JIT, Thoppur NIQR Student Chapter
Lecture on Poka Yoke by Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar
The NIQR Student Chapter of Jayalakshmi Institute of Technology, Thoppur organised a guest lecture on Poka Yoke on 4th April 2017 from 10.00AM to 12.30PM. Mrs. B. Umamaheswari, HOD Management Studies welcomed the gathering and Mr. C. Manivannan, Coordinator of the Chapter introduced the speaker Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar, Secretary - NIQR Chennai Branch.
The faculty explained the necessity of Poka Yoke in every walk of life and the benefits of in manufacturing industry. Through some simple exercises, he made the management students and staff understand why mistakes happen and how to implement mistake proofing in the design stage itself. He briefed the audience about the Ten Types of Human Mistakes and various errors possible during mass production. He then explained the 3 methods of Poka Yoke, namely the contact method, the fixed-value (or constant number) method & the motion - step (or sequence) method.
The lecture was attended by 60 NIQR student members and the Faculty members of management studies.
Dr. P. Mathialagan, proposed the vote of thanks and wanted NIQR to arrange such Guest Lectures to make the Students Industry-ready.