Memorandum of Understanding with ASQ
National Institution for Quality & Reliability had signed an MOU with American Society for Quality India Pvt. Limited (ASQ India), a 100% owned subsidiary of ASQ Inc (USA) on 12th May 2017. It was due to unstinted efforts of Dr. V. Swaminathan, NIQR National Vice President for the last six months that had paved the way for the coming together of two premiere Quality Organisations.
In a colourful function at NIQR Conference hall on 12th May 2017, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Aggarwal, National President - NIQR and Mr. Anindaya Sarangi, Director APAC – ASQ signed the MOU.
The intent of this MOU between the ASQ India and NIQR is to outline the way in which the two parties will collaborate and be able to leverage complementary capabilities i.e. ASQ’s globally recognised Body of Knowledge (ASQ-BoK) based portfolio, content, structure and global best practices with NIQR’s local understanding, reach and visibility to enhance the common mission of quality through the facilitation of establishing of a quality based knowledge system and culture in India.
The scope of activities would focus on enhancing capacities for deployment of quality and reliability based education across all industries. The scope will also look at developing India centric international best practices on reliability to drive NIQR’s program for continuous improvement.