineering Of Warehouse, Cutting And CAD Department To Optimize Fabric Utilization By
Identifying And Implementing Cad Software

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

It was analysed from the data
In the recent years we witness grasping that
continuous increasing of the
price of textile materials, so Step 1 Study Phase Fabric saving with the existing
any higher percentage of roll allocation system was
utilization of materials 0.09%.
achieved directly affects the End bits generated was 0.82%.
overall production costs. No end bit record available roll
Step 2 Analysis Phase wise.
Although marker planning is Utilization of fabric inspection
always the major determinant machine was found to be less
of material utilization, it is also than 50 %.
important to plan and control Manual dependency for cut
the spreading process carefully order planning and roll
Step 3 Process re-
in order to minimize the engineering Phase allocation.
spreading loss. A proper CAD software which will
be suitable for the industry was the
Thus, to improve the existing
need found from the analysis.
manual cut order planning
process and to plan rolls for Step 4 Implementation Conclusion:
each lay the company has to Phase
The deliverable of the project is
make decision on choosing
implementation of a CAD software
from the whole range of
suitable for the industry which
software solutions available
and implement it in the CAD
Provides optimum cut order
department. Step 5 Standardization
planning by saving 1.39% in
Objective: consumption.
Effectively plans utilization of
To re-engineer the Warehouse, Keywords: remnants by saving 0.83%
Cutting and CAD process of cut Fabric utilization, Roll allocation, End fabric.
order planning and roll bits, Cut order planning. Reduce end bits produced in
allocation from people the spreading process by 28 %.
dependency to process Generates reports on Fabric
dependency reconciliation.
Provide an ROI of 222% in a
Student Name1 Fitsum Teshome
Students phone no: 8553452047

Faculty Mentor: Mrs. Renjini.G

(assistant professor)
Industry Mentor: (Mr. Rohit Singh ,
BDE head)
Improving application of SMED to reduce style changeover time and increase
production of sewing section at shirt manufacturing units export

Background: Research Methodology:

Study the concept of Style changeover time
Single Minutes Exchange SMED reduced from 22 hrs to
of Dies (SMED) has
emerged as an efficient 18 hrs
approach to achieve rapid Study style changeover Production increased by
changeovers. Reasons for time of the company 5%
reducing changeover time
using SMED is to tackle the
current challenges of the
sector such as, frequent Analyze the recorder Conclusion:
style changes, shorter lead data
Machine setting time and batch
time, higher cost of
production, and loss of setting times were the main
production during the style factors for long style changeover
Identify the cause of
changeover time. high style changeover time and reduced by pre planning
This lean tool used to time
convert internal activities to activities.
external activities and to For further improvement of style
stream line internal and Implementation and changeover time: purchasing
external, resulting in improvements
reduction of total style extra collar turning and blocking
changeover time. machine, placing needle store
Evaluating and near to the line, adapting
monitoring the process
application softwares for collar
To reduce style die searching, training and
changeover time autonomous maintenance is
Sustaining the process
To increase production

SMED: Style changeover time: Lean
tools: internal and external elements:
Student Name: Divya Bansal
Student email:
Students phone no: 9980340630

Faculty Mentor: Mr. Thippeswamy,

Assistant Professor
Industry Mentor: Ms. Beena Noraha
Category Manager- Jeanswear,
Arvind brands Lifestyle Ltd.
5th Floor, Du parc Trinity. 17,
M.G.Road. Bangalore 560001
Product Development on Mens Summer Vest

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Megamart, from the house of Customer Survey was conducted to
Arvind, is a pioneer of the understand the fit issues in the
value- retailing concept in Step1 - Conduct a survey brand. Analysis of the survey
India. Its houses brands like on fit of casual wear finding was concluded by fit
Elitus, Mossimo, Cherokee, suggestions.
Colt, Ruggers and Edge in
Mens category are holding Summer Vest was new to this brand
strong image in market. Step 2 - Analyse the collection. A survey was conducted
To know about customer finding and conduct to understand customer
perception and to be survey for VEST expectations.
competitive in market,
continuous analysis is required. 93% of the people preferred vest
This is the reason to undertake Step 3- Product for summer.
this project. development on Mens 43% shop from Megamart.
To analyze the fit issues and to Summer Vest 84% prefer to pay Rs. 499-699 for
introduce a new product in the the Vest.
By Understanding the customer
Step 4 - Prepare a design requirement Product Development
and comfort fit for the is then carried out.
Objective: VEST

To analyze the fit issues of Conclusion:

Jeanswear Brand
To conduct a market Step 5 - Prepare spec and This project will add a new product
analysis and study the do fit trial of samples in the brand collection- Summer
demand of customer from Vest for mens and it will give
the brand. customer a new option to shop for.
To conduct a product By analyzing and standardizing the
development on Vest and fit of T-shirt, customer returns and
Step 6 - Seal the final Spec
standardize the fit. fit issues will reduce.
of new Product-
Mens Summer Vest
The new Product- Mens Summer
Vest will be added to the collection
of SS16 of Mens casual-wear brand.

Keywords: (preferably 5)
Fit, Vest, Product development,
analysis, survey

e-mail :
Students phone no: 9036433736
Faculty Mentor: Mr. Kishore Chandra
Industry Mentor: Mr. Sudheer (category Head)



Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

In the past, various research and
articles have been published on SALES DATA ANALYSIS
inventory optimization. This study is Define and Identify CUSTOMER SURVEY
based on the consultation of various
journals, all of which are related to
inventory management and allied Sorting and Inception Conclusion:
areas. Journals are used because they
are the resources that are most Planning of correct merchandise
commonly used to acquire plays a vital role for brands
information and report new findings. planning performance.
Inventory is one of the most execution Redefining the markdown
significant investments for any planning based on companys
retailer. Thus, it is important that norms and performance may
retailers maximize their returns on actually save the companys
inventory investment. One way of realization money
doing this is by optimizing
SKU Rationalization is an important
technique in inventory management
that helps retailers optimize their
assortments by decommissioning
some of the non-productive
merchandise. With this technique,
non-performing SKUs can be phased
out on the basis of an analysis of Keywords: SKU
Rationalization , ABC
parameters like sales, gross margins,
prioritization , sell through ,
sell through etc.
inventory management.
Student Name- Magdum Darshan
email :
phone no: 08095341870
Faculty Mentor: Mr Joseph Regy.
Industry Mentor: Mr Saikrishna
(Merchandising Team Leader)

Developing Online Vendor Evaluation Portal with New Criteria For Buying House.

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

There are different buying There are found certain loop holes
organizations now a days in current vendor evaluation system.
works for the retailer to help Step 1 -Study of Existing It includes complexity of process,
them getting the right Evaluation System time required to complete process,
merchandise in right quantity no use of rating system.
and quality at right place and So new vendor evaluation system is
right time with cheaper price. developed with new criteria &
The evaluation and selection of Step 2- Critical Analysis of rating system.
vendors, structuring the vendor Current Vendor Evaluation On the basis of new evaluation
base is an important task in any System system only online portal is
organization like buying house. developed.
It assumes utmost importance
in current scenario of global
purchasing. Every organization Step 3- Streamlining Conclusion:
especially buying house or Vendor Evaluation System 1. Online Vendor Evaluation
buyer need to have a vendor with New Criteria. Portal is developed with
evaluation matrix or model in System new defined criteria & its
place. There should be a typical implementation.
vendor evaluation framework 2. Reduction in manpower
which blends with companies Step 4- Developing Online required for process.
basic values and help in Vendor Evaluation Portal 3. Reduction in time to
establishing a strategic sourcing with New Criteria. complete the process.
policy. Developing vendor 4. Reduced paper work &
evaluation online portal makes delay in report preparation.
the evaluation process very 5. Reduced the complexity of
easy, reduces man power & process.
time as well as paperwork.

1. Developing Vendor
Evaluation online portal with
new criteria.

2. To study current Keywords: (preferably 5) Vendor

vendor evaluation Evaluation, Online Web Portal, Rating
system. System.
3. Add new criteria &
develop a rating
4. Implementation of new
vendor evaluation
Student : M.D.Christy Diana
Student email :
Student phone no: +919488114777, +919742650480
Faculty Mentor: Mr .Arivoli
Industry Mentor:
Mr. Neeraj Rana
Head Implementation team,
Threadsol Softwares
Gap -Analysis of the existing tracking systems on shop-floor

Background: Research Analysis:

The tracking Methodology: The weighted average of the parameters based on the
system is the tool satisfaction and importance .
to visually display Extensive Study of the
Satisfaction Importance
the on-floor tracking systems 8 6.5
6.5 6.9
scenario. 5.5 5.7 5.66.3 5.95.2 6.14.9
Weighted Average

The intelligence of 4
the tracking system 2
enhances the 0
situation handling Schedule/
on-floor. Questionnaire
A Gap-Analysis of to the Management,
the tracking
Technical experts and
systems helps in Parameters
understanding the Industrial engineers
The major variation in the expectation and satisfaction is
gaps, a technology more in the Comprehensive Dashboards, followed by
bridge is an Business Intelligent Reports. The up gradation of the
absolute necessity reporting paves way to the intelligence of the tracking
to make an systems.
intelligent tracking Gap- analysis of the
system. tracking systems % variation
importance vs satisfaction

30% 32%
Understand the Gaps in 20% 22%

the tracking System 10%

To study the 0%
tracking systems in
the garment
industry and Propose a Business
establish the gap Understanding the Critical path and having an intelligent
Intelligent Report
that exists and Alert System in the path would make the tracking system
propose a feasible intelligent.
solution Keywords: Conclusion:
Tracking systems, The tracking systems have a major gap in the way the
Gaps, RFID, i-button, reports replicate the floor. A business intelligent report with
BI reports, Up alert in the critical path makes an intelligent tracking
gradation system.
Student Bemnet Nadew
Student email:
Students phone no: 9738767837
Faculty Mentor: Ms. Jonalee D Bajpai
(Associate Professor)

Mr. Arivoli N.
(Assistant Professor)

Industry Mentor: Mr. Charles J.

(Maintenance manager)
Improving Overall Line Effectiveness (OLE) through planned preventive maintenance and spare part management

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

In todays apparel manufacturing In the project all the current plant
business it is becoming common maintenance activities related to
to see buyers insisting the Study and understand the AS-IS
preventive maintenance and spare part
delivery of a range of product plant maintenance activities
management were mapped and
mixes within a shorter possible associated activity data were grasped
lead time. And this makes the
by applying 4W (What, Where, When,
business arena to be in constant
pressure, intense competition and Who) and 1H (How) data grasping
mount of rivals waiting to Data grasping by applying 4W and tool. And quantitative data; machine
challenge. 1H tool and gap identification breakdown data, average monthly
production, and quality reports were
Hence, any firm dealing in this collected and analyzed by applying
business should maintain and
major plant maintenance performance
stand out in flexibility, quality
and productivity of the system. Design and implementation of activities to key indicators ; Mean Time to Repair
This makes sure uphold in this fill the gaps pertaining preventive (MTTR) and Overall Line
business. maintenance and spare part management Effectiveness (OLE) to quantify
management performance improvements.
And to get a hold and excel vis-
-vis the above parameters one
of the defining factor is Train operators and mechanics on
reliability of the system. And the the new systems implemented
Planned preventive maintenance and
reliability of a system can be good spare part management are back
maintained through good bones of efficient plant maintenance
maintenance practice and performances.
flawless spare part management
system. Measure performance of plant
In this project activities that were
maintenance activities by systematically designed and
Therefore, this project aims at applying major KPIs (MTTR and implemented under the umbrellas of
streamlining the plant OLE) preventive maintenance and spare part
maintenance activities to management i.e. asset management,
improve Overall Line autonomous maintenance, application
Effectiveness (OLE) through of skill matrix, visual management
Sustain the system developed through
planned preventive maintenance improvisation of application software and tool, 5 S, Improvisation of inventory
and spare part management performance evaluation and monitoring management systems and finally
system. system followed by the design of application
To Improve Overall Line Keywords: (preferably 5) At the end of the project period on
Effectiveness (OLE) through Overall Line Effectiveness (OLE): average OLE of four sewing lines
improved Planned preventive Mean Time to Repair (MTTR): Planned were improved by 34.51% and plat
maintenance & spare part Preventive maintenance: Spare part form that enables to hit a world class
management system. management: Autonomous manufacturing (WCM) unit OLE of
To computerize Asset and spare maintenance. 85% has been laid.
part management activities
through application software
Student email :
Students phone no: 8884525533
Faculty Mentor: Dr. S. Angammal
Industry Mentor: Mr Abhishek
Kumar Gattani
Assist. Manager Quality Silver
Spark Apparel Limited
Improvisation of Quality Processes through QMS Tools in a Garment Export Unit
Background: Research Methodology: The research methodology was
Apparel manufacturers who based on a thorough understanding
wish to remain competitive in of the company manufacturing
Step 1 Understand current process being done, and core root
global market have to respond manufacturing system in
& causes were identified from the
to their customers with Cutting & fabric Store
dept. of the company implemented tools of QMS in the
shortest lead time, lower cost company. The main root identified
and better quality. was final cut panels were inspected
Step 2 Study the internal in cutting department. There was
Re-screening happened lot of audit & collect data of no communication between the
time due to various quality Rejection responsible sub-departments; this
issue from different was the big bottleneck operation
departments but we have throughout whole processes.
focused on those defects To eliminate these defects a
Step 3 Collect the DHU
data for 3 moth & current sample modular manufacturing was
occurring from the cutting &
daily bases designed and implemented in the
fabric Store dept. company. The sample study had
resulted good achievement, if the
The Huge defects were
constraints for modular facilities
carrying in the company & was Step 4 Analysis the DHU and motivated operators was
reported by internal Audit for data & key finding involved in the module. Visual
the past since 6-month. The
control display charts for
recurring problem was given to
controlling delivery performance
me as a project to identify the
was designed and proposed, for
causes & provide Solutions.
Step 5 Implementing & controlling to deliver products as
Objective: required by the company.
To study the quality developing the QMS tools
after analysing DHU Conclusion:
issues in fabric & Main aim to support decision
making by the higher authority
cutting dept.
through QMS. Management can
To create a system for Step 6 Finding the result easy review/audit the department
after implementing & wise on monthly/quarterly basis as
improving Quality Conclusion
per their wises
through Quality After implementation of the
Keywords: (preferably 5) recommended solutions, some
Management System QMS , QS Checklist, SOP ,Defects, DHU profitable changes and savings in
(QMS) Tools. & 8-D Re-cutting were made as
Re-Cutting %(DHU) reduced by 40%
And tore-define the
existing SOP
Student Name1: lokdeep althi
Student email :
Students phone no: 9000515885
Faculty Mentor: ms. Subhalaskhmi
Industry Mentor: Swati rawat
A comparative study on kids wear brands and to find out key opportunity areas for
the growth of XYZ brand

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis: After analysing all the

Competitive business competitors, will be having key
analysis is an important part Step 1: Understand the opportunity areas for the growth
of the strategic decision both Global and indian of the kidswear.
making for your company. kidswear market.
Choosing an effective set of Conclusion:
competitors can be critical to Main objective of this
the ongoing viability and Step 2 Choosing study is to find effects on
Competitors and the best consumer buying decision
success of your firm.
players. positive or negative. The final
Competitors, and substitutes,
result shows that people of
along with disruptors from different ages, marital status and
adjacent markets, are all to buy any item genders rely on
Step 3 Study the
looking to meet the needs of marketing mix and trend others comments, opinions and
your target market and analysis of competitors. others word of mouth to take any
potentially take your decision. With the help of first
question of the questionnaire it
customers. A successful
has been found that people prefer
competitive business Step 4 Preparing advertising rather than word of
analysis will find Questionnaire
mouth but on the contrary when
competitors (both obvious & the detail question have been
hidden) that will lead to asked it has been noticed
decisions and action that individuals decision could be
Step 5 Brand survey, effected by word of mouth. This
create near and long term
Survey on word of mouth is real fact that bad impression of
competitive advantage.
any product/service can be
created by once bad experience,
which proved that negative word
Step 6 Finding out the key of mouth could have undesirable
opportunity areas, effects, but positive word of
Objective: mouth could create a magical
developing a post
To find out the key purchase feedback form. impression or image of
opportunity areas. products/services.
To study the impact of In the situations where a small
word of mouth on
Keywords: (preferably 5) amount of money is involved
consumer buying
decision. Competitor analysis, Word of mouth, people mostly dont have to wish
Post purchase feedback, to carry out a survey before
Phone: +251913180737
Faculty Mentor: Ms. Sweta Jain
Industry Mentor: Mr. Degef Teka,
Production and Technique Manager,
Ambassador Garment and Trade

Minimization of Reworks in Sewing and Finishing Sections through Implementation

of Quality Tools and Systems: A case Study in Garment Manufacturing Unit
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:
Delivering high quality By using different statistical tools
garments at lower production like Pivoting in Excel, Pareto
cost in shorter lead times are Step1. Review of the existing quality
Analysis and Cause and Effect
the major challenges faced by system and gap identification diagrams, 20 day collected data
apparel manufacturers.
Reworks in the garments before implementation were
industry is a common works analyzed in so many ways. Sewing
Step 2 Collection and Identification
that hampers the smooth defects were found to be
production rate and cause of defects contributing 57.06% of the total
poor quality products having defects. The front preparation
an impact on overall factory section was found to be the most
economy. Minimization of Step 3 Categorization of defects
defective section contributing 50%
reworks is becoming a must in
quality and productivity of the total defects. The analysis
improvement. There is no also showed that only 13 defect
ready-made solution that can positions were contributing 79.56%
Step 4 Pareto Analysis of data
reduce defect percentage of the total defects. A further Pareto
overnight. However, analysis on defect positions show
depending on factory nature that 71.13% of the defects are
and product type, it must have
caused by only 7.14 % of the total
proper quality control Step 5 Identify the root causes for
procedure and check points to defect positions observed during
control over this issue.This the few vital defects the data collection period.
study is conducted in one of
the suit manufacturing In finishing section, 78.84% of the
company in Ethiopia to reduce defects were found to be caused by
Step 6 Improvement plan design
defect by implementing quality only 8 defect positions and in these
tools and systems so that positions only four defect types
company can improve quality were responsible for 78.48% of the
and reduce cost of quality. Step 7 Implementation total defects. By implementing
Objective: different quality tools and systems
The main objective of this sewing and finishing DHU is found
research project work is: to be improved by 61% and 40%
Step 8 Measuring and comparing
To minimize the level of result obtained respectively.
rework in the sewing and Conclusion:
finishing sections by Proper Implementation of quality
implementing different Step 9 Standardize the result control tools like check sheets,
quality tools and systems. Pareto Analysis and cause and effect
To reduce cost of reworks diagrams and systems can reduce
Keywords: Garment Defect, cost of
To develop SOP for quality Quality, Reworks, Productivity, Quality defect level by ensuring right first
control. time production which ultimately
increases overall product quality.
Student Anupriya Jain
Faculty Mentor: Ms Anupama
Gupta (Associate Prof, DFT
Industry Mentor: Mr. Ankur Sharma
(Business Head,Speedo )

Modification of Quality Assurance system of a Swimwear Retail Brand

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Products with Understand the existing quality
manufacturing defects are system at Distribution, store and STORE: No customer return
reaching the customers and process and defect identification
increase in product return WAREHOUSE: Inadequate quality
due to product defects has check
been noticed in swimwear in Develop a streamlined return
FACTORY: Defective products
recent past process for stores Coming out


To device a Train the store team on the process

standardize and defect identification Due to suggestive
procedure between measures given at the
stores and factory, the
manufacturing unit manufacturing defects
for quality feedback. Develop a Quality assurance
system for distribution
will be reduced
Reduction in customer
To improvise quality
returns which will reduce
assurance system at
companys loss on
distribution stage
defective product return.
Suggest the preventive measures to
To suggest remedial reduce the defects at the Due to quality inspection
production floor
solutions for the system at warehouse
major types of while in warding, the loss
defects at production of damaged or defective
floor products will shift to
Production Company.

Keywords: (preferably 5)
Keywords: QA system, Customer
Returns, Distribution,Defects
Student Name: Zenawi Haile
Students phone no:
Faculty Mentor:
Ms. Subhalakshmi Kropi Bhuyan
Industry Mentor: Mr. Sium
Tekleab, Garment technology
directorate director.
Identifying the major constraints for low Productivity and Capacity utilization in
medium and large scale apparel industry of Ethiopia (Export)
Background: Research Methodology: Data has been analyzed by using SPSS
Garment industry is one of the and hence Labour productivity level
industries that have a potential of medium scale, large scale and
in developing an economy such Design Questionnaire and national level was 10, 8 and
as Ethiopia. History depicts that Selection of companies 8pcs/shift/operator respectively. The
this industry sector has been a efficiency level of the sector is
base for many successful 41.34%. Scarcity of manpower has
industrial developments and been the most critical cause for lower
Ethiopian government is productivity of the sector. Inadequate
Site survey and Collection of data
apparently placing special level of multi-skill operator, Line
emphasis on the garment balancing and method improvement
industry and striving to realize problem are the second and third
the growth and transformation serious causes for low productivity of
plan to enhance the the sector respectively.
contribution to the growth of Analyzing data (SPSS) and
the manufacturing sector. It is founded that the Ethiopian export
comparing with Global standard apparel sector is running at a capacity
Though the sector has a huge
potential for developing an of 49.66%.
economy, the performance and Shortage of manpower, product mix,
global competition level of the raw material shortage and lack of
sector is unsatisfactory due to Identifying and categorizing of market were the major factors for low
low productivity and capacity major factors (Internal Vs External capacity utilization of Ethiopian
utilization in the sector export apparel sector.

Objective: Productivity has been increased by

The primary objective of this 11% by line balancing and
Cause and effect analysis
study is to diagnose the major implementation of economical and
factors that hinder productivity effective method.
and capacity utilization of the
sector. Apart from this, Production has been increased by 2%
by introducing new thread trimmer
To assess the productivity, device.
Implementation based on
efficiency and capacity findings on internal problem
utilization level of the Conclusion:
sector Medium scale companies are more
To provide suggestions that productive, efficient and utilize
are required to improve the more capacity than large scale
competitiveness of the companies.
sector Keywords: Most of the causes for low
To deliver an input for the Productivity, Efficiency, capacity productivity are internal factors
concerned government utilization, export performance (79%).
institutions for decision Scarcity of manpower is the major
making cause for low productivity and
capacity utilization of the sector.
Student Name: SAMHITA
Mail id:
Phone number:
Faculty mentor:
Mr. Chandramouli
Industry mentor:
Mr. R. Ashok

Background Research Methodology: Analysis:

Fabric is the most important

Step 1 Form a Research
raw material in the industry
as it accounts to 70-80% of Data analysis in form of
the total production cost. Statistical column charts, pie
Savings of fabric by even charts and bar graphs.
1% has its effect on the Comparative analysis of fabric
profitability of the company. Step 2 : Study and collect used, pieces produced, left over
To reduce wastages it is data and end bits manually and with
important to standardize the suggested method of roll
end loss, edge loss, allocation.

Wastages has been Step 3: Data analysis

minimized and savings has and problem
been shown by introducing identification
method for roll identification
and segregation and roll Conclusion
allocation by planning for Step 4 Solution and
end bits. implementation. Suggested method of roll
identification has proportionally
Objectives: reduced time taken for searching
1.To suggest a method for rolls
efficient fabric utilization.
Step 5 Post
2.To develop formats implementation and
required to keep track of output analysis
fabric usage.

3.To suggest methods to Step 6 Formulating

optimize fabric wastage. results

4.To show savings in

fabric and end bits hence in
production cost
Student Name:Priyanka chandraprakash
Student email
Students phone no:8867658785
Faculty Mentor: Dr,Rashmi
Thakur(Associate professor NIFT
Industry Mentor: Mr.Dipen
patel(General manager of
Feasibility Study of Developing a Commercial Reversible Denim Trouser with Eco-friendly Wash.

Background: Conventionally, Research Methodology: Analisys: Through survey results

reversible garments use multiple there is lot of demand for eco-
layers of fabric, such that each Survey for Need friendly products in compitative
of the two surfaces of the market.reversible denim trouser
garment (the inside surface of with eco-friendly wash is one of
the garment and the outside the innovative product in market.
surface of the garment) have a Conclusion:
different color, texture, pattern, 1. Developed reversible
etc. Study of Reversible
Garment Structure denim trouser with single
layer fabric with double
sided color.
1. To develop a reversible 2. Eco-friendly washes was
denim trouser with eco- Study of different carried out.
Denim Washes 3. Denim was carried out
friendly denim wash.
with eco-friendly element
Specific Objective: by using treating with
1. To optimize process of neem pulp and glucose.
washing with reduce cycle Eco-friendly recipe 4. Seam strength found 3.8
time & increase M:L ratio. formulation. to 6.5 N/mm which have
2. To replace inorganic
chemicals with organic ones.
3.To come up with single layer 5. Comfort property of eco-
reversible garment with Development of reversible wash found serviceable.
appropriate seam denim trouser with eco- 6. Cost analysis of
4.To design pocket attachment friendly wash developed garment was
which are reversible in both. carried out and both
5.To check the feasibility of Fabric testing and result
analysis variety found to cost
both sided fastness
6.To test textile properties of
developed garment. (Water
vapor Permeability, Abrasion
test, pH %,Perspiration, Seam
Convertible product,, eco-
friendly wash,textile properties.
Student Name Aweke Zewdu
Student mail id
Students phone no: +251934159290
Faculty Mentor: Ms Jonalee Bajpai ,
Associate Professor
Industry Mentor: (Mr.Sium Tecleab,
Garment Technology Directorate
Director, ETIDI)
Gap analysis on technical and social compliance conformance in Ethiopian garment
factories from the perspective of global standards

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

International buyers are very The collected data has been
particular about compliance analyzed and the Non compliant
with codes of conduct. Compiling common rate of company has been
Currently, many international compliance requirements calculated :
buyers demand compliance There is no non-compliant factory
with their code of conduct with respect to hiring workers and
before placing any garment paying workers wages without
import order. To address these Designing regard to race. There were no
issues, many foreign Checklist instances of workers under the age
companies have adopted codes of 14 identified during the reporting
of conduct to influence the period. The wages and benefits paid
practices of their global for a standard working week meet,
business partners. So, it is very at a minimum, national legal
Collection of data
important to fulfill all the standards.
requirements of apparel In 50 % of the studied factory,
industry compliance code to Aisles are not marked .70% of the
survive in the market. studied factories do not have
Analyzing the gap on technical Personal Protective Equipments
and social compliance Analyzing collected data .None of the studied factories have
conformance in Ethiopian system of planned preventive
garment factories from the maintenance. 60% of the studied
perspective of global standards factories do not have quality policy.
has become an important 90% of the factories do not have
aspect with the rise of Identifying the industrial engineering department.
increased requirements for gaps
multiple compliance Conclusion:
accreditations. As far as elements of Social
Objective: Compliance are concerned, there is
To analyze the gap on no gap with respect to
technical and social Recommending
Discrimination, Forced Labor, Child
compliance conformance Labor and Wages & Hours. But
in Ethiopian garment Garment sector authorities in
factories from the Ethiopia should implement effective
perspective of global improvement activities on
standards. emergency equipments, Personal
To forward appropriate Keywords: (preferably 5) Protective Equipment, planned
suggestion and Gap analysis: Technical compliance: Preventive Maintenance, Quality
recommendation to fill the Social Compliance: Global standards: management system, and Industrial
identified gaps Compliance conformance: engineering activities.
Student : S.M.UdayaKrithika
Students phone no: 8754663073
FacultyMentor:Mr.A.O.Abdul Salam
Sait, Associate Professor & CC - BFT
Industry Mentor:Mr.UmaMaheswaran
Manager Decathlon - Chennai


Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Production efficiency is the Reduction in Style change over
deciding factor for time:
manufacturing cost & lead The previous change over
time. Factories are struggling details to be collected and Time taken for Style change over
to improve the efficiencies due evaluated before QCO Implementation: More
to short order quantities. To than 16 Hrs
face high competition in the
industry, all Garments are Time taken for Style change over
Activity check list and Style
implementing lean after QCO Implementation:
change over analysis format
manufacturing principles all
over their production and pre- to be made TOTAL CHANGE OVER
production process to TIME STYLE CCC: 9 HRS 15
minimize cost by eliminating MINS
waste wherever possible in the Details of the new upcoming
entire process. Long styles to be studied (line TOTAL CHANGE OVER
changeover time is one of the plan, OB, mock sample ) TIME STYLE DDD: 6 HRS 30
areas identified, which leads to MINS
low production efficiency,
higher lead times than quoted, Detail study of M/C setting TOTAL CHANGE OVER
high WIP levels & unexpected TIME STYLE EEE : 5 HRS 15
and internal external
OT / air freight at factory cost.
Identification of the actual activities to be carried out MINS
changeover time & hidden
By Using SMED methodology the
waste and their root causes,
Start up of the new style style change over time is highly
will definitely help to reduce
and monitor using style reduced and the peak is being
the lead-time through quick
change over sheet achieved in 5 days

Objective: Conclusion:
Reduce Change over time by
To implement the quick change SMED Technique & Compare
over Process with the Supplier change over time of styles Quick change over concept is been
implemented with the supplier and
To reduce the style change the time taken for each change over
over time using SMED is been highly reduced and the peak
Technology is achieved within a period of 5 days
earlier being 10 days and the
To format a standardised SMED, Internal activities, External activities efficiency is being improved to 54 %
action plan for style change
from an average of 40 45 %.
Student Name :- Tina Dhingra
Faculty Mentor: Mr. T
MuruganAssistant Professor, DFT
Industry Mentor: Mr.Ashok,
Global I.E.D Head, Aquarelle
India Pvt. Ltd Bangalore-560105

Application of lean tool Value Stream Mapping (VSM) for elimination or

reductionthe non-value added activities

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

This paper addresses the Step 1 Indentify the family The current process flow
application of Value Stream of the product that need takes more time for
Mapping as one of the Lean tool to be mapped delivering the product.
to eliminate waste, and improved
operational procedures and Decrease in Productivity
productivity.The study reveals due to increase in process
that there is an improvement in Step 2 Define the scope of
lead time.
the lead time by implementing the
proposed changes if incorporated Problems are identified in
in the future state map. industry in terms of non
value adding activities.
Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is Step 3 Draw the current
Value Stream Mapping
a World Class Manufacturing tool Excessive movements
that can be used to minimise (CVSM)
and handlings allow
waste inmanufacturing. damage and lead to
Companies are experiencing reduction in quality.
intense competitive pressure due Step 4 Analysis
to globalisation hence they &suggested opportunities Different types of
cannotafford to operate with of improvement
wastage increasing the
waste in their processes inventory between the
Objective: Step 5 Draw the future
Value Stream Mapping
To investigate how VSM (FVSM)
can be used in the factory Conclusion:-
to see the flow of working
values and relate it with
Step 6Comparison CVSM Lean Time reduction in cutting
room of improvement.
& FVSM and Conclusion section by implementation of
suggested kaizen & new layout
To investigate the
effectiveness of proposed for finishing
implementing value department for reducing the
stream map as a tool for Keywords: CVSM, FVSM, different types of lean wastage.
lean manufacturing. TIMWOOD, Lean and World
class manufacturing
To Indentify
TIMWOOD& proposed
Student Name: Srishti Rathore
Student email :
Students phone no:+91-8056046661
Faculty Mentor: Mr. T. Murugan
Assistant Professor,
DFT, NIFT Chennai
Industry Mentor: Dr. Ravinder Tuteja,

Development of Halo-Chromic Material and its scope in Fashion Industry

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

The inspiration is taken Organic substances
from a most common Time and action calendar used to make product
cosmetic product Mood skin friendly.
Changing Lipstick or Lip Anti-viral, Anti-
Balm. inflammatory
Data collection and
It claims that it will change chemicals are used.
findings (concept, survey,
colour due to your skin pH Limitations of
which generally is 4-5.5. application methods)
application method.
Limitations of dyes and
Objective: method of application.
The main objective is to Limitations in garment
develop a Halo-chromic Material Sourcing
material, which work as a Limitation of washing
pH indicator while your skin with alkali soap and hot
or the surrounded Fabric Selection wash.
environment is not of
optimum pH value.
Dye Selection Halo-chromic textile and
garment are possible. It
alerts humans about pH
level above 8. It is possible
Standardising Dyeing to make such products but
Process and Method needs more in depth study
and research.

Product Development and

Testing Note:
It is under the process of
1. pH indicator product
2. Halo-chromic product
3. pH sensor garment
4. product development

Srishti Rathore,
M.F.Tech,NIFT,Chennai, 16.4.2015
Student's phone no: 09176373018
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Divya Satyan,
Associate Professor &CC -MFT
Industry Mentor: Mr. Aniket Keshi,
Sr. Category Manager,

PROJECT TITLE : To increase the business contribution of Mens Casual wear category at

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

When a business wants to Gap analysis was done and it
calculate exactly how much Studying the current market identified that :
revenue it earns from the sale (using Sales Data, Revenue
of its products, it looks at the generated ) within Myntra There were fewer varieties
contribution margin ratio.Every in Leather jackets, Low Sell
organizations objective is to Through and poor GM in T-
increase its present business
Identifying ways to shirts, No difference for
contribution and to make
improve the same denims.
profit. That can be achieved in
a no. of ways if the strategies Sizing and fitting issues
applied for the same are up to were the main reasons for
the mark. returning the purchased
A no. of researches have been Formulating new strategies product.
done to Increase the business to achieve the objective
Analysis done on previous
contribution in e-commerce
retail like ; seasons sells through.
Gap Analysis and suggestive
measures to improve Conclusion:
Sell through analysis to identify Data collection (Primary
the product category which is and secondary) 1. Adding of new brands to the
selling more and improving the particular categories
product category which is not identified during gap
selling well. analysis so more varieties
Reductions in rate of returns can be provided to the
Analysis of the data customers.
also cause improving the sales collected
and ultimately it will help the 2. As per survey, the sizing
business to grow. chartalso was not helpful,
so improvement in the size
chart made.
Suggestive measures to 3. Merchandise planning for
To study in detail the improve next season was done on
current market scenario
the basis of previous sales
of Mens casual wear at
history to increase the sales.
It can be concluded that the
Analysing means to implementation of the above
increase the contribution Keywords:
of the same Sell through, Gross margin, casual wear, strategies in a proper manner then
Key trends, Gap analysis, Article type, it will contribute in the business
Business contribution growth and increase the
contribution of the business.
Student: Neha Keshab
Student email
Students phone no: +91-8056128627,
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Divya Satyan,
Associate Professor and
Centre Coordinator,
MFT, NIFT Chennai

Industry Mentor: Ms. Ritu Kumar

AGM, Supply Chain

Interventions in the E-Commerce space of Jharcraft for enhanced Brand Recognition

and to boost Sales

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

The project carried out in The analysis for the pre-
Identifying gaps in the current
the company Jharcraft is survey and post survey was
website to which may affect brand
to understand the lacunas in the favour that the
and shortcomings in the image.
redesigned website is better
sales pattern, and to carry and will increase in sales
out necessary technical pattern and brand
improvement to increase Conduct a survey to determine marketing. Trial validation of
brand marketing so as to requirements of web site users for the e-commerce websiteby
make Jharcraft a famous an enhanced experience. the executive team and
brand for National and feedback and suggestions by
International viewership. the Managing Director is in
Improve website based on data progress. A positive response
Objective: of the virtual shop as per
To create a unique survey and feedback of
shopping experience for customers was recorded.
the customers visiting
Jharcraft e- commerce Determine customer feedback after
website to aid them in implementation. Conclusion:
making better product The new official website of
decisions thus leading to Jharcraft with a virtual shop
better sales. experiencewill lead to high
Post Survey for redesigned website eyeballs, easy access to
for approval. (Comparison of new products, better customer
and existing) satisfaction, inventory control,
and increase in sales.

Create a virtual shopping

experience in the e-commerce

1. Increase in sales
2. Customer Satisfaction
3. Product Visibility
4. Brand Marketing
5. Virtual shopping
Student Name:Neenu.C
Student emai :
Students phone no:9176933882

Faculty Mentor: Mr.O.Abdul salam sait. Associate Professor

IndustryMentor: Mr.Srinivasa,Manager-HR,Texport
Industries Pvt.Ltd,Trivandrum


Research Methodology: Analysis:
To reduce lead time for Time spent on standard setup
activities. Preparation, Cleaning,
change over of styles using a Study the current work flow.
Paperwork, Attachment and
lean tool called QUICK Removal of Parts, Centring,
Dimensioning and Setting
CHANGE OVER Conditions, Trial Processing and
Reducing the downtime by Adjustment, Operation bulletin were
Analysing the Internal very high.
reducing the downtime in 4m activities
methods while the Change over time

changeover. Front: 15 mints.

Obtaining the quick change Suggest the external Back: 12 mints.
over benchmark by activities
Assembly: 20 mints.
calculating the internal change
Batch setting time: 10hrs.22mints.
over time by processing
Analysing the external
external change over. activity Conclusion:
Objective: After the successful completion of
my project, I came to a conclusion
Reducing lead time by using that, If we are able to convert
lean tool called SMED possible internal activities to
Preparing for internal activ ity
Find the areas where we can and Quick change over. external activity. Then we will be
reduce time by implementing able to reduce the change over time.
changes. Here the time taken before the
Understand the concepts and implementation of my project was
principles of Set-up 10hrs.22 mints. After the success
Reduction. implementation it got reduced to 6
Quick change over
hrs.32mints. ie, the deference in
Reduce the quick change
time is 3 hrs.16 mints. This will also
over time by converting the
result in reduced Lead time of the
possible internal activity to
whole process.
external activity.
Apply the concepts,
principles and techniques of
SMED to accomplish
Quick Change over. Keywords: Quick changeover:
4M method: MS Excel format:
Line balancing.
Student Name: Mopuru Monica
Student email
Students phone no:+91-9652551823
Faculty Mentor Dr. D. Samuel Wesley.
Industry Mentor: Ms. Nagamani
Subramani,Shahi Banglore.
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

This project is carried out to 1) Locating of goods was a

Reduce or compress the lead Understanding the majortask due to wrong
current System.
time of orders/styles. updated information
Reducing lead time is the ofVendor to binning rack
demand for buyers because data.
nowadays in the globalization
era, what all needed is not Analyzing the critical 2) Miscommunication
only good quality but the Areas/ gaps in process throughprocessed goods
shorter lead time so as the and giving suggestions leads to morelead time.
order can be delivered on in the existing system
time and can be reached to 3) Lack of knowledge of
the market/ end customers SOPs tobe followed.
just in time as per the
seasons. Developing a new 4) Late delivery of goods to
So lead time reduction is Standard system stores/ factories.
veryImportant. Lead Time can through
bereduced by various SOPs
methods and techniques such
as : Using Value stream
Elimination (remove a Mapping, eliminate non
process)Compression value added activities
(remove timewithin a and club some activities
process)Integration (re- Conclusion:
between successive 1) The research is expected
processes)Concurrence tostrengthen the
(operateprocesses in parallel) Keywords: (preferably 5) warehousingand vendor flow
system bystreamlining it and
Objective: Lead Time Compression,Process henceoptimizing the lead
removal,Concurrence,Utilization of time andImproving the
1) Analyzing the time taken resources. efficiency.
inperforming all the
importantactivities, by an 2) The research is also
export house,to complete the expectedto plug in the gaps
order, andthen will evaluate that areexisting in the
where thetime of particular currentProcedure.
activities could be
2) Completing the order in
comparatively low time,
thereby compressing lead
Student Name: Anamika
Faculty Mentor: Mr.Russel Timothy,
Industry Mentor:Mr. Rajesh Nair,
Product Manager, Flying Machine

Functional Finishes in Flying Machine Denims

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Competitor brands of flying
As flying machine is a brand for machine are experimenting
Consumer Survey
youth who always demands for in terms of fits, washes,
a change be it fashion or fabrics and finishes.
lifestyle, the brand ought to Consumer is looking for
grow in a technological way Desk Research something new for their
experimenting with new wardrobe and they are
innovations with their denims. ready to spend on it.
It has come up with some Competitor Analysis So, there is a need of
technological advances in innovation for flying
previous seasons. machine to comeupto
consumers expectations
This research is being done Developing Finish
and to sustain in market.
keeping in mind the
exploratory nature of the
brand to launch an innovative Application of finish
finish for flying machine denim
Two new finishes were developed
which were upto the mark in terms
Testing Garments of testing and trials feedback. Also,
they may make a sustainable impact
Objective: on consumers mind and pull
Wear Trials customers towards stores. So, these
To understand Flying finishes will be launched in coming
machine customers season of flying machine.
and fulfill their needs
towards functional Conclusion

To provide competitive
edge in domestic
market by creating a
finish different from
other brands. Keywords: Competitor Analysis,
Exhaust Method, Dip Method,
Wrinkle Recovery and Abrasion
Student Rahul Badiger
Student email:
Students phone no: 08754549137

Faculty Mentor:Mrs.M.Padmapriya,
Assistant Professor - DFT

Industry Mentor: Saravanan, QAM,

Royal classic groups of company

Quality improvement by implementing ZERO DEFECT in sewing line

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

This project is on quality This is the observation report
improvement by on the analysis done in the
implementing zero defect Step 1 study on existing organization. In this company I
lean tools in sewing line. quality system did study on the quality system
Zero defects are a way of and processes followed in the
thinking and doing that sewing line, the study were
reinforces the notion that Step 2 analyzing the done in trouser line. All the
defects are not acceptable, quality system quality process and system are
and that everyone should up to the mark followed here.
"do things right the first After studying of past three
time. The quality months historical data of the
Step 3 proposal of new
improvement of the quality system defects I have found that the
organization will be done by defect % in the trouser line is
doing individual operator 11 % by implementing pareto
performance evaluation on analysis tool. Since in this unit
DHU % and cause and effect Steps 4 follow up with almost all operators are skilled
new system
diagram. and training provided to the
operator is followed properly
Objective: The objective
and all the operators have the
to achieve the aim by
Step 5 analyzing end knowledge of the operation
creating the awareness of results and standardizing and defects. Still they are
the zero defect lean tool in
producing defects in the line.
the organization by the
means of different ways in Conclusion:
the organization. This
According to the historical data
project deals with an
defect percentage was 11%
application of methodology
after implementation of new
in the organization which
process it reduced to 6.64%.
provides a framework to
Cost of quality has been
eliminate sources of Keywords : zero defect, DHU, inducement,
reduced to 50 %.
variation in an operational
Student Name:Leelaprasad
Student email :
Students phone no:+91 9003028347

Faculty Mentor: Mr. D. Praveen

Nagarajan, M.Tech
(Assistant Professor)
Industry Mentor: Mr. Muthu pandian,
D.G.M, Classic polo, Tirupur


Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

In order to sustain in the Each department is been studied
market, the industry needs to and measured the capacity.
Understanding the existing Found that improper utilization of
provide high quality garments production process capacity in cutting department
with in shorter lead time. The
due to the maximum WIP is being
best solution to do this is to lying in the sewing and checking
implement a lean tool which is departments. Measured the
very new to this industry. As Collecting secondary optimum WIP at each
the operators have no research to collect data department and visualized the
knowledge about the WIP, comparison of both. Planned for
which leads to quality issues, the kanban cards and the
information flow. Worked
missing parts, size mixing and
Measuring the capacity of towards reaching the targeted
less productivity etc, we need WIP at each stage.
to control it. The suitable tool each department
to control this is the KANBAN
system, which is introduced by Conclusion:
TOYOTA car manufacturing By implementing the visualization
Identifying the bottle techniques like KANBAN system
plant. As the product styles are necks which has already proven to be
almost similar and have
succeeded in many organizations,
enough order quantity we can improve the process flow
implementing a lean tool like and productivity by targeting the
KANBAN will give best results. Analyse the applicability optimum WIP at each stage.
of KANBAN system and
To increase productivity
through quality using KANBAN
system. Analyse the theoretical
To implement KANBAN system results
in the knit wear manufacturing
unit to visualize the work flow
and to reduce the WIP.
To make transparent work Keywords:
culture and motivate the WIP, KANBAN, real time data, standard
workers to achieve target operating procedure, theoretical analysis.
Student Name :
M- +91-9916317601
Faculty Mentor:
Mr.D. Praveen Nagarajan, M.Tech,
Assistant Professor - DFT
Industry Mentor:
Royal Classic Polo


BACKGROUND: The financial imp lications which affects
A survey was made in STUDY THE PRODUCTION the firm like production process , like
Tirupur region factories, the QUALITYIN VARIOUS efficiency ,absentism, mach ine ideal
comparison study was made FACTORY WITH RESPEC TO percentage , skill, emp loyees survey and
S.E Vs. C.E zone level salary were co mpared fro m
between contract employee
factory to factory
and company salaried
employees with respect to COLLECTION OF DATA CONCLUSION:
productivity, quality, 1) Cost wise company shift employees are
best for Bulk order quantity and
efficiency, absentism, skill, contractor employees cost will be more
employee individual survey, Cost wise contractor employees are best
for smaller order quantity because
minimum wages comparison company shift employees takes two days
is made between Zone-A, SURVEY OF EMPLOYEES for line setting because example order
quantity will be less than 5000 in that 3-4
Zone-B, Zone-C industries Colours with 7days lead time.
within Tamil-Nadu. 2) Here Tirupur companies are following
lead time of 55days, 45days for fabric and
trims , 10days for production in that
Objective: INTERACTION WITH 3days for embroidery and printing hardly
MANAGEMENT 7days lead time for production , Due to
The objective of this study is this many companies are not functioning
with I.E and PPC department
to analyse the merits and 3) Efficiency is high in contractor
demerits of contract vs employees it will be more than 65% and
up to maximum 115% and less in
salaried employees. company shift employees, Quality damage
ANALYSIS OF DATA percentage is high in contractor is about
To reduce the absenteeism % 43% rework and low in company shift
employees is found 10% because
of employees. comparison made for same product ,
Operator migration is more in contractor
To reduce the idle time of and low in company employees.
4) Machine idle percentage is found 9-
the machines. GIVING SUGGESTION 10% in company shift and 30-40%
contractor companies, Any new system
To make a sustainable implementation and follow up is not
possible in contractor factories and it is
garment industry. Keywords: easy to follow in company shift employees
5) Lakhs of seasonal labels and trims were
productivity, quality, efficiency,
wasted due to contract workers delay in
absentism, skill, employee production this was avoided by company
individual survey, minimum shift employee through capacity planning
wages comparison , financial results in control of Lakhs of rupee
wastage controlled
losses and gain
Student Name:
Student e mail:
Students phone no:
Faculty Mentor:
Dr. D. Samuel Wesley
Associate Professor
Industry Mentor:
Mr. Sirish Patel
CEO of WCO Consultant Pvt
Escalating ANDON
Background: Research Methodology: The prototype of the
To develop an ANDON that ANDON is first created
alerts the production team and the developed
during a Designing the functionality prototype is then tested,
so that has to decide
Machine breakdown whether this ANDON
Quality failure system can be
Critical level of input implemented in real time
materials into a Developing hardware (use in industry.
of electronic components
like microcontroller, etc.) After this finding the real
ANDON as a product is
When problem found the alert
created using the
can be activated by a worker
electronics industrial
using a switch. Developing software (use components.
of Microsoft visual studio The created industrial
Alert is generated through the and Microsoft access)
LEDs and the buzzer ANDON component is
connected. then again tested, weather
it has any cons for
Until the problem resolved the industrial working.
Testing the hardware and
SMS is sent to the concerned software After the product is
on a regular interval. developed, the ANDON
is implemented in the
And the data logger that industry.
stores the time of each
Implementing the In the implementation the
process. The data thus stored
escalating ANDON in readings are noted and the
in the Personal Computer can
industry result is analysed for the
later be retrieved for problem
areas that causes the
problems in the garment
Objective: Processing the result after industry.
The main objective of the Conclusion:
ANDON is to notify the Management is notified
management directly without directly regarding the
any delay when a problem Keywords:ANDON, SMS, problem.
occurred and also to document documentation, downtime, software Document is generated of
the problem resolved process and hardware-circuit each and every process of
for future analysis. the problem through
ANDON for easy future
Student Name:Johnpaul Mathew J
phone no:7598550864

Faculty Mentor: Mr.R.Russel Timothy


Industry Mentor:Mr.C.Sivakumar
Executive (R&D)
Intimate Fashions Pvt ltd -Chennai

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Due to unknown knowledge While reviewing different
of the bobbin thread advancements in machine,
quantity to the operator , Study about machine and
bobbin technique there is been different bobbin
he/she doesn't know the depletion detection system
depletion of the bobbin which automatically pulls out
thread so resulting in empty the bobbin but will alert the
stitches in the garment
Choosing perfect sensor and operator that it is going to
without thread which is a
controller deplete. In a way or other it
serious quality issue faced by
the garment industry will create the same problem
of Unprepared Bobbin Thread
Objective: changing, Back tacking in
To reduce the defects Placement of sensor for between the stitches, The
due to bobbin thread perfect focus to bobbin major need for this project to
depletion make the product as user-
To know the amount of friendly, easy
thread in bobbin installation, clear idea about
Programming the controller bobbin thread and to be a
attachment to the sewing
machine. Even though this
kind of products available
earlier which comes along
Implementation of whole with the machine and costs
high. But this product can be
installed in any old sewing
machines and cost effective.

The defects has been
reduced which occurs due to
bobbin thread depletion and the
operator has a knowledge about
Keywords: the amount of thread in the
Bobbin,sensor,controller,detection,program bobbin so that he has clear idea
how much he/she can stitch in
order to avoid the defects.
Student Dhruv Kumar Brahmbhatt
Phone no:09601727894
Faculty Mentor:
Amit Kumar Anjanee,
(Assistant Professor, DFT)
Industry Mentor:
Shalu Sharma
(Retail Planner)
Arvind Lifestyle Brand Ltd.

Psycho-Social analysis of garment fit on female consumer

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Whenever a female consumers Formal &Informal Interviews and
find garment-fitproblems as a questionnaire survey is conducted
result of their body shape, an Understanding womens to identify the basic thinking of
emotional experience may result wear market female consumer about the
due to the failure to attain the garment choice based on garment
personal values they are aiming to fitting& their body shape.
achieve. Very little research has 95.4% of respondents shows
been conducted in India focusing In Depth Interviewing positive response for importance
on this shopping experience of (Soft Laddering) of Fitting. 86.9% of respondents
ready-to-wear garment fit. seek the confidence form their
This study was conducted to desire fitting garments.Feeling of
determine the personal values freedom is faced by 49.2 % of
attributed to garment fit & body respondent.
Formation of ladders &
shapes. Fit & Size is one of most important
This study usedCognitive appraisal Identifying content codes issues in ready to wear garments
theory of emotions&the Means- for women. Based upon the body
ends chain theory approach with shape there are different major &
the application of the hard minor problematic areas.
laddering technique. Questionnaire Survey There is a deep relation between
It is extremely important for India (Hard Laddering) Brand themes, Garment fit & Body
clothing brands consider the shapes.
various body shapes in their
garment design and attempt to Conclusion:
understand the specific needs of Data collection, Garments and their outward
their target market if they want to Data Interpretation, appearance that individuals wear
be successful. Data Analysis greatly influence the way they
think, feel and behave and as such
Objective: the criteria for choosing ready-to-
Determine the emotions of wear garments could be considered
Application of research an important step in what the
female consumer resulting
findings on Particular
from the perceptions of consumer aspires to achieve
garment fit in relation to their through clothing.
perceived body shape. It is recommend that retailers &
Determine the Problems designers consider the body shape
encountered in ready to wear requirements of the female
garments and their emotional Keywords: (preferably 5) consumer in order to provide styles
impact for female consumers. Cognitive appraisal theory of and designs that address the ill-
Determine relation of Brands emotions, body shapes, Garment fit, fitting state of ready-to-wear
with emotional feelings & Personal values, Emotions clothing, consumers have to select
garment fit. from.
Varun Mehrotra
Students phone no: +91-8585918188
Faculty Mentor:
(Dr. Prabir Jana, Mr. Deepak Panghal)
Industry Mentor:
Mr. Sunil Jeso Joseph (GM Production)
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:
During garment manufacturing Different types of machine parts and
different presser foot, spare parts
Identification of potential sewing work aids are 3D printed and tested for
machine parts/attachments for 3D longevity, deformation during use, if
and attachments are required, printing.
any, functionality in actual production
procurement of same sometime environment.
time consuming. Also sometime
presser foot and attachments Presser foot single piece type The
require customisation based on major issues were area of contact,
style and fabric. Currently no Understanding of 3D printing pressure, thus sewing over crossover
technology. seams. Presser foot hinged type
customisation is possible and
Area of contact improved by modifying
hence we have to compromise
thickness of heels, standard presser is
and use available off-the-self maintained, feed dogs easily catch
specifications. fabric and heels can pass through more
Understanding of controlling than 6 layers. Presser foot are tested on
But, now 3D printing technology process planning parameters of 3D floorand final result is feasible
printing. Presser foot compensating hinged
will cut off the time and. 3D
printing is a form of additive type - tested in floor and final result is
manufacturing technology where a
Feed dog single piece type
three dimensional object is Designing of 3D CAD model for 3d printed feed dogs cannot withhold
created by laying down identified spare parts. the presser during sewing to feed fabric
successive layers of material. It is due to floating assembly and non-
also known as rapid prototyping, supportive structure and also 3d printers
While 3D printed garments like cannot give sharp edges of teeth.
Feed dog with metal base type
brassiere are being tested for
Adhesive is used to stick printed strip
commercial feasibility, use of 3D also thickness cannot be increased
printed machine parts and Needle thread guide -
attachments in garment Issue: thread cuts off the 3D part.To
manufacturing is new concept and resolve this issue, a metal ring is
Analysis and testing of 3D printed inserted in between to rectify problem.
worth exploring.
spare parts. Attachmentissue:wall thickness is too
less, design is changed to rectify the
issue by adhering to the standards and
Objective: maintaining outer wall thickness.
Longevity in hours in terms of
To check the feasibility of using 3d deformation is .01mm after 8hours. This
printed sewing machine parts in Keywords: is also maintained by adjusting pressure
garment manufacturing. of presser foot bar.
3D Printing,Fused Deposition Conclusion:
Modelling Additive Manufacturing, Post R&D and testing it is found that
Customized, Apparel Sewing presser foot is feasible product. Feed
MachineParts dog may not be possible. Attachments
and customised thread guides may be
possible with reinforcement.

Faculty Mentor:
Ms. Riju Jakhar
Industry Mentor:
Mr.ManishVerma, Category
Manager, Shoppers-stop

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Retail store layout planning is a On the basis of literature review and

complex task. The fundamental Secondary research the project brief a SOR model was
objective is to maximize sales finalized with parametrs affecting
with customer sat- store layout. On the basis of these
isfaction.Factors affecting store parametrs a close ended
layout plan include customers questionnaire was formulated for
To identify Factors
purchase behaviour, desired data collection. Thus theparameters
service level, merchandise-mix, affecting store that affect image and store layout
store image and atmosphere. layout,atmosphere and of a particular store The sales per
image square feet was reviewed, which
The optimal layout of a store helped in ranking various brands. All
can sometimes be that makes these parametrs and rankings put
the shopping experience as To understand companys together led towrds a new layout to
easy as possible for be implemented of the store.
perspective to factor in
consumers.Store layout is
important because it affects the Indian context
consumer shopping behaviour
and is critical towards building This study has highlighted the
of store image. The postioning impact of store layout on
of brand space in a retil Primary research purchasing behaviour of consumers
multibrand outlet is equally at store. It is believed that the
important. importance of store layout is at an
all-time high in major retail multi-
Objective: Questionnaire based brand outlets, an excellent store
survey of customers layout can be the critical difference
1. To redesign store layout in any companys success.
of mens wear of xyz to
maximize sales Interview with staff and With ever-changingstore layouts in
management the retail industry, retailers face
2. To study customer ongoing challenge of gaining
perception towards competitive advantage from
brands and their image Analysis and Outcome creating added customer value.
to determine space to be
allocated to those Retailers have to constantly review
Keywords: their store layout strategies.The
Store layout,store image, store empirical data was used to design
atmosphere , questionnaire analysis new layout for the store.
Amit Gupta

Faculty Mentor:

Prof.Dr. NoopurAnand

Industry Mentor

Mr. H.C. Juneja, Executive Engineer,

Public Health Department, Rohtak
Prototype development of Safety suit for Manual scavengers
Background Research Methodology Analysis

At present there are around 7 As per Supreme Court guidelines

Understanding the current
Lakhs Workers working as conditions of sewage sewage workers are required to
sewage divers in India. Job workers wear protective suits before
objective of sewage divers is diving.But in many cases it was seen
to clean the underground that the officials and sewerage
sewage system blocks, carry divers were not aware of the rules.
out the sewage waste, repair Understanding the In some cases the officials were
and maintenance, installing requirement of protective aware of the rules but were
sewage suction machine etc. suit for Sewage divers disinterested in following it. In
The entire job is carried by some cases the protective suits
workers without any provided such as caps, jackets,
protective gears and only in a Selection of right material gloves and shoes were not sufficient
undergarment though as per according to the nature of to protect them.
Supreme Court ruling they are work
to be provided with protective
suits before diving. Several Conclusion
reports and studies show that
because of the non-availability Finding the sealing
technique compatible with The outcome of this project is
of protective gears 80% of development of biodegradable
chosen fabric
sewage divers suffer from affordable protection suit which will
various diseases like breathing protect and improve the working
problems, infections of all condition and life of sewage divers
kinds and fatal diseases as a Step 5: development of under various diving conditions.
result of exposure to sewage. protection suit The sewage workers appreciated
the developed suit as they found it
Objective very useful.

The objective of this project is

Step 6Testing of the
to develop anaffordable
protection suit which will developed suit
protect sewerage workers
while on work.
sewage workers, Protective suits,
disposable suits, affordability,
Student Name : Maya
Students phone no: 8130846569

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Noopur Anand

Dr. Archana Gandhi

Industry Mentor: Ms. Roopali Shukla

TOT head, ATDC, Gurgaon
Training needs of differently abled for apparel industry
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:
Person with disability (PWD) Different type of disabilities, their
comprise with one- fifth of Review of literature: on disability severity and their effect on body
the worlds population. A v/s employability and existing functions and employability for
disability does not imply that training manuals various tasks in garment industry
a person cannot do a job was mapped. Training manual and
effectively; it might just mean machine improvisations were
that the person does it in a Primary data collection on developed
different way. When given a current status of employment of
fair chance to develop skills disabled people in the garment sector Conclusion:
and the opportunity to access
employment, people with Comparative performance test
disabilities perform just as established that differently abled
well as those without. Mapping of task performed by have capability of performing better,
Garment industry is highly disabled in garment sector and skill but need more machine practice to
labour intensive and garment requirement for the mapped task achieve better efficiency and quality.
processing involves lots of Psychological counselling for
routines, monotonous, and motivation will have positive impact
repetitive operations on on efficiency and quality. Study
Identify the gap in relation to the
which differently abled can revealed that disabled people are
training of differently abled people in
easily be trained. more committed to their work than
normal people.
To enhance the workability and
Objective: accessibility of differently abled
Making of training manual of SMO for there is a need to improve or modify
To map the disabilities with
differently able people the workstation as per the disability
the tasks that can be
performed by people with type like for example if a sewing
different kind of disabilities operator has right leg disability
Implementation of training manual changing the position of the knee
To assess and understand and improvisation in machines lifter from right to left would
the existing training manuals improve efficiency. Further for
to create a comprehensive visually impaired sewing operator
manual for training people using double sided tape as a guide
Analyses of efficiency of differently
with disability line for starting and ending
able person with normal people after
operation can have positive effect
training and machine improvisation
on his performance.

Keywords: (preferably 5) Disability,

machine improvisation, training manual,
visually impaired, employability of
differently able
Ella Sehgal

Faculty Mentor:
Prof. (Dr.) Suhail Anwar
Industry Mentor:
Mr. Neeraj Rana
(Principal Consultant, Threadsol)
A study on Tracking System available in garment industry
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:
Rising competitiveness in Garment manufacturers are using
Garment Industry has resulted in Literature Review of production mainly Barcode, RFID and Smart
tracking and different
manufacturers adopting new technologies being used. Button technologies for production
techniques to increase tracking. RFID has advantages over
productivity of factories thus aforesaid technologies and has high
helping them to stay ahead in acceptance in garment industry.
business. Garment tracking helps SWOT Analysis of commonly used However the most common concern
in increasing efficiency by giving tracking technologies while implementing a production
real-time data of the production tracking system is its huge Initial
floor thereby reducing problems investment. In addition to the cost,
of shrinkage, high rate of garment manufacturers are not
defects, operator under completely satisfied with the
Visit garment manufacturers to
performance, which are often current tracking solutions available
study different tracking systems being
encountered. A monitoring and are looking for a completely
system helps in solving these wireless solution. The main reason
problems by tracking the inflow for choosing a wireless network over
and outflow of the production wired, for data transmission from
process. By bridging the gap Conduct survey to study the trend entry points, is that wireless
between production floor and of tracking technology in industry network saves huge time and effort
management, a tracking solution while implementing a solution in
that is based on Barcode, Radio factory. Moreover making a system
Frequency Identification or wireless helps in reducing
Smart Buttons helps in smooth complexity on production floor. It is
Identify problem of garment
flow of information in the found that Zigbee is a cost-effective
tracking products used in industry.
organization. However the wireless technology that can be
tracking products available have used with RFID for tracking purposes
their fair share of pros and cons. in garment industry.
Formulation of Technology Index
Objective: for Garment Tracking Conclusion:
To identify problem of 1- The existing tracking solutions
tracking system used in are not completely error-proof
and they need modifications on
garment industry various parameters.
To formulate Suggest a feasible tracking
technology that can be used for
Technology Index for production tracking 2- Zigbee working in conjunction
with RFID in the form of Zigbee
garment tracking
enabled RFID readers can prove
To identify feasible Keywords: to be effective on various points
tracking technology for Tracking, Real-time monitoring, RFID, including initial investment
garment industry. Cost, Zigbee incurred and making the system
completely wireless.
Sumit Kumar
Student email:
Students phone no: +919971058028
Mr. Sunil Motwani- Assistant
Mr. Digvijay Pandey
ABC Pvt. Ltd.
Infocity, Gurgaon

To develop merchandise plan (Womens wear) for AW15 of ABC Ltd. brand for an e-commerce

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Over the last two decades, Past sales data analysis is done in
rising internet and mobile Step 1 detail for better clarity of AW15
phone penetration has Competitor Analysis Merchandise plan. The consumer
survey reveals about what consumer
changed the way we
want. Merchandise planning for e-
communicate and do commerce portal should be done in
business.Sale on E-commerce detail incorporating key components
sites is growing every year as Step 2 of various product categories.
internet and smart phone are
Sales Data Analysis The findings of this research can be
The merchandise planning used as key inputs in deciding the
plays a critical role in e-retail as merchandise plan.
the competitor brands are only
a click away. The aim of the Step 3
project is to develop a Consumer Survey&
merchandise plan for womens Analysis
wear which is based on
consumer preference and sale
Step 4
Findings & Suggestions
The consumer preferences largely
1. To develop merchandise affect the sales. By carefully
plan of women wear for planning the merchandise
autumn winter15 season. assortment according to consumer
Step 5 needs, sales can be significantly
2. To offer customer centric Merchandise Plan increased.Merchandise plan for e-
products to the market. commerce portal has been
developed on the basis of detailed
3. To develop a merchandise analysis of merchandise at various
plan for womenwear for e an Keywords: points thereby increasing sales
e-commerce portal. Keywords: Sale Through, Merchandise through and also profitability.

Faculty Mentor:
Industry Mentor:
Mr. Koshal Bajaj
Vendor evaluation for a Buying house for XYZ Brand Using Analytical Hierarchy Process

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

The existing Vendor Qualitative /Observational The data collected through was
Evaluation Methods are based research through In-Depth analyzed using Analytical
Interviews has been undertaken Hierarchical Process (AHP). Using
on a simplistic approach Indian
this tool evaluation matrix was
apparel Industry. created to provide ranking on the
basis of reality.AHP Method
For interviews a combination of provided inter-dependency of
It is widely accepted that many
open and close ended questions parameters and analyzed during
of the parameters considered vendor evaluation. An initial
were used
in the evaluation methods have comparison with the conventional
evaluation method and analysis of
a high level of inter-
the above results throws up some
dependency. But this inter- interesting observations.
Ready to use documents
dependency is never available with theorganization
For instance, vendor J still retains
quantified, represented and were used.
the top positionin the evaluation
analyzed during vendor ranking but the second position
evaluation.The AHP method here is of vendor M. This vendor
For external research Internet has been consistently accorded a
addresses this particular issue.
website & published books were much lower ranking (4 instead of 2)
referred to in the conventional evaluation
Objective: method. Similarly, vendor N who
has consistently secured second
To evaluate various position in the conventional
Dataanalysis was done by evaluation method, now is in the
vendors for better forth position.On further
using AHP
sourcing. investigation of these results, the
To provide a well reasons for this divergence become
evident. The hierarchical
defined framework for comparative model has revealed
vendor evaluation using Suggestions and certain dependencies that were
AHP process. being ignored earlier.

The results show considerable
AHP (Analytical Hierarchy Process), divergence from the conventional
Vendor Evaluation metrics. The current metrics
seem to be more in line with the
ground realities and hence more
relevant to the vendor evaluation
Amrita Som
Faculty Mentor: Ms. GirijaJha
Industry Mentor: Mr. Rahul Trivedi, Merchandiser, Triburg


Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

The three parameters of As per the study, wastes due to

Study the Entire production
cost, quality and lead time Over-processing, Defects and
process for the Style
are critical for apparel Transportation were identified. The
retailers. In recent times, percentage of Value added activities
lot of emphasis is on vs. the non- value added activities
orders with shorter lead and the necessary non- value added
times activities in the existing system were
Identify the Wastes/ time
Also Cost Reduction is
another aspect retailers Existing Value added time: 0.46%
are concerned with. Necessary non- value added time :
By the use of VSM we can Non value added time percentage
Analyse the causes of the
identify the wastes in the for the entire system: 95.8%
wastes/ delays
entire system and take
steps to remove it Conclusion:

By using the proposed layout, the

Objective: Identify Improvement transportation waste has been
opportunities in the existing reduced by 8.3%. An amount of
To use Value Stream system Rs.8153/- as over processing loss
Mapping to identify can be eliminated from the
Wastes existing system.
Analysis of Current Suggest Improvement
opportunities The value added time in the
Order Execution
Cutting department has been
Process and look for
Wastes and Time increased from 0.92% to 3.92% of
Losses the total time.
Suggest changes in Keywords:
the Existing process
Lean Manufacturing Wastes, Value- added
activities, non- value added activities, fish-
bone diagram

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Archana Gandhi
Industry Mentor:
Ms. Mahak Sehgal,
Merchandiser, Inditex.

PROJECT TITLE- Vendor Selection, Evaluation and Development for Home Furnishing Department of a Spanish Retailers
Sourcing Office.
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

There are different buying In the current system of the retailer,

organisations who work for the retailer Literature survey on Practices in vendors are evaluated on last
to help them getting the Right Vendor Selection, Evaluation and yearsperformance of Sampling, Quality,
merchandise, in Right quantity and Delivery, Prices. However there is no
quality at Right place and on Right time structured format for this. It is based more
with best prices. on perception.
Selection of Parameters and giving
According to research by Nguyen weight age to them after analysis & As per discussions with
(2013) on Supplier Performance discussion with Merchandisers in the retailersmerchandisersthe most pertinent
Evaluation documentation & Process in India Office of the Retailer. parameters for Vendor evaluation were
the Textile & Garment Manufacturing identified as- Price, Quality, Delivery,
Industry, the advantage of vendor Infrastructure, Design and Merchandising.
Evaluation system is to concentrate the
resources on value added activities & Secondary & Primary data Analysis of last three seasons showed that
reduce the effort resolving problems collection from merchandisers to the key problems were 42% late deliveries,
develop Evaluationformat.
induced from Vendor performance 17% quality failures and 6% merchandising
such as late delivery and quality issues.
defects.As per research conducted by
Aberdeen Group (2002) an Vendor Evaluation/Selection Parameters
improvement in vendor performance Developing Vendor Evaluation finalised for creating a format were:For
was observed after the vendor Format for current & potential Current Vendors- Price, Quality, Delivery,
new vendors.
evaluation system was implemented. Infrastructure, and Design&
Improvements were observed in better Merchandising.For Potential new Vendors-
quality, competitive pricing and more Designs, Infrastructure, Quality &
timely deliveries. Price.Vendors were Graded on a scale of 1-
Evaluate vendors and rate them 5 and final evaluation scale was done on
with respect to others.
Objective: scale of 1.85 to 5 (from poor to Excellent).

To understand the current system of Conclusion:

Vendor Selection, Evaluation and
Development of the Spanish Retailer. Framing Vendor Vendors are selected and evaluated on the
Development Methodology. basis of following sequence of parameters-
To develop methodology for Vendor A) Price
Selection, Evaluation and Development B) Quality
for the Spanish Retailer. C) Delivery
Keywords D) Design
E) Infrastructure
Vendor, Evaluation, Selection, F) Merchandising
Development, Methodology, Rating. Based on the vendor evaluation scale, 10
Vendors were graded and the scores
ranged from 2.93 to 4.47.The vendors who
were graded low, a vendor development
framework was created which proposed
various ways in which Vendors should
upgrade themselves, to meet the needs of
the Spanish Retailer.
StudentName: Arunav Dwivedi
Student Email
Students phone no:8750692532
Faculty Mentor: Mr. Chandra s Joshi
Industry mentor: Mr. Deepak, Francis

Developing CSR strategy for XYZ Apparel Firm

Background:- Research Methodology: Analysis:

Indian apparel producers are To identifylevel of CSR maturity of The maturity level of XYZ firm is Compliance
the firm and its peers seeking
crucial part of global supply chain
(Through secondary analysis where
claiming to be Industry stalwarts, available else in depth interview of the CSR activities in the XYZ firm are at differential
however not much of information CSR implementers in depth interview) maturity level
on their CSR activities is known by
general public.Consumer Employees are often not aware about their
perception of CSR is different from companies CSR policies and activities
To understand stakeholders CSR
suppliers or manufacturersbecause expectation from the firm Employee perception on Benefits of CSR are
later have to deal with the day to (Data collection from multiple
limited to better employee turnover,
day activities of production. stakeholders, convenience sampling
companies reputation, reduced absenteeism
to be used for data collection)
and enhanced companies presence
Further the incentives and motives
of manufacturers in pursuing CSR Perceived obstacles towards investing in CSR
and complyingwithbuyers dictated activities include hectic production schedule,
Objective 3
codes of conduct are different from To identify CSR activities, which risky market conditions, lack of awareness
are in alignment with CSR maturity and management priorities
those of apparel brands. This is level of the firm,
further complicated by the control stakeholdersexpectation
and audit mechanism adopted by
brands to enforce these standards. There exist substantial gap between
envisioned and implemented CSR.Initially
Intentions of manufacturers in activities on which companies are at low
implementing those are different maturity level should be addressed
from which are prerequisite for Formulation of specific CSR
strategy (using Carroll model) for XYZ firm has CSR potential and hence is at a
existing CSR strategies to have any
apparel manufacturing firm stage where it can move forward to reap
desirable impact creating need for
benefits. Communication of CSR policies to
different and custom CSR employees is a prerequisite for a firm to reach
strategies for apparel Keywords: a stage conducive for CSR activities
manufacturers which would have
alignment with their business goals. Custom CSR strategy, incentives for Creating awareness about benefits of CSR
apparel manufacturers, stakeholders amongststakeholders and orienting
Oobjective: expectations, CSR expectations, management towards significance of CSR and
CSR maturity level of apparel firms CSR strategy is critical.
To develop CSR strategy for XYZ
apparel manufacturing firm. The project helps in clearly outlining the
steps, which can be taken by any apparel
manufacturing firm for devising its CSR
strategy, which would be in alignment with
its business goals and stakeholders
Gajendra Kumar
Students phone no:
Faculty Mentor:
Ms Bhawna kapoor verma
Industry Mentor:
Ms Devyani Bains
Senior quality manager, orient

Reduction of cost of quality at pre-production stage

Background:- Research Methodology: Analysis:

Understand the cost of poor The accumulation of CoQ data for

The importance of quality for quality in manufacturing process
efficient process running is this system is the key to classify
the results into the possible highest
well understood by apparel
degree of breakup and provide
manufacturers. reports for various kinds of analysis
Find out area where COPQ like:
In absence of a standardized
process network, pre- Majorly appears
Department wise breakup
production activities more cost Objective 2 Category wise breakup
of rework and alteration effect
on lead time and cost of This kind of analysis could be done
Identify areas where maximum
quality.Level of quality of a for the extrapolation of CoQ results
defects were accrued using SPC
product at pre production stage tools by providing the realistic range to
enhances the entire bulk quality the various factors (e.g. rework %,
and a single loop holes can minding %, reject %) affecting the
impact on the cost of quality of result using of SPC tools.
Find out reasons of defect and
bulk. responsible department
The toolcompares different
The project is focused on Objective 3 scenarios created by the user for
reduction of the rework and various cost driven factors.
other costs that enhance the
cost of quality. Implement model with quality Conclusion:
improvement and training,
Objective: define pattern re-engineering 1- Costs of quality were reduced
at pre-production stage by
1- To analyse areas /activities analysing data of defect and
in apparel manufacturing, finding major areasin terms of
which have potential to Re-calculate the cost of poor maximum increase in cost
improve quality.
quality and impact of quality
2- Pattern re-engineering was
2- To implement techniques of implementedfor minimizing
quality improvement and Keywords: errors pattern and fit
conduct a training.
Cost of quality, cost of quality,
pattern re-engineering,statistical
process control tools

Faculty Mentor: BHAVNA K. VERMA

Industry Mentor: RAJIV CHATURVEDI, Sr.Manager (Operations), Orient
Craft Ltd.



Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

The manufacturing efficiencies The data collected over the study
of the apparel units in period from 7.2.15 - 3.5.15 shows
Northern India range between Problem identified and the overall production defects to be
defined 38.45% with most of the defects
28% and 45%.Individual
originating from sewing (44.5%)
technical efficiency varies with and washing (31.3%) sections. The
firm-specific characteristics six major failure modes in sewing
such as size and age.More time sections were puckering (19.7%),
is taken per piece in the measurement out of tolerance
Defined process to be (17.6%), roping (17.4%), uneven
finishing department with applied (FMEA)
unacceptable high levels of neck/placket/waist band (10.6%),
broken stitch (7.4%), & wrong label
repair due to lack of practically
attachment/ label missing (5.6%)
applicable effective quality
tools.Logical extrapolation of Risk prioritization according to
an effective quality control tool occurance, severity and
like FMEA is likely to omit Data collected& detectability criteria showed
analyzed (predefined measurement out of tolerance
these topical factors and at the formats) followed by puckering and roping
same time help improve the
to be the most affective areas.
efficiency of apparel
Based on the risk prioritization,
manufacturing units. effective corrective actions are
recommended for implementation
Though FMEA has been highly Problem areas prioritized and reassessment.
successful in automobile (acc. to RPN calculation
industry but its principles can using FMEA and Pareto) Conclusion:
find applicability in apparel
industry. Elimination of process The application of this study is likely
inefficiencies through FMEA to improve the process
performance of the critical
adoption can bring about
Actions planned for operational process, leading to
improvement in systems; specific failure modes to better utilization of resources,
eliminate production propose a quality model decreased variations & maintain
scheduling and line balancing. (for higher PRNs) consistent quality of the process
Objective: Keywords:
To apply FMEA tools for Failure modes, quality, RPN, efficiency,
assessment, prioritization, and product reliability
correction of failure modes in
the apparel industry for
improving product reliability.
Student Nikita Jain
Faculty Mentor:
Prof.(Dr.) Prabir Jana
Mr. N.A Khan
Industry Mentor:
Ms. MausmiAmbastha

Material Utilization in Automobile Seat Cover Industry

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:
Fabric is the biggest cost driver This research is done for 5 factory
in Car seat cover industry. It Step 1 Define processes and 36 styles.10 Key
ranges from 50% to 80% of the What to collect? Performance Index parameters are
automobile seat cover cost. Whyto Collect? taken into account.
Thus analyzing and finding any How to Collect?
scope for improvement of Fabric Calculation5KPIs are Used in
material utilization used in this lay without End loss %, Marker
industry. Efficiency, Fabric used in garments,
Fabric usage parameters Fabric Saving % and Fabric Utilization
The research was conducted on were identified to %.End loss, Damage, Fabric Joint loss,
the basis of a need to Splicing overlap wastage, Part
calculate utilisation
understand how accurate is Change, End bit wastage contributes
fabric estimation being done at for Wastage Calculation. Hence 3
the buying stage. And to KPIsare: End loss wastage index,
provide a means to calculate Total Wastage Index, Avoidable
wastage originating from both Five Car Seat Cover Wastage %.9th KPIFinal Material
upstream buying and Manufacturers selected Utilization Index includes Fabric
downstream factory processes. Calculation and Wastage
for data collection
Calculation.10th KPISaving from
It further facilitates Mapping BOM% was calculated from
variation in sourcing Estimated consumption, Lay
consumption vis a vis actual Consumption and Achieved
achieved consumption.This Material Utilisation Index Consumption.
research helps understand and is calculated for
grade factory processes and can manufacturers Positive value of BOM indicates that
be used as a standardized the fabric purchased is more than
evaluation tool for garment required. Negative value of BOM
factories. indicates that fabric purchased is less
than required i.e. they are spending
Objective: more fabric than they were paid for.
Analysis of Data fortrend
Mapping of manufacturers Conclusion:
Primary Objective :
To Evaluate Usage of Fabric in 5 Factories are rated based on
Automobile Seat Cover Final Material Utilisation Index and
Manufacturing Industry Saving from BOM %.
through Material Utilisation Keywords: It can be tracked how material
Index utilisation is faring on factory floor
Consumption, Wastage %,Material for each style. Unaccounted fabric
Secondary Objective : Utilisation %, Fabric Saving is also accountable.
It was concluded that even when
To Develop Key performance material utilization index is good
Indicators of fabric utilisation for a factory, it is not necessary that
in pre-sewing. their fabric buying is also good.
Faculty Mentor:
Industry Mentor:
System Head,
Orient Craft Limited


Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

All organizations strive to improve
performance while maintaining or Step 1- RESEARCH DESIGN A survey was conducted on 60
reducing costs. The performance of garment workers from one of well-
an organization is dependent on known garment industry based in
human behaviour. Delhi NCR to collect the data. The
finding of the study indicated non-
A pertinent question is that is there a Step 2- DESIGNING A monetary rewards can help to
way in which the organisational QUESTIONNAIRE AND increase the motivation of worker so
performance can be improved by INTERVIEW that they can perform better in their
motivating certain behaviours work place.
through monetary and non-monetary
incentives .Managers need to find Step 3- FRAMING A Conclusion:
out what motivate their workers to SAMPLE
perform better by understanding and The present study explores the non-
fulfilling their needs in a smart way. monetary motivational drivers in the
Thus, finding out non-monetary garment workers and analyses the
Step 4- COLLECTIONS OF gap between workers and
motivational drivers for the garment
DATA managers perspective regarding
workers will not only be beneficial
for increasing the work performance motivation. As a result of the whole
research, a non-monetary
but also for the satisfaction of the
workers in the workplace. motivational policy manual is being
Step 5- CLASSIFICATIONS made which help the organisation to
Objective: OF DATA motivate their workers.

To understand the effectiveness of Recommendation:

non-monetary benefits on The following policies have been
motivation of workers and develop a Step 6- FINAL OUTCOME made and added in a manual:
1) Work performance
Sub Objective: Keywords: recognition and
1) To identify various non- involvement policy
Non-monetary motivation, garment
monetary motivational workers, motivation theories, gap 2) Personal development
drivers. analysis, non-monetary motivation policy
2) To develop a non- policy manual. 3) Work life balance policy
monetary incentive 4) Motivation through
policy. communication policy
5) Job enrichment policy
Faculty Mentor:
Mr. C S Joshi
Industry Mentor:
Mr. Rajiv Chaturvedi
System Head (Orient Craft Ltd.)
Background: The recent Research Methodology: Analysis: 30 workers were tested
researches have highlighted through standard instrument (Likert-
the importance of emotional type scale) to measure existing level
intelligence in personal as well Identification of EI of EI across four dimensions.
as professional lives. Some competencies playing Further the daily activities requiring
studies have even suggested significant role in apparel EI were identified through in depth
workers life
the significance of EI over IQ interview and analysis through
in Job satisfaction and other qualitative research techniques of
job related variables as well. data analysis and forming Emotional
Consequently many Competency Matrix. The draft
Identification of EI
organizations are training their training manual thus prepared was
executives in this dimension. competencies required to tested for effectiveness and real time
However no training to be enhanced feedback. After making necessary
enhance the EI competency for rectifications the manual was further
blue collar workers is available validated by EI experts. The
especially for apparel workers. suggestions of experts were
Hence there is dire need of Preparation of draft incorporated to prepare a final
preparing a training manual for training manual training manual.
enhancing EI competencies of
apparel workers in view of Conclusion: 1) Apparel worker in
their existing competency and Delhi-NCR lacks in 3(Emotional
predominant activities of daily Awareness, Emotional Management
life. Pilot training on group of & Social Awareness) out of 4
apparel workers (Emotional Awareness, Emotional
Objective: Management, Social Awareness &
Relationship management)
To identify the significant EI dimensions of EI.
competencies required to be
enhanced for apparel workers 2)These 3 dimensions of EI are
(NCR). Revision of the manual for significant in view of daily activities
EI competency
enhancement of an apparel worker (home and
To prepare a Training Manual work life)
to enhance EI competencies of
workers. 3) EI competencies can be enhanced
in apparel workers through EI
training resulting in higher job
Keywords: satisfaction, productivity and better
Emotional intelligence (EI), Training home -work life balance.
Manual, EI of Apparel workers,
Significant EI competency for apparel
worker, Emotional competency (EC)
Student Name: Denish Lunagaria
Student email :
Students phone no: 8460626012
Faculty Mentor: Ms. Ettishri Rajput,
Assistant Professor.
Industry Mentor:
Mr. Vikas Shrivastav
(Quality Manager,
Laguna Clothing)
Reduction in Rejection level & Improvement in First Time Pass rate through Right First
Time Implementation
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Reworks & Rejections are a The primary data collected from

common problem in garment Step 1: Select Theme: the line and secondary data
Right First Time
industry. To get rid of it is collected from the various reports
never easy but continuous generated from the line were
efforts have always been put analysed to know the trend of the
by management to reduce it Step 2: Current Condition defects operation wise, section
and create satisfied Grasping wise and operator wise.
customers. So the time wasted The analysis suggested to focus on
in redoing the processes, operator method, handing and
reworking the pieces and self-checking.
solving the rejection issues led Step 3: Making Activity RFT was implemented by creating
to a selection of a theme Plan & Target Setting awareness, providing training to
which is called as Right First operators, monitoring their trend
Time. The goal is to do all the and by developing a co relation
things right just at first between the defects and operator.
attempt with perfection, Step 4: Root Cause Reduction in rework from 23% to
ultimately eliminating the time Analysis & taking Counter 3.75%, rejection from 3.95% to
that was wasted in redoing. measures 0.75% and cost of quality from Rs.
22.8 to Rs. 16.8.

Objective: Step 5: Check Results after Conclusion:

implementation RFT implementation helps in
To ensure the first quality saving time, money, efforts,
from each operation right at increasing profits, becoming
first time. To reduce the competitive in the market, reduce
defect level in order to avoid Step 6: Standardize and the cost of production, increase
reworks and rejects. To Root control efficiency & production, reduce
develop a defect free culture cost of poor quality and to achieve
in the mind sets of the people. world class quality. It helps to build
To improve the first time pass a culture and habit in the mindsets
rate & reduce the cost of poor Keywords: of the people of doing the things
quality. Right First Time, Reworks, right Right at First Time.
Rejection, Cost of Quality, World
class quality
Student Name : Manuj Shukla
Email id :
Phone no : 9008117240

Faculty Mentor: Prof.Pavan Godiawala

Industry Mentor: Mr Jay Kumar,
Plant Head, Classical
Mens Wear.

Productivity & Efficiency Improvement through the implementation of Real time data monitoring
system (RFID) in Trouser sewing lines at Classical Mens Wear, Madura Clothing.

Background: Research Methodology: Do the time study, work

sampling, method study for
A Real-time system is a bottleneck operations and
Step 1: Data Capturing and Training
technology tool, which for getting accurate data. find out reason for low
gathers and distributes production. Take Action to
information to everyone in De-Bottleneck.
the factory as events are
happening. Real-time Do the improvements like
Step 2 : To Implement SOP for
System is the technology to layout change, reducing 7
Scanning the RFID card at each and
achieve realistic production every work station. wastes and NVAs.
goals, at reduced cost and Compare the operators of all
increased profit and meets the lines working on same
customer needs at on-time operations take the best
Step 3 : Analysis of data Captured
delivery. method and Implement as
from sewing line
The benefits of installing SOP.
effective and efficient real Conclusion:
time system are seen at all
levels due to immediate on The benefits of installing
Step 4 : The Capacity Study to find
screen access to all effective and efficient real
bottleneck and Time study, work
informations. sampling and video analysis. time system are seen at all
levels due to immediate on
Objective: screen access to all
informations. With the help
Step 5 : : Took Actions to Improve
To Implement Real time of real time system we had
Productivity by Reducing NVAs.
data monitoring system increased the Production by
(RFID) in trouser sewing 100 pcs per day, with
line for Productivity and increase in productivity by
Efficiency Improvement & Keywords: 10%, and Efficiency Improved
to overcome the limitation Real time data monitoring up to 80% and above. The
of the conventional data Overall Project benefits to
capturing method of the company were Rs. 5,
Classical Mens wear, system, RFID Technology, 36,540 per month and yearly
Madura Clothing LEADTEC, Productivity it leads to Rs. 64, 38,480.
Improvement & Efficiency

Find out the low performing operators and
bottleneck operations in each line for system and
production both.
Student Name: Arpit Shahji
Student email :
Students phone no: +91760024360
Faculty Mentor: Ms.Aarti Solanki,
Associate Professor.

Industry Mentor :Mr. Tarun Nangia

Lead consultany-ERP
I4 Global Information

Development of software solution for RETAIL CUSTOMER ANALYTICS

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis :

The purpose of this study is to
Retailers want the Customer
develop a customer analytics Primary Study
analytics to focus on customer
software provide better product retention and loyalty. This
recommendations than simple leaves a great deal of as yet
untapped potential in fields
recommendations, by Demand analysis
relating to sales opportunities
considering several parameters and customer understanding.
together: customers segment,
Retailers have high expectation
the current RFM values of the Feasibility Study from the customer analytics
customer, potential future which help them to understand
deeper customer insights and
customer behaviour and better predictive abilities and
products frequently purchased forecasting models.

together. Development of Business Conclusion:

Objective: process diagram. olutions for customer analytics
1. To develop retail customer help organizations to use this
application to gain actionable
analytic application software insights from customer data,
solution within the Development of architecture, and deliver those insights to
functional specification, the people, processes and
functionalities of NOW (ERP) & systems that can improve
BOARD (Business Intelligence customer satisfaction and
tool). The output of the RFM
Scenario Testing and procedure is a set of easily
2. Develop close relationships Improvement Process understandable decision rules
with customers based on a deep which make organizations
easier to interpret and know
understanding of their that which customer is more
behaviours and needs. Keywords: important and which customer
Customer value, RFM (Recency, Frequency is more contribution to
and Monetary) model, Data mining, revenue for enterprises.
3. To develop functional
Business Analytics, Big Data, Customer The ROI for the store of the
specifications and system Lifetime Value( CLV). application is 1.5.
The payback period of the
architecture design for customer
application is 8 months
Student: Bhawana Mohta
Email ID:
Phone no: 9624259607

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Amar Tewari,
Associate Professor.

Industry Mentor:
Mr. Chandra Kant Sharma,
Direcot, Vaishali Fashion
To develop B2C framework for Ecommerce

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Ecommerce market is taking With the help of requirement and

new turn with coming century. Understanding company details
AHP analysis the e factors were
So many found .
new brands and stores are
adapting this market because of
its easy to reach Phenomena. E factor were used to develop and
Identify the problem area implement e commerce B2C model .

To develop an online shopping Conclusion:
framework of Vaishali Fashions.
Understanding the e commerce A research was done to find which e
business model of other factor is best for our e commerce
and how to use it to make a
successful e commerce B2C model.

Collection of information related

to project (Analysis)

Primary research/Development

Key Words :
E Commerce, Online Shopping,
A framework for B2C model,
AHP analysis.
Student Name : Khushboo
Student email :
Students phone no:9414785173
Faculty Mentor:
Ms. Amisha Mehta,
Associate Professor.

Industry Mentor: Mr.Tarun Nangia

Lead Consultant, i4Global
Development of Solution for Retail Merchandising Planning

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

The traditional retail planning Statistical models of
which follows top-down Step 1- Primary Data collection viaforecasting are not being
approach and extrapolation surveys and Company data used by any retailer
of historical data without any though retailers are
proven mathematical model interested in using
in planning leads to problems statistical models to
like out of stock; which Step 2- Secondary Study forecast in near future.
results in lost sales, Excess Retailers are using ERP
Stock; Leads to high inventory system in their company
carrying cost, Supply chain though most of them are
cost as sales predictions not aware of full
might not be accurate. There Step 3- Business Process Leveling functionality of ERP
is a need of retail solution system which is being
which includes forecasting installed.
using statistical model and 47% of retailers surveyed
uses top down approach for wants to implement an
assortment planning. An Step 4- Preparation of functional integrated ERP in near
insight driven retail enterprise specs future.
is one that combines the art Conclusion:
of merchandising with Retail merchandising
analysis, to accurately predict solution helps to provide
customer demand. Retailers Step 5- Development of a single & broader view of
need data analysis merchandising solution on Board merchandise plan with
capabilities that help them analytics.
make sense of their data. Provides users with
Step 5- Testing advanced analytical
Objective: capabilities (best
To develop Retail practice planning &
Merchandise Planning forecasting functions,
solution based on statistical Keywords: Retail Merchandise automated alerts,
forecasting model for Planning, Top-Down Planning, trending, charting,
Exclusive Brand outlets. Statistical Forecasting, graphical mapping, what
Omni channel. if and simulation
analysis, etc.).
Student Name: Megha Katyal
Student email :
Students phone no: +919818985809
Faculty Mentor: Ms.Aarti Solanki,
Associate Professor.

Industry Mentor :Mr. Sharanapp,

Head Technical,

Development of Made to Measure Formal wears for women

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis :
The company is pioneer in
Made-To-Measure Mens
Formal wears and now Made- Anthropometry Study of Fit analysis of different body
to-Fit Mens Formal wear have women in India. types of women done.
been developed as well. After
this project, the company will Four blocks of jacket and 3 blocks
be having Made-to-Measure of trouser have been developed
formal wears for women as Sizing Study of different from the study.
well which is a new initiative. womens wear brands.
There is no such company . Try on method is used for MTM
which is working in MTM for womens wear.
womens wear but due to
variation in anatomy of Standard Operating Procedures
women, it is a challenging Fit Analysis on the basis of
different brand study. for different levels in the project
project as well. The body spec
have been defined.
of womans body is classified
as missies and petite.
Moreover there are many
brands which provide formal Size Chart Finalisation &
Try on method is used for MTM
womens wear but due to Pattern Development
womens wear
sizing issues there are a lot of
MTM Manual has been developed
fit issues so this concept of
for womens wear.
MTM will provide the measure
Structured report of developing
for the same. Prior in MTM,
Proto Sample Development range of try on of made to
the lead time was 2 weeks
& Review with measure womens formal wear.
now it has been reduced to a Management
week. Nowadays there is
increase in number of women
in +corporate, due to which
the trend is shifting in such a Size Chart & Try on
way that there is a huge Development for different
untapped potential in the body types
formal womens wear
markets, so there is a need for
the project.
Keywords: Made to Measure, Customized
Objective: fit, Try on method, Body Types,
To develop a size chart and Anthropometry study, sizing.
range for womens wear made
to measure jacket and trouser.
Student Name: Ankita Basra
Students Email :
Students phone no: 9996453896
Faculty Mentor:
Mrs. Vasundhra chaudhary,
Associate Professor

Industry Mentor:
Mr. Riyaz uddin,
Category manager,
Black Berry.
Measure follow for Improvement in OTIF(on time in full) in each department

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Blackberrys well known Primary Study To analysis is the delivery in each

domestic brand. Over the of the department.
years, the brand has
established as a renowned Secondary Research Reasons for delay with in each
fashion brand with strong department
presence & a significant
Study and analyse the
player in the Indian market. Solution to meet on time in full
supply chain.
OTIF is an acronym for on- delivery to the customer
time and in-full. It measures
an organizations To calculate Make organization more
performance on getting performance OTIF. effective.
customers exactly what
they want when promised.
In short, it measures how Conclusion:
Reasons for delay by
well a company can get it
analysis of order Reduced lead times, Save
right the first time. Getting
it right the first time inventory, remove bottlenecks,
improves service and meet SFA(sales forecast analysis)
lowers costs. To study and improve quantity, meet customer needs.
OTIF of each department 20% production increased for a
month in manufacturing of shirt.
Objective: .

To Improve OTIF with in the

each department in the Keywords:
company. Decrease lead Analysis, on time, in full ( OTIF),
time &raise awareness of lead time reduction, (sales forecast
Continuous Improvement in analysis, Bottleneck removal.
the Business.
Student Name Milind Awandkar
Students phone no: 8141780199
Faculty Mentor: Mr. Amit Phogat,
Assistant .Professor.
Industry Mentor:
Mr.Ajay Chauhan
(production manager,
banswara syntax.


Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Step 1: Selection of sewing line on The primary data collected by

Self inspection is important in the basis of lot size for data
collection. implementing a new check-sheet at
manufacturing as well as
inline inspection and end-line
service providing industry.
inspection and the data analysed to
Alteration or rework or redo is
know the major occurring defects
the blockades of the normal Step 2: Identifying Critical Area
and most critical operations. The
flow of production. It is an
analysis suggested to focus on
extra work for which the
operator method, handing and
company had to pay. It is more
self checking. Self inspection was
wastage of resources. To avoid
Step 3: Finding the Major implemented by creating
alteration many thing kept Occurring Faults in One Sewing awareness, providing training to
under mind. The holistic Line operators on how to detect and
knowledge of production
solve problem at very first stage.
process and possibility of
defects are must. For quality to Step 4: study of root cause most Conclusion:
come in our product everybody frequently occurring defects.
has an important role to play.
Self-inspection helps in saving
time, money, efforts, increasing
profits, becoming competitive in
Step 5: Self inspection, quality
To reduce rework percentage training and motivational program the market, reduce the cost of
by early detection and production, increase efficiency &
improving self-inspection in production, reduce cost of poor
sewing line quality It helps to build a culture
Step 6: result observed after and habit of Doing things Right
implementation first Time.
Over all rework has been reduced
from 11.09% to 5.52% and
production as increase From 416 to
Step 7: Conclusion
479 pieces per day per line.

Self-inspection, Right first time,
Rework, Rejection & Cost of
Student: Nabin Biswakarma
Email ID:
Phone no:9624258498
Faculty Mentor: Mrs. Ettishri Rajput,
Assistant Professor.
Industry Mentor:
Mr. Ujjwal Khamaru ,
Future Retail, Mumbai

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

Identifying best vendors for Initially the system for style
Step 1 allocation to vendors was
the company which can
Collect and analyze past 5 season studied then on the basis of
deliver quality products in data
less lead time with buyers responses; weight-
age of criteria involved was
optimum costing.
This project talks about the
Step 2 Evaluation was done of the
process which helps a vendors on the basis of nine basic
Vendor evaluation on the nine basic
company develop and parameters Quality, Delivery,
analyze their vendor base parameters
Costing, SAM, Line Setup, PP
which will be profitable for Sample, Merchandising, Turnover
the company in the future and Capacity.
since in any retail industry
Step 3 Process mapping (sewing line) of
performance of their Grouping of vendors according to
vendor is very imperative. the best vendor (A) and a relatively
their performance.
weak performing vendor (B).
Process implementation of A on B ,
Objective: thus improving productivity.
To Evaluate the vendors. Step 4:
To Streamline of the Process mapping (sewing line) of the Conclusion:
Process and productivity best vendor (A) and a relatively weak
improvement through performing vendor (B) The vendor evaluation helped
process improvisation. us to benchmark the vendors.
This helped in the
Step 5: development of the processes
Process implementation of A on B , of the vendor.
thus improving productivity The process development
further results in the increase
in productivity for the vendor
The productivity of B was
Keywords: increased by 22.22%
Vendor Evaluation, Lead Time, Value
Added Time, Non Value Added Time,
Process Improvement.
Student Name: Nitin Yadav
Student email :
Students phone no: +918511450989
Faculty Mentor:
Ms. Nupur Chopra
(Assistance professor )
Industry Mentor :
Mr. Sandeep Kankani
(Plant Manager )
Arvind Life Style Knits division
Chitradurga Bangalore
Kanban Implementation in Sewing Department
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis :

The purpose of this study is to Accountability of the

Kanban is a lean To observe and analyze the garments is maintained
overall process
manufacturing tool which is Reduces rework time leads
used as a signaling system. It to reduction in production
uses cards to signal every loses
Current value stream mapping
department. Kanban is and Find out the non value added Easy to identify the
frequently known as a "pull" problems and actions can
system as everything is pulled be taken immediately
in response to past demand. A pull system helped in
Calculate the kanban size
Objective: reduction of WIP
Primary Objective
Display visuals of Kanban
To Implement kanban system system, with the aim to
Design kanban flow
in sewing department track the orders right from
the supermarket to sewing
Secondary Objective
department, for the same
To use Kanban method to Implemented by training kanban system was
standardize and control installed.
production at each and
Conclusion :
every step of sewing
process Audit the working kanban These modifications lead to

To streamline the entire reduce the waste to a great

process flow, remove and extent. Also over

prevent non value added Keywords : Lean management, Kanban production were controlled.

activities and standardize inventory, Just-in-Time philosophy, Work In The Percentage of pieces

the operating procedure Process inventory missing from the sewing

to create an ideal line after implementation

condition for of the system fell from

implementing Kanban. 0.78% to 0.15%.

Student Name: Nuti Mehta
Student Email :
Students Phone no: 9662607904
Faculty Mentor:.
Mr. Pranav Vora, Associate Professor.
Industry Mentor: Mr Sharanappa Balaganur,
MTM Tech Manager, The Raymond Group

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

There was a requirement of This project has been carried out on
Observe the shop and the
standard process to be the production floor.
production floor
followed in Made-To- Main focus is on how to reduce the
quality errors from the cutting,
Measure Department. In
Secondary Data Collection to sewing and finishing section without
order to avoid issues this
find major problems hampering the daily production.
occurs at each step right from
With the help of tools such as Pitch
taking the order to the
Diagram, Skill Matrix, Kaizen the
dispatch of the garment. 70% Re-define data collection current situation was analyzed and
procedure and primary data
of the issue occurs from solutions for the problems were
pattern, CAD and cutting identified and implemented.
Use 8-D to solve major issues in
Objective: the line. Conduct training Conclusion:
programs for operators. Key areas of concern
To Decrease in product
where extra operators
quality errors with the help of had been assigned were
Standardizing critical operations identified with the help of
quality management system and self-check implementation in Pitch Diagram.
and by analyzing defects as the line. Masters training at shop. Extra operators were
removed on the basis of
per the customer in order to
the Pitch Diagram and
minimize the returns/ Create a system for follow up of Skill Matrix,
refunds. issues order-wise With the help of Kaizen
implementation in both
Keywords: CAM cutters, the time for
Quality Management System, changing of the fabric lays
8-D Approach, Check Sheet, Self- was reduced.
check, Defect Reduction.
Student: Shruti Agrawal
Email ID:
Phone no:9624256406
Faculty Mentor:
Mrs. Vasundhara Chaudary,
Associate Professor.
Industry Mentor:
Mr. Ujjwal Khamaru ,
Future Retail, Mumbai
Merchandise Re-Planning A Replenishment Plan For Optimum Output In Core Mens T-Shirt.

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

With the proper merchandise
The competition in retail planning and replenishment the
Step 1
industry is very high. So, sales loss can be minimized
losing a customer because Analysis of last 5 Years data considerably.
of stock out is a risk for the
company. To avoid stock With correct merchandise and
outs the proper replenishment plan the sales loss
merchandise and Step 2 due to stock out can be avoided
replenishment plan should upto 25%, this increases customer
Customer profiling survey
be made on the basis of satisfaction.
To re-plan the existing The sales loss was reduced
Step 3
by 22.5%.
merchandise plan for Made the Merchandise and
Replenishment Plan The customer satisfaction
optimum output. increases on getting the
merchandise available.
To develop a
replenishment plan to Step 4
lower the sales loss due Locate Re-order Point

to stock out.

Implementation of these
Step 5
plan as SOP in the
Implementation of Merchandise
company. and Replenishment Plan

Merchandise Plan, Replenishment Plan,
Forecasting, Re-Order Point, Safety
Stock, Stock Out
Student Name: SONAM PIRANI

Faculty Mentor: Ms,Aarti Solanki,

Associate Prof.

Industry Mentor: Mukesh Arora

DGM(Shahi Exports)
Reduction in changeover time using SMED and analyzing its effect on OEE

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

It has become increasingly In this project the changeover time
important to economically of company which was 8-10 hrs was
Analysis and recording of
manufacture products in reduced by implementing SMED by
current changeover losses
in the company converting most of internal
smaller and smaller product
activities to external.
batches. On one hand, new
management philosophies and Changeover time is reduced by
buyers demand that product Calculating OEE for elimination of some of time losses
lead times (both development analysing the effect of and converting internal activities to
changeover external
and then manufacturing
times) are kept as small as
possible. On the other hand,
product customization has Categorising elements into SMED is a revolutionary way to
increased, thereby increasing internal and external
approach production today and is
the number of parts in a applicable wherever setup
product family. operations occur
Keeping this in mind and . Flexibility of operations, increased
Converting internal productivity, decreased lead time,
average changeover time at
elements to the external and zero inventory take on a new
the company, it is found that elements
there is a great need to reduce meaning with SMED applications.
the changeover time. SMED's acceptance within
Single-Minute Exchange of organizations requires cultural
Die (SMED) is one of the Suggesting and change.
many lean production method implementing smarter For SMED to be effective, team
for reducing waste in a solutions and again work, creativity, and the desire to
manufacturing process. It calculating OEE pursue continuous improvement
provides a rapid and efficient must be common goals of each
way of converting a individual within the organization.
Assessing the impact of The management system must also
manufacturing process from methodology
running the current product to be open to change before taking
running the next product. advantage of the additional
productivity potential offered by
effective applications.
Objective: To Reduce the SMED, Skill matrix, line balancing, layout
changeover time while simulation, internal and external
shifting from one style to activities
another style in sewing
Student Name:Sujit Kumar ranjan
Student email :
Students phone no: +9714969302
Faculty Mentor: Ms.Nupur Chopra,
Assistant Professor.

Industry Mentor :
Mr. Keshav Murthy
Arvind Ltd.,Life style apparel,
Knits Divison,


Background: Research Methodology: Analysis :

The Traffic Light System is a The alteration percentage and
statistical process tool rejection percentage of sewing line
Line Selection for the data
designed to continually was very high.
improve both product quality There was no proper accountability
and process consistency of rejected pieces.
throughout the garment More operator absenteeism causing
assembly process; key more operator movement from one
personnel being alerted to Identification of the factors line to another
issues at the point of that lead to increase in
manufacture. The system rejections and reworks.
differs from many other Conclusion:
similarly named programmers (1)The project Reducing Rejections
as it more tightly controls the and Reworks in Sewing Room
defect tracking process; this Root cause Analysis to find
through Quality Improvement
includes using a cumulative the for possible solution provided a continual learning
approach to assessing experience. It has not only
workstation performance strengthened knowledge on the
which ultimately increases academic grounds and but also gave
the likelihood of a Red traffic the exposure to practices that are
To search for possible
light that will in turn stop the being followed in the garment
workstation. solutions or alternatives for
industry nowadays.
Combined with a rigorous the above mentioned
approach to root-cause (2) The rework percentage of line
analysis through the daily and
- Implementation of Traffic reduces up to 8.27 from 18.
weekly TLS meetings,
problems are tackled in a Light System. (3)The rejection percentage of line
timely manner and reduce up to 1.54 from 2.36.
preventative measures
installed to eliminate
Observing the Results of
Objective: TLS implementation.
To implement traffic light
system in sewing line.
To reduce alteration &
rejection present. Keywords: Traffic light system, Alteration,
Rejection ,Audit, Cost of Quality.
Student : Tessy Thomas
Student email
Students phone no:9624261465

Faculty Mentor: Ms. Amisha Mehta,

Associate Professor

Industry Mentor:
Ms.Shweta Agarwal,
Senior Manager,

Introduction to Plus Size Wears

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:
The plus size market is still 40% women in India are
growing, and in the next hour glass shaped.
Primary Data collection via surveys The main problems faced by
five years it is expected to
and Company data plus sized women include
continue growing as more
waist, hip round and across
brands respond to its
shoulder, neckline and
demand. Plus size apparel
market (Rs 11,000 crore) The most preferred brands
Comparative study of different
still remains untapped. As in plus size include All,
per the India Apparel brands size chart Mustard and Pluss.
Report 2008, Plus size The designs were introduced
apparel contributes according to hour glass
approximately 188 crore to shape but fitted other body
Suggesting a size chart for plus size shapes as well with minor
the Rs 122,400 crore
Understanding the prominent shape changes in the garment.
domestic apparel market.
Currently, plus-size clothing
has a share of 0.15 per cent Conclusion:
Different body shapes faced
of the total Indian apparel
Introduction of Plus size wears most problems in common
market. Larger sizes,
exposure to western culture areas.
and awareness about
The designs and the patterns
fashion trends have created were done in a way
accelerated the demand for that it fits the maximum of
Implementing it on different body
fashionable plus-size body shapes.
apparel in India. The Indian With slight variations in
market demands Plus size major areas such as
growth and since many shoulders, armhole, bust,
Analysis of the result
brands have now started waist, hips and neckline the
introducing plus size, Zovi dress could fit any body
understanding its market shape.
has planned to cater to plus Keywords: Plus size, Fit, ,,
sized women in designs and Women, body shapes

Objective: o introduce plus

size wears in
Student Name: Trividha Gotewala
Students Email :
Students phone no: +919929999911
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Amar Tewari,
Associate Professor.

Industry Mentor :Mr. Ujjawal kothari

Manager, Monte Carlo

Evaluate the performance measures to streamline the delivery system

Background: Research Methodology: Conclusion:

The research project was This project was aimed
initiated to fulfill an aim for at improving the
more knowledge about Primary Study performance of supply
chain towards
models for measuring the
performance of the Supply While doing this project
chain. The focus in this an insight into first-
study is to present methods Data Collection (previous years hand experience of
and models for measuring sales report, customer details etc how online apparel
Supply Chain performance retail value chain
and to suggest a method to works, and how the
finer aspects and
seek to improve overall
intricacies of the
performance. Data Analysis of past years
business in a
challenging industrial
set up.
1.To present ways of
The performance of
measuring and improving Development of measures to
supply chain towards
evaluate performance towards customer was
customer related customers increased from 33% to
performance of the Supply 45%.
chain. Streamline the delivery
2.To streamline the delivery
system with analysis of
supply chain system. Evaluate Improvement in the
overall performance
3.Study and analyze the
supply chain of an e
Keywords: Supply Chain, Supply Chain
commerce brand. Management, Warehouse site selection,
Performance Measures
Student Name: Vaghela Dhruvaben
Student email :
Student phone no: 7567021302
Faculty Mentor: Mr.Pranav Vora,
Associate Professor.
Industry Mentor:
Mr.Ajay Chauhan
Manager-IE dept
Banswara syntex limited,Surat
Waste reduction in cutting room
Background Research Methodology: Analysis:
In an apparel manufacturing Effective Fabric
company, cutting room is a utilization through waste
critical component of the reduction
manufacturing process as it Cost saving
Observing the cutting room through implementation of
feeds the main sewing
best practices in cutting
operation and once the fabric is
Understand the process in a section
cut wrong it cannot be
cutting room Workplace utilization
corrected afterwards. So it is from proper 5S to reduce
must to have sufficient capacity unnecessary waste
in cutting room to provide Fabric loss
necessary output to meet the Collection of data related to minimization through
demand of the sewing room. cutting room. improved work practices
Any additional capacity added to Waste reduction in
the sewing operation has to be gripper fabric through pre
matched with the additional Analysing the data planned gripper
capacity in cutting room as well. consumption for every style
In Baswara syntex
limited : Fabric utilization is increased
Fabric utilization was less as all Problem finding
by 7.021 % .By improving
the lays are not spread equally at spreading method utilization
the end of the lay in a straight line of 82.94% of fabric which was
Gripper fabric consumption Proposing solution to the earlier 75.92 %.
was more due to poor planning of problems Gripper waste is
the exact consumption reduced because of proper
Extra cutting of the swatch consumption detail of
fabric for fabric testing particular brand.
Unnecessary movement of the Implementation
In testing total money can
roll result into extra time be saved (approx.) 8760
consumption from in-house toc Rs per year
storage area. The average movement
Objective Keywords: Waste Reduction, was reduced by 23.86 %
To minimise the wastage in Fabric Saving , Gripper consumption , movement reduction can be
cutting room and to reduce fabric testing , Roll movement , Fabric possible due to proposed
fabric waste. utilization. layout
Student Name: Chidanand.K
Students phone no: 8807214718
Faculty Mentor:Mr. Amit Kumar Anjanee, Asst. Professor-DFT & RIC
Industry Mentor: Mr. Vinay Gowda, Production manager, celebration
apparels (Raymond group),Hosakote, Bangalore.


Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

The company is facing the This project has been carried out in
Study and observation process the Sleeve and Back section of the
problem of excess manpower flow of production floor, production floor.
.This has increased the cost Main focus is on how to reduce the
extra operators from both the sections
per garment due to increase in without hampering the daily
the labour cost, Due to excess Primary data collection and production.
identification of the problem With the help of tools such as Pitch
manpower, the operators are Diagram, Skill Matrix, ECRS, Kaizen the
not working with full current situation was analyzed and
solutions for the problems were
capacity. The company is not identified and implemented.
Discuss and analyze loop holes
able to achieve its daily output & non value added activity in
the production floor
target which results into late
shipment of the order, There
is a lack of multi- skill Prepare the pitch diagram, plan Key areas of concern where
where we can reduce the man
operators. In spite of having extra operators had been
assigned were identified
capabilities to do different
with the help of Pitch
tasks, the operators rarely opt Diagram.
Pilot run and implementation of Extra operators were
to try new operations. pitch diagram, implementation removed on the basis of the
of kaizen.
Pitch Diagram and Skill
With the help of Kaizen
Rationalizationof man Standardize the solution. implementation:
Effective Utilization of Man Successfully reduced
Power. two operators In
Line Balancing. Keywords: Button attachment
Implementation of Kaizen. Pitch diagram operation.
Operator skill matrix Successfully reduced
ECRS two operators in
Kaizen extra placket
trimming operation.
Student Name: Arun Kumar
Student email
phone no: -- 9015914029
Faculty Mentor: Dr. PRABIR JANA
Industry Mentor: Mr UDAY N B
Sales & Technical Manager, Gutermann

Development of Ready Reckoner for Presser Feet Pressure during Sewing

Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:

As the garment For medium weight cotton fabrics, slight
manufacturing technology Detailed study of change in pressure of presser foot has no
is getting matured, the different presser foot effect on puckering.
measurement of each and and devices to measure 5 different types of light weight fabrics like
every process parameter is pressure. polyester, viscose chiffon, viscose, cotton
becoming important. There voile, cambric were selected for test. The
are many sewing seam appearance was measured for sewing
parameters which are set Collect most commonly 2 ply, 3 ply and 4 ply under 4 different
qualitatively during sewing used fabric for ready pressure, 1.5kg, 2.5kg, 3.5kg, 4.5kg.
which are crucial for reckoner for an ex poly- The needle type, SPI, thread tension, feed
achieving best quality. georgette dog height were kept constant:
Presser foot pressure is one
such parameter which is set Final Rating According to AATCC scale
as high, medium and low Pressure foot
1.5 2.5
based on experience of the Cut the fabric sample pressure (kgs)
Fabric Ply 2 Ply 3 Ply 4 Ply 2 Ply 3 Ply 4 Ply
operator or machine according to BSI polyester 4 4.375 4.625 4.5 4.375 4.875

engineer. There is separate standard and do stitching viscose chiffon

cotton voile
viscose 4.025 4.35 4.45 4.075 4.45 4.775
equipment available to
Cambric 4.5 4.5 4.75 4.75 5 4.875
measure the presser foot Pressure foot
3.5 4.5
pressure but there is still no pressure (kgs)

guideline available for According to AATCC Fabric Ply 2 Ply 3 Ply 4 Ply 2 Ply 3 Ply 4 Ply
polyester 3 3.5 5 4 4.5 4.875
different fabric and seam
puckering scale, decide viscose chiffon 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.625

type. This study aims to

the appropriate pressure cotton voile
viscose 4.425
4 4.1
Cambric 4.5 4.75 4.5 4.5 4.75 4.875
explore feasibility and
Conclusion :
develop a ready reckoner
for presser foot pressure Best seam appearance was achieved at 3.5
Built the reckoner kg for 4 ply of polyester, in viscose chiffon
while sewing different according to the
fabrics. 4.5-4.6 kg for 2-4 plies, in cambric 2.5 kg
AATCC scale for 3plies, in cotton voile2.5 kg for 4 plies,
Objective: in viscose 3.5 kg for 4 plies.

Development of Ready In more increase in pressure of presser

Reckoner for Presser Feet Keywords: Ready reckoner, foot causes bottom side puckering due to
Pressure during Sewing Presser foot pressure, AATCC more feeding of fabric by the feed dog
puckering scale, BSI during stitching.
puckering sample standard Pressure increase up to 4.5 kg causes plies
slippage due to large friction force acting
under bottom side of the fabric.
Student:- Somya Tank
Phone- 9716726948, 9548692578
Faculty Mentor: Prof. (Dr.)
Suhail Anwar
Industry Mentor: Mr. Saurav
(Sales manager) Company

Develop business strategy for apparel software product across different geographical region
Background: Research Methodology: Analysis:
Forces that shape and influence the Develop the ranking of countries From 125 countries across the
industry or market the organisation (on net exports) world 10 countries were
operates in. selected.
Strength of Barriers to Entry - how The 10 countries (based on net exports
easy is it for new rivals to enter the and other parameters) are finally
industry, Supplier power the evaluated.
greater the power, the less control Identifying the garment industry .
Scope of entering into the market And then out of seven strategies
the organisation has on the supply
BCG matrix is chosen to draw
of its inputs, Buyer powerhow
out 4 strategies for business
much power do customers in the
industry possess, Threat from expansion
substituteswhat alternative Analyzing the parameters related
The strategy is applied in 4 corners as
products and services are there. to zones by research.
Internal Records and Marketing
Intelligence-Profound shifts in
centres of economic activity,
increases in public-sector activity, Complete analysis of the market &
change in consumer landscape, ways of capture
technological connectivity. Business
expansion that is self-generated.
This is mainly done through
increases in marketing & sales of Conclusion:
current product, evaluating net Comparative evaluation of 7
strategies Driving strategies for business
exports, exporting goods to foreign
by applying BCG matrix.
countries, and franchising. This is a
relatively low risk method of 5% of the profit sharing = 6480
business expansion. USD
Objective: Listing strategies based on BCG 194,400 is the revenue
matrix. generated from 10 countries
Deducing various strategies
for geographical regions (with almost negligible
necessary for business investment)
expansion. Giving a clear vision as to how
Improvement in profit & sales. Developing four strategies out for to enter into a market.
Listing out Countries to start the expansion Identification of various regions
expansion. (10 countries) for selling of
More security available in product.
diversifying into development Keywords: Providing simple yet necessary
of other products Self actualisation, BCS matrix, Net changes for better running in
Better ability to spread the risk exports, Business expansion, particular regions.
across the different products. Strategic Alliance, Cash cows Creating need for the strategies
Marketing Intelligence
and measures to sustain so.