Marathwada Shikshan Prasarak Mandal’s

Shri Shivaji Institute of Engineering
and Management Studies, Parbhani

Industrial Visit

Industrial Visit Report
MSRTC Central Workshop, Parbhani

Date: 4th March, 2024  

Time: 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Organized by: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Shivaji Institute of Engineering and Management Studies, Parbhani

Supervisors: Prof. B. R. Shinde, Prof. Deulkar S. S., Prof. Sarpate S. S., Prof. Siddiqui S. S., Prof. Sadawarte P. A., Prof. Bele N. M.

Participants: 47 Mechanical Engineering students (SY, TY and B. Tech Final Year Students)


The Mechanical Engineering department of SSIEMS arranged a comprehensive industrial visit to the MSRTC Central Workshop in Parbhani. The visit aimed to provide students with practical insights into various aspects of bus maintenance and repair processes.

Sections Visited:

  1. Engine Overhaul Section: Students observed the meticulous process of engine disassembly, cleaning, inspection, and reassembly. They learned about the intricacies of engine maintenance and testing from experienced technicians.
  2. Chassis Maintenance Section: In this section, students gained an understanding of chassis alignment, suspension system maintenance, and brake system inspection and repair. They learned about ensuring the structural integrity and safety of buses.
  3. Body Repair and Painting Section: Here, students witnessed the repair of body damage, painting, and finishing tasks. They learned about restoring the aesthetic appeal and structural integrity of buses.
  4. Electrical and Electronics Section: Students were introduced to the maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical systems and electronic components in buses. They learned about troubleshooting electrical issues and ensuring passenger safety.
  5. Upholstery and Interior Section: This section focused on maintaining and repairing interior components such as seats and flooring. Students learned about providing comfort and convenience to passengers.
  6. Welding and Fabrication Section: Students observed welding and fabrication techniques used for repairing metal components and fabricating new parts. They learned about ensuring the structural strength and durability of buses.
  7. Testing and Quality Control Section: Students witnessed the rigorous testing and quality control checks conducted before buses are put back into service. They learned about ensuring the reliability and safety of buses for passengers.
  8. Parts Inventory and Distribution Section: Students gained insights into managing inventory and distributing spare parts for repairs and maintenance. They learned about ensuring the availability of essential components.


The industrial visit to MSRTC Central Workshop provided students with invaluable practical knowledge and exposure to real-world bus maintenance and repair processes. It enhanced their understanding of mechanical engineering principles and prepared them for future careers in the automotive industry.


We express our gratitude to the workshop section in-charges for their informative sessions and hospitality, which greatly enriched the learning experience of the students. We also thank the management of MSRTC Central Workshop for facilitating this educational visit.