ZED Awareness Programs
Quality Council of India (QCI) has been nominated by The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises as the National Monitoring and Implementation Unit (NMIU) for the Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED). QCI had conducted Faculty Training Program for 23 members of NIQR during January 2017 and had provided a prestigious slot to NIQR in organising ZED Awareness Programs for MSMEs. NIQR Head Quarters have organised 4 such Awareness programs in March 2017.
Mr. K. Sridharan Balaji, NIQR National Secretary coordinated the programs for the suppliers of major industries in Chennai. Mr. R. Gopinath, NIQR Office Staff coordinated the on-line registration of participants and other requirements of the program as directed by QCI.
First ZED Awareness Program; Mr. P.K. Aggarwal inaugurated the first program on 15th March 2017 at TAFE; Mr. A. Pradeep, ECM, NIQR Chennai Branch was the faculty and there were 49 participants from vendors of TAFE.
Second ZED Awareness Program; Mr. P. Kothandaraman, ECM, NIQR Chennai Branch was the faculty in the program conducted on 17th March 2017 at Super Auto Forge for 42 participants from their suppliers.
Third ZED Awareness Program; this was organised on 18th March 2017 for members of SIMA. Mr. Sundaravadivelu, ECM, NIQR Chennai Branch was the faculty and there were 28 participants from suppliers of M/S Severn Glocon India Private Limited, Irungattukottai.
Fourth ZED Awareness Program; Dr. V. M. Gunasekaran, ECM, NIQR Chennai Branch was the faculty at Irungattukottai for supplies of M/S Sharada Motors and Wipro. There were 45 participants in the program conducted on 22nd March 2017..
The feedback from all the participants was excellent.