COMPANY PROFILE• Karnataka soaps & Detergents Limited, a successor to the government soap factory, which is one of the premier factories among the Indian soap industries.• The high quality Sandalwood oil was introduced to the world by the Government Soap Factory.• The factory was started a very small unit near K.R.Circle, Bangalore .• Then, the factory shifted its operations to Rajajinagar industrial area, Bangalore in July 1957.• The plant occupies an area of 42 acres .
Cont..• In November 1918, the Mysore Sandal Soap was introduced in the market.• Sandal soap was produced and introduced in the market under the brand name of MYSORE SANDAL SOAP during the year 1918.• In 1950 Government decided to expand the factory in two stages.• The industry has 2 more divisions one at Shimoga and another at Mysore .
RENAMING OF COMPANY• On Oct 1st 1980, the Government Soap Factory was renamed as “KARNATAKA SOAPS AND DETERGENTS LIMITED”.• KS&DL has been built up with rich tradition for the quality of its products.• The Karnataka state is the original home of the Sandal oil, which uses Original perfume sandalwood in the manufacturing of Mysore Sandal Soaps. It is also known as the “FRAGRANT AMBASSADOR OF INDIA”.• TRADEMARK OF MYSORE SANDAL SOAP• The “SHARABHA”
PRODUCTS• Mysore Sandal Soap• Mysore Sandal Baby Soap• Three-In-One Gift Pack• Mysore Rose Soap• Mysore Sandal Gold Soap• Mysore Sandal Gold Sixer• Gift Pack 6 in 1• Mysore Sandal Classic Soap• Millennium soap
MAJOR DEPARTMENTS OF KS&DL• Human Resource Department.• Production Department.• Marketing Department.• Stores Department.• Research & Development.• Export department.
LEARNING EXPERIENCE:• The learning experience gained by me during the internship training was very much practical oriented.• Mostly all the concepts and theories, which I studied in the class, are applicable practically.• The overall study of the organization reveals that the company has grown tremendously• Since its incorporation from 1918, now it has independent units for manufacturing sandalwood oils, toilet soaps, washing soaps, detergents, cosmetics.
CONT..• I had a great time working on the internship, as it gives insights into the working environment of an organization.• The training has exposed me to many facts of an organization and also helped me to gain practical knowledge.• I became more aware of the soap industry and the role played by KSDL.
Cont..• Time management.• Communication Skills.• How to approach higher people?• Patience.• Team work.