NIQR HQ organised the fourth Competition on Six Sigma Case Study Presentation on 24th November 2018 at Hotel Radha regent, Chennai.
The function started with lighting of Kuthuvilakku by 4 Dignitaries and two of the Participants.
In the inaugural function, Dr. V. Swaminathan, National Sr. Vice President, NIQR welcomed the gathering. He detailed the purpose of NIQR organizing 6 sigma case study competitions. He also expressed happiness at the large registration of teams, six delegates from various organizations. He also mentioned that based on the performance of teams, awards will be given in three categories namely Platinum, Gold & Silver. He conveyed his best wishes to all the teams.
Mr. V. Raghavan, National Treasurer, NIQR introduced the jury members and Stream Managers. Further he explained the details of timeline norms to be followed by the teams. He also announced the sequence of the team presentations picked randomly by some of the participants.
Dr. A. Sanjeeva Rao, Past National President, NIQR Mr. Anandakumar, National Council Member NIQR, Mr. R. Mohanakrishnan, Past National Treasurer, NIQR and Mr. G. R. Janarthanan, Director General, NIQR were the Juries.
Mr. S. Murugan, Vice Chairman, NIQR Chennai Branch performed the MC role.
Mr. V. Raghavan performed the Scorer and compilation role.
Vote of thanks was given by Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar, National Secretary, NIQR.
After tea break the case study presentations started at 10.45am in two halls and completed around 3.00pm.
In the Valedictory Function, Dr. V. Swaminathan gave the welcome address and Mr. S. Murugan introduced the Chief Guest, Mr. S. Rajasekaran, National President, NIQR and other dignitaries and delegates.
Feed back about the program was shared by four team members. All the respondents appreciated the way in which the whole program was organized and were happy to learn various steps of 6 sigma methodologies and application of tools. There were also suggestions to conduct this program at national level.
Dr. A. Sanjeeva Rao on behalf of the judges shared about the overall performance of the teams and highlighted that the overall maturity level of teams in systematic application of Six Sigma Methodology, relevant high level tools and quality of presentations have significantly improved. All the projects had significant impact on their respective businesses.
The Chief Guest in his valedictory address complimented the participating teams. He also suggested to the organizations to utilize the services of NIQR for betterment of employees’ work life as well as organizations.
Awards and Certificates presented to all teams by the Chief Guest and Mr. K. Manikandan, National Vice President, NIQR
Totally 7 Platinum, 6 Diamond and 3 Gold Awards were presented to the teams.
Mr. S. Murugan proposed the vote of thanks.